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Fatboy Slim
Fatboy Slim


Background information
Birth name Quentin Leo Cook
Born July 31, 1963
Origin Reigate, Surrey, England
Genre(s) Dance
Trip Hop
Big Beat
Years active 1981—present
Label(s) Astralwerks
Skint Records
Associated acts David Byrne
The Housemartins
Beats International
Freak Power
Brighton Port Authority
Website Website



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Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook, 31 July 1963), also known by the stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, big beat musician, record producer and pioneer of the electronic dance genre that achieved mainstream popularity in the 1990s. Cook has achieved considerable success in the UK charts, performing as Fatboy Slim and with The Housemartins, Beats International and Freak Power. He currently performs as the Brighton Port Authority.


Albums
Here Lies Love (2010) Why Try Harder: The Greatest Hits (2006) Palookaville (2004) The Pimp (2002) Illuminati (2002) Camber Sands (2002) Halfway Between The Gutter And The Stars (2000) You've Come A Long Way, Baby (1998) Better Living Through Chemistry (1996)


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News

Biffy Clyro, Friendly Fires, Fatboy Slim For Ibiza Rocks 2011

March 14, 2011
Biffy Clyro and Fatboy Slim are set to play this year's Ibiza Rocks and Majorca Rocks. The gigs take place at hotels on both Baleric Islands throughout the summer.  Read more 

Fatboy Slim, Magnetic Man Join Snowbombing Festival 2011 Line-Up

October 29, 2010
Fatboy Slim and Magnetic Man have joined the line-up for next year’s Snowbombing festival in Austria. The 2011 event takes place at the ski and snowboard resort of Mayrhofen from April 4-9.  Read more 

Fatboy Slim: 'I'd Never Record A World Cup Football Song'

June 14, 2010
Fatboy Slim has vowed never to record a World Cup song - because he believes they are “all a bit wrong”. The DJ said he had been asked to write tracks in the past but had always turned the offers down.  Read more 

Estelle, Fatboy Slim To Play Cool Britannia Festival At 2010 World Cup

June 2, 2010
Estelle and Fatboy Slim have been added to the line-up for the Cool Britannia festival in South Africa. Both acts will join previously announced star Dizzee Rascal at the event, which takes place in Cape Town throughout the football World Cup.  Read more 

Fatboy Slim Joins The Strokes and Leftfield At RockNess Festival 2010

February 10, 2010
Fatboy Slim has been confirmed as the third headliner of Rockness 2010, joining The Strokes and Leftfield. Doves, Ian Brown, Enter Shikari, Vitalic, Plan B, The Bloody Beetroots, Booka Shade, Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip and The Cuban Brothers are amongst the fresh names joining the party.  Read more 

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