Spitfire (song)

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"Spitfire"
Single by The Prodigy
from the album Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned
Released 4 April 2005
(12 inch vinyl record)
5 April 2005
(Digital download)
Format 12 inch vinyl record
Digital download
Recorded Essex, England
Genre Big beat, electronica, alternative rock, industrial rock, rave
Length 5:07 (album version)
3:26 (05 Version)
Label XL Recordings
Writer(s) Liam Howlett
Producer(s) Liam Howlett
Certification None
The Prodigy singles chronology
"Hotride"
(2004)
"Spitfire"
(2005)
"Voodoo People/Out of Space"
(2005)

"Spitfire" is the sixteenth single released by the English cross-genre band The Prodigy. It was initially released as a 12" vinyl record on 4 April 2005, as a digital download from iTunes the following day, and as a CD single on 11 April 2005. It was the third and last single from the album Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned, on which it appeared as the opening track, and entered the British Dance Chart at number 1. The backing vocals on "Spitfire" are performed by actress and singer Juliette Lewis. The song has been included in The Sopranos, House Of Wax and The Unborn soundtracks. It used to be the intro song at all of the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames home games.

Music video[edit]

The accompanying music video is directed by Tim Qualtrough and features digital effects blended with footage from live performances by the band.

Track listing[edit]

CD and 12" vinyl[edit]

  1. "Spitfire" (05 Version) – 3:27
  2. "Spitfire" (Nightbreed Mix) – 6:10
  3. "Spitfire" (Future Funk Squad's 'Dogfight' Remix) – 7:27

There exists also "Future Funk Squad's 2011 Remix" released as free download.