Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons as seen as pioneers of the big beat electronic dance genre. They are one of the must see live acts of recent years regularly appearing at festivals across the world. “Galvanise ” is the band’s biggest hit to date and is taken from the 2005 “Push the Button Album”. The song won a Grammy for best dance recording in 2006. There will be 50 copies available printed on Fine Art Paper.
In 2004, The Chemical Brothers began work on Push the Button, the Chemical Brothers’ fifth studio album, which features collaborations with Tim Burgess, Kele Okereke and Anwar Superstar, amongst others. The album was released on January 24, 2005.
“Galvanize”, which features Q-Tip on vocals, was the first single to be taken from Push the Button, and premiered exclusively on iTunes. The single was released on January 17, 2005, and entered the UK chart at #3. The second single “Believe” (featuring Kele Okereke from Bloc Party) failed to crack top 10, but still made it into the top 20, peaking at #18. “The Boxer”, featuring Tim Burgess, became the the Chemical Brothers’s first single to fail to crack the top 40.
The album and single “Galvanize” won the Chemical Brothers a Grammy in the Grammy Awards of 2006. One of the songs in this album, “The Big Jump” appears in the video game Burnout Revenge, as well as Project Gotham Racing 3. The track “Surface To Air” features a pulsing chord progression and bassline reminiscent of the intro to The Strokes song “The Modern Age”.
An unofficial, remixed the Chemical Brothers version of the album entitled “Flip the Switch” was released as a free download, along with the “Believe EP”, six further remixes of “Believe”.