The Prodigy Fans Mourning Keith Flint's Death Start a Campaign to Make 'Firestarter' No. 1 in the UK

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Following the untimely death of The Prodigy lead vocalist Keith Flint on March 4, fans have started a campaign to make the group's 1996 single “Firestarter” No. 1 on the U.K. charts.

On Facebook, fans of the electro-dance band created a page encouraging others to stream The Prodigy's hit single, which is heavy with guitar riffs and emphatic drums. “We need to raise awareness of mental health issues and suicide,” the message on the Facebook petition reads. “Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45, and that needs to change!! This is the best way to raise Keith's profile and bring his plight to the forefront of pop culture and mainstream.”

They also added that people should “place the song on repeat” on streaming platforms like Spotify and Deezer. Police confirmed on Monday that Flint was found dead at his home in Dunmow, Essex, and fans of the band, including fellow musicians, have taken to social media to pay tribute to his impact.

Back in March 1996, "Firestarter" debuted at No. 1 and spent three weeks atop the U.K.'s Official Singles Chart.

Listen to The Prodigy’s “Firestarter” below.


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