“Go” is the first single released by The Chemical Brothers featuring uncredited vocals from Q-Tip from the album Born in the Echoes. The song was used at Google’s I/O Keynote in 2015, the gameplay trailer for Need For Speed, Sony’s press conference at E3 2015 and Sony’s PlayStation 4 commercial. The 2015 and 2016 commercials for Cedar Point also used the song. The single was announced on 23 April 2015 on Facebook and released on 4 May 2015.
The song received a nomination for Best Dance Recording at the 58th Grammy Awards.
“Horse Power” is the fourth single by British electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers from their seventh studio album Further (2010). “Horse Power” was a promotional single only, with its radio edit clocking in at 2:56.
The single cover uses the “horse” taken from the music video, also used for The Chemical Brothers covermount album. It was released to Australian alternative radio on 7 February 2011.
The music video is taken from the Further music video film, used to accompany the Further album.
“Horse Power” (radio edit) – 2:56
“Another World” is a song by The Chemical Brothers, and the third song and second single from Further, their seventh studio album released 14 June 2010. It lasts 5:40 but there is a shorter version featured on the single, video, and radio. The single was released on 18 August 2010 in the UK. The duo talked to Lauren Laverne on BBC Radio 6 Music about the song.
The music video is first featured in the Adam Smith/Marcus Lyal film Further, which is the second disc of the CD+DVD version of the Further album. The video is simply taken from that film the original part which featured “Another World” (17:04–22:44 in the original film).
“Swoon” is a song by The Chemical Brothers, released as the first official single from their 2010 album Further. The song was played on a few occasions by The Chemical Brothers prior to its release in their DJ sets. On 6 May 2010 an official video of the radio edit was put up on Parlophone YouTube page to promote the single. The radio edit of Swoon was released as a digital download on iTunes on 9 May 2010. The song entered at #100 in the UK Singles Chart, the lowest chart position the band has had to date, until it re-entered the charts shortly after at #88 and again at #85. Before the song appeared on Further, it appeared on a free CD which came in The Times newspaper; on 16 May 2010. The untitled CD is often called simply The Chemical Brothers. Only the radio edit, however, was featured.
The Boys Noize remix of “Swoon” featured on the soundtrack of Pro Evolution Soccer 2012.
“Escape Velocity” is a song by The Chemical Brothers, released as a white label promotional single from their 2010 album Further. The version that appears on the single is different from that found on the album, in that it features no transition out of “Snow” or into “Another World.”
The song was broadcast in part on Pete Tong’s radio show on BBC Radio 1. It was also played before its release in a Chemical Brothers DJ set at Coachella 2009, along with “Don’t Think,” which was ultimately released as a bonus track on the iTunes edition of Further. It was also used in the videogame Gran Turismo 5.
“Midnight Madness” is a single by The Chemical Brothers, taken from their album Brotherhood. It was released on 3 August 2008 as a digital download in the UK, followed by a release in the US on 19 August 2008.
The song is a shorter version of “Electronic Battle Weapon 10”, which was released shortly before.
It is featured in the sports game Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 and in the racing game Midnight Club: Los Angeles.
“The Salmon Dance” is a song by the English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers and is the seventh track on their 2007 studio album We Are the Night. It features vocals by Fatlip and was released as the second single from the album on 10 September 2007.
The video, directed by Dom & Nic, features a boy (played by British actor Rory Jennings) looking at his fish tank, which is home to Fatlip the Piranha, his friend “Sammy the Salmon” (actually a squirrel fish), Puffa the beatboxing Pufferfish, a lionfish, and various other tropical fish such as seahorses, butterflyfish, angelfish and tangs. It is featured in Season 3, Episode 3 “The Black Clock of Time” of Bored to Death.
The single has reached number ten on the New Zealand RIANZ singles chart, mainly due to downloads and airplay. Its video was also nominated for a MTV Europe Music Award in 2007.
“Do It Again” is a song by the British electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers and is the fifth track on their 2007 studio album We Are the Night. The song also featured Ali Love, and was released as the first single from that album in early June 2007. It reached its highest chart position in Italy, where it hit #2. It also made it into the UK Singles Chart, where it peaked at #12. It was released as a digital download on the iTunes Store on 15 May 2007. The music video for the song was directed by Michael Haussman and was set in rural Morocco. The song was nominated at the 50th Grammy Awards for “Best Dance Recording” but lost out to Justin Timberlake’s “LoveStoned / I Think That She Knows”.
Early versions of the song featured a sample of the song “On a Journey” by Elektrik Funk (the line “I sing the funk electric”). At last minute, it was dropped and replaced by “Let’s turn this thing electric”.
The song contains many similarities, including the same spoken-word phrase “Do it again,” to the 1998 dance track called “Do It Again” by DJ duo Razor & Guido.
The song was used in Paco Rabanne’s “One Million” video advertisement.
“Believe” was the second single from The Chemical Brothers 2005 studio album Push the Button. The single was released in early May 2005 and peaked at #18 in the UK Singles Chart. Kele Okereke, lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the indie rock band Bloc Party is featured on vocals. A remix of the song was featured in the 2005 snowboarding video “Flavor Country” by Sandbox.
John Bush from AllMusic described: “[The song] agonizing over an energized electroshock production composed of equal parts Prince and Chicago acid house.”
“The Boxer” is a song recorded by English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers for their fifth studio album Push the Button (2005). It was served as the album’s third single in the United Kingdom and Europe, released by Virgin Records and Freestyle Dust, and as the second single in the United States via Astralwerks. The song is a psychedelic pop track which features The Charlatans lead singer Tim Burgess on vocals and as a co-writer. This is the second collaboration of Burgess and the duo, following “Life is Sweet”, which was released 10 years earlier. They performed the track together at the BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms in 2007.
The song received mixed reviews from music critics who, while praising its production, criticized Burgess’ vocals. It was the first single by The Chemical Brothers not to peak in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart, only reaching 41. It charted in Spain, Ireland and the US Dance Singles Sales chart.
The song’s music video was directed by director duo Ne-o and shot in 16 mm film in various places in Budapest, Hungary. The visual, which features a basketball bouncing around the streets with its owner running to catch it, drew comparisons with the 1956 short film The Red Balloon. Another visual, created by director Adam Smith for an alternate version of the song, was donated to Good for Nothing’s 50/50 Make or Break in 2011. The track also received a remix from DFA, whose version received much acclaim from critics.