Dance community reacts to death of Keith Flint
Written by Mike Nicholas on March 6, 2019
Keith Flint, the lead vocalist for The Prodigy’s hits such as ‘Firestarter’ and ‘Breathe’, died aged 49 this week after taking his own life.
The news came as a shock to many in the dance community who were inspired by the band as they revolutionised electronic music in the 90’s.
Absolutely devastated to hear the tragic news that the legend Keith Flint from @the_prodigy has passed away. Our thoughts & condolences are with all his friends and family. We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for Keith and the life changing music they made and championed. RIP 💔
— Chase & Status (@chaseandstatus) March 4, 2019
RIP Keith Flint. Very sad to hear the news that he’s passed away. I wouldn’t do what I do without him and The Prodigy in my life. A huge inspiration to me and many others 😔 pic.twitter.com/gXb8cHJGbW
— Friction (@friction) March 4, 2019
I may not of had a career if it wasn’t for you Keith …you made me feel welcome in a time when I needed it . Thanks for all laughs my friend 🖤RIP pic.twitter.com/QCLPddIhPN
— Skrillex (@Skrillex) March 4, 2019
— Paul Oakenfold (@pauloakenfold) March 4, 2019
RIP Keith Flint, a true legend and big inspiration ❤️😢 https://t.co/zQTTVjAF0S
— Hardwell (@HARDWELL) March 4, 2019
As a 18yr old boy I remember hearing Prodigy for the first time and thinking “this is a new normal” thank you for opening my eyes. Rip Keith Flint
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) March 4, 2019
Wow RIP Keith Flint. I remember listening to “breathe” on MTV when they used to show music videos and i was so enthralled by the music video. Went and bought their album “the fat of the land” and was obsessed ever since. Sending love to his friends and family.
— dillonfrancis (@DillonFrancis) March 4, 2019
I cannot believe the news of Keith Flint passing. He was one of my biggest inspirations and he truly helped shape the dance music industry we know today. Utterly heartbroken.
— 𝐙𝐎𝐌𝐁𝐎𝐘 (@Zomboy) March 4, 2019
Really sad to hear about Keith Flint from The Prodigy passing away. That band was a massive influence for us and their music will always be timeless.
— Sultan + Shepard (@sultanshepard) March 4, 2019
Sad to wake up to the news that we lost Keith Flint, a true original.
The Prodigy have made a huge contribution to dance culture and electronic music around the world. Keith’s contribution as the band’s iconic front man was immense and he will be dearly missed R.I.P xx pic.twitter.com/1wB0PhN1Gd
— Pete Tong mbe (@petetong) March 4, 2019
said how thrilled he was for my success.
Keith, I only met you once, but I shed a tear at the news of your death. In our business, there are no prizes for being kind, but if there was, that Grammy would be yours.
— James Blunt (@JamesBlunt) March 4, 2019
so sad to hear about Keith Flint,we played many gigs with the prodigy over the years and they were always friendly and supportive.he was an amazing front man, a true original and he will be missed.tom&ed x
— The Chemical Brothers (@ChemBros) March 4, 2019
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