Their Law

Album: Music For The Jilted Generation (1995)
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  • "Their Law" is largely a response to Great Britain's Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, which criminalized raves and parts of rave culture as well as the unofficial clampdown on legal raves. This resulted in the corruption of the rave scene in Britain. Prodigy mastermind Liam Howlett told The Melody Maker: "Basically, there aren't going to be big outdoors raves anymore. They're not giving them licenses in the first place now cos of the alleged disturbance and noise pollution, and all the drugs. And cos of that, the punters have lost faith a bit. A year ago, you'd get 20,000 at a big event, no worries. Now you'd be lucky to get 10,000. Events happen up until the last minute and then they get canceled, and so people stop bothering."
  • The song is a collaboration with Pop Will Eat Itself. The UK rap rock outfit Senser were actually first choice before Pop Will Eat itself, but were too busy.
  • "Their Law" contains a sample from "Drop That Bassline" by Techno Grooves.

Comments: 1

  • Nea from Pireus, GreeceThat's the spirit Liam!!!!I so love you...
    Anyway this song's the best!
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