X Factor's Tulisa: 'I've always wanted to do a tune with The Prodigy'

TV judge says 'Smack My Bitch Up' is best song ever written

X Factor's Tulisa: 'I've always wanted to do a tune with The Prodigy'

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X Factor judge Tulisa has revealed that her favourite song of all time is The Prodigy's 'Smack My Bitch Up' – and that she harbours ambitions of working with the band one day.

Tulisa, whose debut solo album recently limped into the charts at number 35, spoke to Spotify about her musical heroes, citing the 'The Fat Of The Land' group alongside All Saints as her earlier influences. Speaking about The Prodigy Tulisa said: "My motivational song is Prodigy’s 'Smack My Bitch Up'. That’s what gets me going. It’s my favourite song of all time. That and All Saints' 'Pure Shores'. Two random ones and yet funnily enough, two of them ended up married."

She added: I’ve always wanted to do a tune with The Prodigy because I’m such a massive fan."

Tulisa's debut solo LP, which features the Number One single 'Young' and was promoted to millions of viewers when she performed live on The X Factor semi-finals, sold fewer copies in its first week of release than albums by Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond and Susan Boyle, all of which have been out for a number of weeks and entered the UK Official Singles Charts at just Number 35 this weekend (December 9).

Meanwhile, The Prodigy will celebrate "the end of the world" when they play two shows at London's Brixton Academy later this month.

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