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The Prodigy: Glasgow Academy

Pete Paphides, Times, The, 10 December 2008

IN 1996, WHEN Keith Flint – the face that soonest springs to mind when people think of the Prodigy – shovelled on the kohl and sculpted two tufts of hair into horns to tell us he was the evil 'Firestarter', it was hard to imagine how he might carry such a singular look into middle age. Next year Flint reaches 40, but any signs that he might be mellowing were absent as the Essex post-rave pioneers began this low-key theatre tour in advance of their imminent Invaders Must Die album.

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