Electronic Battle Weapon

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"Electronic Battle Weapon"
Single by The Chemical Brothers
Released 1996—Present
Genre Big beat, electro house, electronica
Label Freestyle Dust
Producer(s) The Chemical Brothers

"Electronic Battle Weapon" is a series of singles by The Chemical Brothers made for DJs to play in clubs. The songs have been used as tracks in several albums as well as b-sides of other singles.

Singles[edit]

Information
Electronic Battle Weapon 1 (June 1, 1996) XDUSTLPDJ 2
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 1" – "It Doesn't Matter" – 6:38
Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 1" was renamed "It Doesn't Matter" from The Chemical Brothers second album Dig Your Own Hole as song number 6. The vocal sample was taken from "It Comes on Anyhow" by Lothar and the Hand People.

Electronic Battle Weapon 2 (June 1, 1996) XDUSTLPDJ 2
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 1" - "It Doesn't Matter" - 6:38

2. "Electronic Battle Weapon 2" - "Don't Stop the Rock" - 7:14

Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 2" was changed to "Don't Stop the Rock" from The Chemical Brothers second album Dig Your Own Hole as song number 7. This was also released with "Electronic Battle Weapon 1".

Electronic Battle Weapon 3 (June 1, 1998) XDUSTLPDJ 3
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 3" - "Under the Influence" - 5:05
Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 3" was renamed to "Under the Influence" on The Chemical Brothers third album Surrender. This was the only Electronic Battle Weapon release from the album Surrender.

Electronic Battle Weapon 4 (June 1, 1998) XDUSTLPDJ 3
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 3" - "Under the Influence" - 5:05

2. "Electronic Battle Weapon 4" - "Freak of the Week" - 6:11

Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 4" was renamed "Freak of the Week" and featured as a b-side from the single "Music: Response".

Electronic Battle Weapon 5 (June 1, 2001) CHEMSTDJ12
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 5" - "It Began in Afrika" - 8:39
Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 5" was renamed to "It Began in Afrika'" from The Chemical Brothers fourth album Come with Us as song number 2. The song contains a sample from the song "Drumbeats" by Jim Ingram.

Electronic Battle Weapon 6 (June 1, 2002) CHEMSTDJ17
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 6" - "Hoops (Remix)" - 9:05
Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 6" is a remix of the song "Hoops" on The Chemical Brothers fourth album Come with Us. This song can be found on the AmericanEP and the "Get Yourself High" and Brotherhood CDs.

Electronic Battle Weapon 7 (June 1, 2004) CHEMSTDJ20
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 7" - "Acid Children" - 7:27
Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 7" has only one song called "Acid Children". This song can be found on the "Galvanize" single from the Push the Button album. The song contains a sample from the movie A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge where an altered sample of Freddy Krueger's voice says, "You are all my children now!" It was one of the most popular new tracks of the Live 04 tour, where it was played in full. During the "We Are the Night" tour, only the vocal sample was used in isolation, usually played between "The Golden Path" and "Chemical Beats". It was also used on the "Further" tour, this time between new song "Superflash" and "Leave Home".

Electronic Battle Weapon 8 (June 1, 2006) CHEMSTDJ24
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 8" - "Saturate" - 6:31
Notes:

A shorter, edited version of "Electronic Battle Weapon 8" was subsequently released on We Are the Night under the title "Saturate".

Electronic Battle Weapon 9 (June 1, 2006) CHEMSTDJ24
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 8" - "Saturate" – 6:31

2. "Electronic Battle Weapon 9" – 6:41

Notes:

"Electronic Battle Weapon 9" was also released with "Electronic Battle Weapon 8". It is also included in the two-disc edition of the compilation album Brotherhood. The song does not have an official title.

Electronic Battle Weapon 10 (June 1, 2008) CHEMSTDJ27
1. "Electronic Battle Weapon 10" - "Midnight Madness"

2. "Hey Boy, Hey Girl (Soulwax Remix)"

Notes:

A shorter version of "Electronic Battle Weapon 10" was made available for download as a single on August 4, 2008, under the title "Midnight Madness" and later released on the compilation album Brotherhood. It is also part of the soundtrack of Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 and Midnight Club: Los Angeles.

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