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The Chemical Brothers: Under The Influence with Lauren Laverne

As their iconic '99 Surrender album is re-issued, Tom and Ed talk to Lauren about their key influences as well as sharing stories from both behind the decks and outside the studio.

Lauren Laverne talks to The Chemical Brothers about the music that has meant the most to them over the course of the last two decades in this Under the Influence special. To coincide with the deluxe edition re-issue of their iconic 1999 Surrender album, Tom and Ed pick tunes from the likes of Beastie Boys, Spirtualized, Derrick May and New Order as well as reflecting on their own back catalogue and sharing a shed load of stories from both behind the decks and outside of the studio.

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Music Played

  • The Chemical Brothers

    Music: Response

    • Astral Werks.
  • New Order

    Everything's Gone Green

    • Factory.
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain

    Never Understand

    • Blanco Y Negro.
  • Sly & Robbie


    • The Best Of Sly & Robbie - Hot You Hot.
    • Island Def Jam Music Group.
  • Public Enemy

    You're Gonna Get Yours

    • Def Jam.
  • Derrick May

    Beyond The Dance

    • Transmat.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    Hey Boy Hey Girl

    • Virgin.
  • The KLF

    What Time Is Love?

    • Telstar.
  • Unique 3

    The Theme

    • 10 Records.
  • Frankie Knuckles

    Your Love (feat. Jamie Principle)

    • Trax.
  • Dimensional Holofonic Sound

    Bad Acid

    • Play It Again Sam Records.
  • Beastie Boys

    Get It Together (feat. Q‐Tip)

    • Grand Royal.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    Leave Home

    • Virgin.
  • Koenig Cylinders


    • IST Records.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    Out Of Control

    • Virgin.
  • Spiritualized

    Shine A Light (Live)

    • F****d Up Inside.
    • Dedicated.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    Let Forever Be (feat. Noel Gallagher)

  • Kraftwerk

    Home Computer

    • Computer World.
    • Warner Bros. Records.
  • This Mortal Coil

    You And Your Sister

    • Play It Again Sam.
  • James Brown

    GetUp, Get Into It, Get Involved (Live at the Apollo 1971)

    • Revolution Of the Mind (Recorded Live At the Apollo).
    • Polydor.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    We've Got To Try

    • Virgin EMI.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    The Private Psychedelic Reel

    • The Private Psychedelic Reel.
    • Freestyle Dust.