Fatboy Slim

Biography

Pop stars seem to come and go as quickly as dusk changes to dawn, so if a star can keep their star shining for 15 years in the business they can do whatever they please. Normally this entails living a posh life in a big house with fancy cars. Never does it mean becoming one of the world's most sought after DJs and the forerunner of a movement called Big Beat. Well, almost never.

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Fascinating Fact: 4262236

27th June 2014 -

 News

Fatboy Slim, Skrillex, Bauuer and Knife Party will hit the high seas in 2015 as part of two Holy Ship! festival voyages. Setting sail in January and February, the three-day big boat parties will head...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

23rd June 2014 -

 News

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

The Housemartins set reunion criteria

21st June 2014 -

 News

The Housemartins will reform if The Smiths get back together.The 'Caravan of Love' hitmakers - who split in 1988 after five years together - famously had a pact never to reunite, but have now...

Fatboy Slim loses control on stage

22nd May 2014 -

 News

Fatboy Slim still 'loses control' on stage and admits ''rave demons'' take over. The 'Eat Sleep Rave Repeat' hitmaker, who has been one of the biggest names in dance music for more than 20 years,...

David Byrne And Fatboy Slim Musical To Open In London

4th May 2014 -

 News

A musical written by British musicians David Byrne and Fatboy Slim about former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos is set to open in London later this year (14).Here Lies Love, the stage show based on...

Fatboy Slim - Festival Interview 2014

14th April 2014 -

 Video

It's Almost Here! 25 Must See Acts For Coachella 2014

10th April 2014 -

 News

Coachella Festival is nearly here, bringing with it one hell of a weekend chock full of great food, exciting entertainment and, most importantly, amazing music.Arguably California's most eagerly anticipated event of the year, Coachella settles...

Fatboy Slim, 2manydjs, Redlight, Zane Lowe, Mark Ronson, Gorgon City, Maribou State, Bondax And More For W.A.R! 2014

26th March 2014 -

 Press

W.A.R! announces its return to the iconic Ibiza Rocks outdoor venue this summer with 16 weeks of parties featuring electronic music's finest. Championing new music, W.A.R!'s eclectic programme sees some of the UK's leading lights...

Angelina Jolie And Meatloaf? Celebrity Music Video Cameos

25th March 2014 -

 News

We all know that Lady Gaga loves to shock, so no one was actually that surprised to see the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills make a cameo appearance in her new ‘ARTPOP’ music video for...

Fatboy Slim's partying could've killed him

4th March 2014 -

 News

Fatboy Slim would be ''dead by now'' if he hadn't quit partying. The 50-year-old DJ - real name Norman Cook - who checked into a rehab facility for alcohol abuse in March 2009 - believes...

The Big Feastival

26th February 2014 -

 Festival

What could be better than countryside, amazing bands and incredible food all in one weekend? The Big Feastival, co-hosted by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, offers just that with a hard-to-beat line-up of well-respected chefs and...

The Big Feastival

26th February 2014 -

 Festival

What could be better than countryside, amazing bands and incredible food all in one weekend? The Big Feastival, co-hosted by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, offers just that with a hard-to-beat line-up of well-respected chefs and...

The Big Feastival Returns With Stellar 2014 Line-Up Including Fatboy Slim

26th February 2014 -

 Press

The summer's top music, food and family festival, Jamie Oliver & Alex James present The Big Feastival, returns with a bang this year with its best line-up yet. As the festival moves into its...

Electric Daisy Carnival

12th February 2014 -

 Festival

Electric Daisy Carnival is a dance festival held in Las Vegas. Started by Insomniac Events, it originated as a one-day event in California in 1997, and grew to three days across a variety of venues...

Eminem beat One Direction in UK singles chart

5th November 2013 -

 News

Eminem and Rihanna have beaten One Direction to the number one spot on the UK singles chart.The British boy band were set to to climb their way to the top with their new single 'Story...

Rihanna Makes UK Chart History As Eminem Collaboration Storms To The No. 1 Spot

4th November 2013 -

 News

Rihanna made chart history this weekend when her latest collaborative effort with rapper Eminem entered the chart at number one, meaning she's hit the top spot for seven years running, at some point or another....

