This was The Prodigy's first newly released record for five years. At the time there was much anticipation to see what Liam Howlett and company could come up with half a decade after their commercially successful but controversial "Firestarter
" and "Smack My Bitch Up
" singles. However this song was panned by the critics and Howlett later admitted it was a mistake. He told Clash
magazine: "It wasn't a record I liked at all (laughs). I must have liked it at the time it went out, but I knew it wasn't a sonic reflection of where the band were heading. It was slow, lazy and just down. It wasn't an up record… it was just… (shrugs)."