Biography of Fatboy Slim

PERSONAL
Norman Quentin Cook, better known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is a British DJ, veteran musician, record producer, and a pioneer of the electronic dance genre which reached popular in the 1990s. He was born with the name Quentin Leo Cook. Quentin Leo Cook grew up in Reigate, Surrey, England, and educated at Reigate Grammar School.

Cook married to Zoe Ball in 1999 in January 2003. They had split up three months later, but can be reconciled again. In the marriage, Cook a son and a daughter. Another thing about Cook is that he is 12% stake holders of the football club named Brighton & Hove Albion, who since moving to Brighton in the late 1980s.
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CAREER
Quentin played drums in disque Attack (a British rock band). When frontman Charlie Alcock out of the band, Cook took over position vocalist. Reigate College he also met Paul Heaton and together form a group Pondfrogs Stomping. At age 18, he went on to Brighton Polytechnic to take an English major S2, politics and sociology. Although he has been a DJ a few years earlier, he still continued to develop his abilities in Brighton.

When his career began to soar, he met DJ Baptiste. Cook then changed his nickname to be a DJ Quentox (The OX that Rocks). They both then started to develop hip hop music. From this hip hop has become a popular young children.

In 1985 Cook with Paul Heaton founded a band called The Housemartins. From Cook's career began to flourish with preceded by their first tour. Their first single titled HAPPY HOUR, which reached first place in the UK charts at the time. Cook also has issued a solo hit in 1989, with sales including successful. Cook also had formed a new band called Freak.

Cook changed its name in 1996. Fatboy Slim Fatboy Slim album and his second solo album titled Cook BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY success in the market, and had entered the British charts. At this period of his career with the release of several mounting consecutive albums Tutut almost always successful in the market. Until 2000, a career as Fatboy Slim continues to increase.

After the success of her albums, Fatboy Slim was mengdakan variety show. The first show was held on July 13, 2002 at The Big Beach Boutique II. When it Fatboy Slim performances attended by more than 250,000 people. Fatboy Slim is able to liven up the audience with dazzling performances. But the performances are held free of charge that has caused problems. Due to attract too many visitors, the concert cause congestion and riots which resulted in one person dead. Finally the police forbid Fatboy Slim to perform again.

In 2006, Fatboy Slim finally obtain permission for 'gig' back in his hometown. Then he began to perform a variety of shows, but with a more accurate calculation. Performances for the sake of the show was held, and enthusiastic audience increasingly apparent.

Discography
  • BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY 1996
  • 1998 YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY, BABY
  • 2000 BETWEEN THE GUTTER Halfway AND THE STARS
  • 2004 PALOOKAVILLE
  • 2010 HERE LIES LOVE