Fatboy Slim Announces 'Eat Sleep Rave Repeat' Plus Underground Club Tour This December 2013

3rd October 2013 -

 Press

Fatboy Slim has announced an 8-date club tour this December to coincide with the release of his new single 'Eat Sleep Rave Repeat' with Riva Starr on 27th October via Skint Records.The underground club tour...

Fatboy Slim To Run Half Marathon For Charity

1st October 2013 -

 News

British Dj Fatboy Slim is to run a half marathon to raise money for an epilepsy charity.The disc-spinner, real name Norman Cook, will enter the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday (06Oct13) in aid of...

Stars Celebrate Bestival's 10th Birthday

7th September 2013 -

 News

The Flaming Lips and Fatboy Slim were among the acts who kicked off Britain's Bestival festival on Friday (06Sep13) with birthday celebrations to mark the event's 10th year.This week's (05-08Sep13) 10th anniversary festival got underway...

The Things They Say: 3830507

23rd August 2013 -

 News

"I'm like a vampire. I prey on the testosterone and alcohol-drenched sweat that comes off the crowd. That keeps me forever young and enjoying it. Most importantly, just before I go on stage my manager...

Fatboy Slim Turned Down Simon Cowell's Dj Show

12th August 2013 -

 News

British dance star Fatboy Slim turned down the chance to act as a judge on Simon Cowell's planned reality Tv contest for aspiring Djs.The X Factor and America's Got Talent creator was planning to put...

Fatboy Slim Pays Tribute To Tragic Fan At Rockness Festival

10th June 2013 -

 News

British Dj Fatboy Slim used his appearance at this year's (13) RockNess music festival to pay tribute to a fan who died in a car crash before the event in 2010.Ian Buchanan died in a...

Chicago's Inaugural Electric Daisy Carnival Gives Festival Goers A Weekend To Remember

28th May 2013 -

 News

Despite already being a mainstay in the Las Vegas and Orlando music line-up, the Electric Daisy Festival has never ventured to the colder climates of up north, that is until this weekend when the EDM...

Fatboy Slim to headline Bestival

16th May 2013 -

 News

Fatboy Slim is to headline Bestival.The 49-year-old dance music legend - who topped the bill at the festival when it first launched in 2004 - feels ''honoured'' to be closing the main stage on Friday...

Electric Picnic Music And Arts Festival 2013 Introduces First Line-Up For 30th August - 1st September

26th April 2013 -

 Press

Good things come to those who wait. And the waiting is over as tickets for this year's spectacular 10th Birthday Electric Picnic go on sale from this coming Saturday, April 27th at 9am. What began...

Reliably Unusual: David Byrne's Imelda Marcos Musical A Hit With The Critics

24th April 2013 -

 News

David Byrne is a man known for pushing boundaries. Be it the stretching of the outer limits of art-pop, with Talking Heads, or, indeed, prodding at the concept of comfortable suit design (remember that over-sized...

David Byrne's "Here Lies Love" Offers Fresh Take On Imelda Marcos's Familiar Story

24th April 2013 -

 News

David Byrne’s Here Lies Love is loud, glamorous and exposes the sins of a culture – what more could you ask for?The musical, now playing on the stage of the New York Public theatre, focuses...

Pete Tong Announces New Ibiza Event For 2013 - Le Grand Bazaar At Ushuaia

19th April 2013 -

 Press

Pete Tong has always championed reinvention and regeneration in Ibiza, but 2013 marks the most ambitious change yet, as Pete begins a new chapter with the launch of Le Grand Bazaar at Ushuaïa.Full line-ups will...

The Cribs, Pete Tong And More Confirmed For Jersey Live Festival 2013

19th April 2013 -

 Press

Jersey Live Festival 2013 celebrates its10th anniversary: August 31st & September 1stSUBJECT TO ORGANISERS GAINING THE BAILIFF'S PERMISSIONFollowing the announcement that legendary dance music don Fatboy Slim will headline the Main Stage on the Saturday...

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