Got To Keep On

Album: No Geography (2019)

Songfacts®:

  • Over a trademark Chemical Brothers swirling electronic production, the pair urge us to keep persevering. We counted 60 "gotta keep ons" within the song.
  • The Chemical Brothers based the track around a sample of Peter Brown's 1977 disco-funk cut "Dance With Me."
  • Speaking with Apple Music, The Chemicals' Tim Rowlands talked about how they laid down the deranged part in the middle during a late night in the studio. He recalled, "everything feeding back and all the machines squealing."

    Rowlands added that just when it gets to be a bit too crazy, "it kind of resolves out and the bells come in."

    He concluded: "We love to have these really intense kind of psychedelic moments in our music and then it resolves into a joy - you've come through it, almost. It's something that feels very natural to us."
  • This won Best Dance Recording at the 2020 Grammy Awards. The duo also took home the Best Electronic/Dance Album prize for No Geography.

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