THE PRODIGY star LIAM HOWLETT insists the band will succeed even though the dance music scene is dead, because its music is too powerful to bow to trends.

Howlett says the band is bristling with anger and adrenaline after a lengthy break on the music sidelines - and is better than anything else in the charts.

He boasts, "We don't care if the dance scene is dead. It's in the state it deserves to be in. There isn't anyone putting the effort to put on a performance like a band.

"We're better than Franz Ferdinand or anyone else around now. We're not songwriters. We're an angry attack of noise and I'm still angry."