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Fatboy Slim


Beats International are a Pop Group of Their Time

Report and Interview by John McCready, Face, The, November 1990 indie star turned dance guru, a soap star turned singer, and a motley crew of British rappers, singers, musicians, graffiti artists and dancers passing ...

Fatboy Slim: You've Come A Long Way, Baby (Skint)

Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, October 1998

A FEW SHORT years ago, Quentin 'Norman' Cook was staring poverty, divorce and imminent nervous breakdown in the face. Despite a string of inspired chart-pop ...

Fatboy Slim: You've Come A Long Way, Baby

Review by Simon Reynolds, Uncut, December 1998

Former Housemartin turns Big Beat pioneer ...

Fatboy Slim: Norman Conquest

Profile and Interview by David Bennun, Guardian, The, February 1999

At his lowest ebb, Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, nearly jacked it in to be a fireman. Now he's a chart-topper with a clutch of ...

Clubs: USA Special! America: What Time Is Love?

Report by Bill Brewster, Face, The, September 2000

Dance music conquers America! Yes, really, this time! Bill Brewster on how Sasha, Oakie and Fatboy Slim are taking on the last bastion of rock'n'roll ...

The BACKPAGES interview: Fatboy Slim

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, November 2000

When Norman ‘Fatboy Slim’ Cook exploded on the world’s dancefloors with ‘The Rockafeller Skank’ and ‘Praise You’, he brought a sense of brash, manic fun ...

Fatboy Slim: Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars

Review by Simon Reynolds, Village Voice, The, November 2000

FEATURING SAMPLES from a bootleg album of the Lizard King's poetry, Fatboy Slim's new single 'Sunset (Bird of Prey)' isn't the first time Jim Morrison's ...

Fatboy Slim: Halfway Between The Gutter And The Stars

Review by Ian Penman, Uncut, December 2000

Can't Cook, Won't Cook: Macy Gray guest slot aside, disappointing follow-up to You've Come A Long Way, Baby ...

Fatboy Slim Must Die: A Night with Norman Cook

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Revolver, Winter 2000

ON THE stroke of midnight, at an uber-groovy establishment in lower midtown Manhattan, an elongated 37-year-old Englishman is heading off to work. Or rather: easing ...

Fatboy Slim

Interview by Ian Watson, Evening Standard, The, September 2001

THE INSTRUCTIONS are clear but minimal. Get to Ibiza Town and wait for an email with a mobile phone number. Try the number just after ...

A Conversation With Norman Cook

Interview by Greg Wilson,, September 2003

EARLIER THIS YEAR I e-mailed Norman Cook via Skint Records, telling him about the electrofunkroots project and my intention to document the early 80's period ...

Fatboy Slim

Interview by Ian Watson, Rolling Stone (Australia), August 2004

NOT FOR the first time in the last few years, Norman Cook looks nervous. He fiddles with a roll of black gaffer tape, keeping his ...

Fatboy Slim

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, June 2006

THE SUN DECK of Norman Cook's seafront Brighton home juts out over a stony stretch of supposedly private beach. But it is not that private, ...

see also Norman Cook

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