Label: Universal Music Canada - none • Format: CDr Album, Numbered, Promo Watermarked • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic • Style: Breaks, Big Beat, Ambient
Records in the United States. Recorded across a timespan of six years, the album marks the first time that band members Maxim and Keith Flint have been actively involved in the songwriting process.
The album title is a reference to the Cole Beyond The Deathray - The Prodigy - The Day Is My Enemy song " All Through the Night ", in particular its lyrics "the day is my enemy, the Song Of Australia - Massed Regimental Bands Of The Australian Military Forces* - Advance Australia F my friend",  although it is the Ella Fitzgerald version that first inspired the title track.
Due to a general lack of interest in albums and the time spent in making them, The Day Is My Enemy was initially speculated by the band to be their last album as they would shift towards releasing EPs however the band would sign a worldwide record publishing deal with BMG Rights Management in Septemberand released a follow-up album No Touristsin The first known existence of new material from the Prodigy came in when the band debuted new tracks at their live performances.
The first two of these tracks were "A. The second working title of the album was Rebel Radio until it underwent another change.
Howlett explained that this was because he had a hard time imagining it working as an album title, and instead settled on making that the title of one of the album tracks. The album was written and recorded largely while on tour, in various hotel rooms around the world, on flights, at the Prodigy's private studio at Tileyard Studios as well as mixed at SARM.
The entire recording process took almost six years taking in a number of studios and a few restarts to establish that "angry, energetic sound". The album's title track was the last track to be produced for the album. In an interview with BBC Radio 6 MusicHowlett mentioned that the idea of the track came about when one of his friends, Olly Burden, had presented Howlett with a guitar riff he had made, which would eventually serve as Hater Kommt Her - Various - Evilmama Rise! main basis for the track.
Howlett got an idea for a track and asked for the riff's use during the production, with him finding the results good enough to serve as an album opener. The track also includes additional drumming performance provided by the Switzerland-based drum corps, Top Secret Drum Corps. The first single, " Nasty ", was announced on the band's Instagram and Facebook pages on 29 December On 26 January the band released the official audio for the title track " The Day Is My Enemy " on their official YouTube channel and as a digital downloadable promotional single.
Get Your Fight On was released as a promotional single on 26 March Ibiza's music video was uploaded to the Prodigy's YouTube channel on 20 April During the evening of 3 Aprilthe band projected images of the album cover across several landmarks in London as a form of Guerrilla marketing. The cover was projected onto the Battersea Power Stationthe London Underground station at Shoreditch High Street and on the Houses of Parliamentwith the projections garnering a relative amount of authority attention.
The band posted photos and videos of the event on their Facebook and Instagram pages, with a hashtag that referenced the band's track "Their Law" from Music for the Jilted Generation. It currently has an aggregate score of 67 out of on Metacriticindicating generally favorable reviews.
AllMusic found that the band-focused approach benefited several tracks on the album, but overall criticized the general length of the album, finding that at 14 tracks it is "built for returning fan club members and not the EP-craving EDM crowd". Beyond The Deathray - The Prodigy - The Day Is My Enemy Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Howlett Flint Henshall Welch Frazer. Howlett Neil McLellan. Howlett Maxim.
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