Loops of Fury

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Loops of Fury
Loops of Fury.jpg
EP by The Chemical Brothers
Released 15 January 1996 (1996-01-15) (UK)
Recorded 1995
Genre
Length 26:45
Label Virgin
Producer The Chemical Brothers
The Chemical Brothers chronology
"Life Is Sweet"
(1995)
Loops of Fury
(1996)
"Setting Sun"
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[2]

Loops of Fury is an extended play (EP) by English big beat duo The Chemical Brothers, released in 1996. It reached number 13 on the UK Singles Chart, but only stayed in the top 75 for one week.[3]

The title track exemplifies the squelching synth lines and hard-hitting drums that became The Chemical Brothers' sound of the late 1990s, and would be the blueprint of their tracks for years to come. It was used in the PlayStation game Wipeout 2097 and appeared on the accompanying soundtrack. It was also included on the bonus disc of Singles 93–03, and as a B-side to the Japanese edition of "Setting Sun". Because the song segues into the next track on the EP, and fades out on various artist compilation albums, the ending is different on Singles 93–03, ending at the sound of a vinyl scratching at the end without the segue into the following track.

"Get Up on It Like This" was included in a reworked form on the subsequent album, Dig Your Own Hole.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Chemical Brothers.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Loops of Fury" 4:40
2. "(The Best Part Of) Breaking Up" 5:44
Side two
No. Title Length
3. "Get Up On It Like This" 6:05
4. "Chemical Beats (Dave Clarke Remix)" 5:04

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sean Cooper. "Loops of Fury - The Chemical Brothers". Allmusic. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Robert Christgau. "The Chemical Brothers". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  3. ^ http://archive.is/20120722232030/http://www.chartstats.com/release.php?release=23503