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Kitty Goes Crazy to the Sounds of “Smack My Bitch Up”

You’ll remember The Prodigy’s single Smack My Bitch Up caused some controversy. First was the change in the CD cover, which initially showed a VW Beetle wrapped around a tree. However, the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in a car accident earlier that year hastened a change to the artwork that we recognize today. And there was the music video that was widely criticised for its violent tendencies and banned on some television networks.

The band played it down, saying that the song was all about “doing anything intensely”. Which brings us to this rather appropriate parody. While cats may look innocent in our company, we all know that they can be downright evil the moment our backs are turned. In this mashup by YouTube user TheCube95, a cat is outfitted with a GoPro camera and is left to roam its surroundings. It’s not long before a pedestrian is robbed, a cyclist is attacked, and a bouncer is punched in the balls. And that’s just the start of the evening! Watch as kitty goes cray cray to the sounds of “Smack My Bitch Up”.

[via Blitzmatt]


The Beatles Sing “Smack My Bitch Up”

It’s an unusual combination but YouTuber pleaseunhelpme has mashed together visuals from a Beatles concert at Shea Stadium, New York in 1965 with the audio from the song “Smack My Bitch Up” by The Prodigy. It works surprisingly well. Hell it’s Friday, you’re here and you sure as heck don’t feel like working so you may as well see the video.

You’ll remember that the original “Smack My Bitch Up” music video caused quite a furore back in ’97. Feminist groups in the U.S. weren’t altogether happy its message seemingly encouraging violence against women (the irony), vandalism, vomiting, drunk driving, and drug use. Reminisce about those interesting times after the jump.

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Smack My Bitch Up – Beatboxing Edition

It’s Smack My Bitch Up, but not as you know it. Polish beatboxing act Al-Fatnujah perform a Prodigy classic.

Click Play or go to Youtube.

Incidentally, if anyone still remembers Prodigy, their fifth studio album Invaders Must Die is going to be released on February 23rd, 2009.  The single, Invaders Must Die, from the forthcoming album is certainly not as hard-hitting as I was expecting. And it sounded like The Chemical Brothers.

Click Play to watch the single or go to Youtube.