Fatboy Slim Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


9th September 2016

Fact: British DJ Fatboy Slim is to host his first radio show. The 53-year-old Right Here, Right Now hitmaker's new first two-hour show for America's Beats 1 network will premiere on Friday evening (09Sep16).


27th June 2014

Fact: 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 for the Bahamas from Florida.


23rd August 2013

Quote: "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 slaps me really hard around each cheek - which ay my age is the equivalent of doing a line of coke." Dj Fatboy Slim still manages to get his kicks at gigs despite giving up alcohol.


7th March 2013

Fact: British dance star Fatboy Slim became the first Dj ever to play at Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday (06Mar13). The stunt was part of a charity event.


19th July 2012

Tweet: "9 years ago today I married my best friend @mark_wilkerson and I'm just as madly in love with him today,if not more!!!" Pregnant actress Melissa Joan Hart declares her love for her husband on their wedding anniversary.


25th May 2012

Quote: "DJing was never the plan. I wanted to be in bands and be a pop star. When I started out, DJing was something on the side." British Dj Fatboy Slim on his early career plans. The star, real name Norman Cook, played bass for British rockers The Housemartins before turning to the decks.


20th May 2011

Quote: "People keep asking me to do a Housemartins revival tour, which is never gonna happen. I'm still friends with the rest of the band but we made a pact that we'd never do a revival." Fat Boy Slim, aka Norman Cook, has no plans for a reunion of his old band.


28th May 2010

Fact: Hip-hop duo SALT N' PEPA are to support Fatboy Slim at London's South West Four Weekender on 29 August (10).


5th January 2007

Quote: "The one good thing was the shocks stopped my hands getting frostbite. I definitely wouldn't do another one at this time of year." Fatboy Slim vows never to repeat the electric shocks he suffered during a DJ set in appalling weather conditions in Brighton, England on New Year's Day (01JAN07).


30th December 2006

Quote: "I make music for the hips, not the head. I try to make people smile and dance, not think about things or educate them. So it's quite dumb in that regard." Fatboy Slim, real name NORMAN COOK, has no musical pretensions.


14th November 2006

Fact: Gorillaz originator Damon Albarn will support improved musical education in Africa by performing a rare DJ set at London club Fabric on Thursday (16NOV06). Other DJs on the bill include Fatboy Slim and ARTHUR BAKER.


18th July 2006

Fact: Superstar DJ Fatboy Slim is colourblind.


13th June 2006

Quote: "A lot of it is my reputation for throwing a good party. I'm not the world's best DJ, but I'm probably the world's best-known DJ." NORMAN COOK aka Fatboy Slim shares the secret of his success.


9th June 2006

Quote: "Don't do anything naughty in public. As long as you come out of the restaurant with the right woman on your arm, then you're all right. Which I do." British DJ NORMAN COOK aka Fatboy Slim reveals the secret to escaping bad publicity.


9th June 2006

Quote: "Don't do anything naughty in public. As long as you come out of the restaurant with the right woman on your arm, then you're all right. Which I do." British DJ NORMAN COOK aka Fatboy Slim reveals the secret to escaping bad publicity.


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