The Prodigy make long-awaited LA return

They incite a raucous dance party at Hollywood Palladium

The Prodigy returned to Los Angeles for their first non-festival show in approximately 15 years last night (May 27) to the delight of a massive crowd.

The Essex electro dance band got the crowd at the Hollywood Palladium pumping from the very first song of their 75-minute set, which saw them play several tracks from their new album, ‘Invaders Must Die’, as well as crowd-pleasing classics including ‘Firestarter’ and ‘Smack My Bitch Up’.

Frontmen Maxim Reality and Keith Flint expertly worked up the crowd, bounding across the stage with their fists in the air. “Come on West Coast Prodigy warriors! Let me hear you!” Reality shouted, and the crowd roared back in response.

The sound in the newly renovated 4,000 capacity auditorium was muffled and echoey, but this didn’t stop the audience from dancing and crowd-surfing throughout the night. People in the front row held up a Union Jack flag, while others sported Prodigy gear and neon apparel.

The Prodigy decided to forgo an encore, concluding their set with ‘Out Of Space’, which got nearly entire crowd dancing and singing along.

The Prodigy played:

‘World’s On Fire’
‘Their Law’
‘Breathe’
‘Breathe’ (dubstep version)
‘Omen’
‘Poison’
‘Warrior’s Dance’
‘Firestarter’
‘Run’
‘Voodoo People’
‘Comanche’
‘Invaders Must Die’
‘Smack My Bitch Up’
‘Out Of Space’

–By our Los Angeles staff.
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