The Chemical Brothers was one of the exponents of electronic music of the 1990s in England, in a style that became known as big beat. Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons started out as DJs, using the name The Dust Brothers. In 1995, already under the name of The Chemical Brothers, the duo released their first album, Exit Planet Dust. The record sold over a million copies worldwide.
Dig Your Own Hole, the duo's second album, released in 1997, occupied the first position on the charts, shortly after its release. In 1999, the band's third studio album, entitled Surrender, was released. Next came Come with Us (2002), Push the Button (2005) andWe Are the Night (2007).