Push the Button (The Chemical Brothers album)

Push the Button is the fifth studio album by English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers, first released in January 2005.
The album received mostly positive reviews from music critics.
It won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album in January 2006. It was certified gold by the BPI on 28 January 2005.


The making of the album started in mid-2003. Most of the album was finished in the last couple of months.


"Galvanize" was the first single from the album, released in November 2004. It peaked at number 3 on the UK Singles Chart. "Believe" was the second single from the album, released in May 2005. It peaked at number 18. "The Boxer" was the third single from the album, released in early July 2005. It peaked at number 41.
Live 05 was released as a digital EP promoting the album on 29 November 2005. It was recorded live from their 2005 tour.

Usage in media

Push the Button received very positive reviews by music critics upon its release. BBC Music said of the album "The Chemical Brothers return with their rebel rockin' fifth studio album that blows all stylistic boundaries down in the process." Lead single "Galvanize", with Q-Tip on lead vocals, peaked at number 3 in the UK Singles Chart. "The Boxer" also charted in the UK Singles Chart, in addition to "Believe".
Complex called it a "remotely forgettable project."

Track listing

Sample credits
Credits for Push the Button adapted from album liner notes.

The Chemical Brothers

Weekly charts

Year-end charts


Release history