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Norman Cook Rules Out Housemartins Reunion

Norman Cook insists The Housemartins will "never" reform.The 48-year-old musician has remained in contact with his former bandmates but says they will never go back on a pact they made when they first went their...

Norman Cook Planning New Alias

Norman Cook is planning to release a single under another alias.The 48-year-old musician holds the record for having the most top 40 singles with more different acts than anyone else - his previous musical incarnations...

Coldplay Named Best Act At The Q Awards

Coldplay have been named Best Act in the World Today.The 'Mylo Xyloto' band beat off competition from the likes of Muse, Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and U2 to take the coveted honour at this...

Brett Anderson To Play Charity Concert

Suede's Brett Anderson and British Dj Fatboy Slim have signed up to play a series of gigs to raise money to help fight poverty.The stars will be joined by Patrick Wolf and former Busted rocker...

Noel Gallagher Wrote Dance Track For Madonna

Noel Gallagher wrote an "acid house" song for Madonna.The former Oasis guitarist wrote a lot of songs after the group's demise in 2009, and was planning to offer some tracks to other artists, including a...

Zoe Ball Gets Strictly Come Dancing Job

Zoe Ball is returning to television after landing the job on Strictly Come Dancing's spin-off show 'It Takes Two'. Ball, a former contestant on the reality show, will replace the outgoing Claudia Winkleman, reports the...

Fat Boy Slim Signs Up For Las Vegas Residency

Dance music superstar Fat Boy Slim has become the latest big name to sign up for a Las Vegas residency.The Praise You hitmaker, real name Norman Cook, will play hits and spin records during afternoon...

Rockers Get Arty For Charity

ROGER DALTREY, JOHNNY BORRELL and FATBOY SLIM have shown off their artistic sides to design one-off canvas pieces for charity.Jude Law, Dominic Cooper, David Essex, Tony Hadley and the Stereophonics are also among the stars...

Gallagher Backs Britain's Soccer Bid

NOEL GALLAGHER and British DJ FATBOY SLIM are backing a campaign to bring the 2018 soccer World Cup to Britain.The musicians are just two of the stars who have recorded 18-second video messages to support...

Fatboy Slim To Avoid Marathons

British DJ FATBOY SLIM has vowed never to participate in another marathon - because completing a race in his hometown of Brighton, England on Sunday (18Apr10) made him weep "like a child".The star, real name...

Fatboy Slim Runs Marathon

British DJ FATBOY SLIM celebrated his sobriety on Sunday (18Apr10) by running a marathon in his hometown of Brighton, England.The star, real name Norman Cook, swore off booze for good after checking into the Providence...

Fatboy Slim A Dad Again

British DJ NORMAN 'FATBOY SLIM' COOK is celebrating the birth of his second child with British TV presenter ZOE BALL.The couple welcomed daughter Nelly May Lois Cook into the world on Thursday (14Jan10). The tot...

Fatboy Slim A Dad Again

British DJ NORMAN 'FATBOY SLIM' COOK is celebrating the birth of his second child with British TV presenter ZOE BALL.The couple welcomed daughter Nelly May Lois Cook into the world on Thursday (14Jan10). The tot...

Byrne Teams Up With Fatboy Slim For Album

Former TALKING HEADS star DAVID BYRNE has teamed up with DJ FATBOY SLIM for a new album.The two stars have recorded Here Lies Love together with guest artists including Santigold and Sia. The collaborative album...

Sober Slim Returns To Winter Festival Line-up

Newly-sober dance star FATBOY SLIM has signed up to perform at the winter music festival he pulled out of this year (09) to undergo rehab.The Rockafeller Skank hitmaker cancelled his appearance at the Snowbombing bash...

Fatboy Slim Will Never Drink Again

British DJ FATBOY SLIM has vowed never to drink alcohol again following a successful stint in rehab earlier this year (09).The star, real name Norman Cook, checked into the Providence Project clinic in Bournemouth, England...

Fatboy Slim Was 'Too Drunk' To Have A Baby

The wife of British DJ FATBOY SLIM is convinced the couple's alcohol problems prevented them from conceiving.Former TV presenter Zoe Ball married the musician - real name Norman Cook - in 1999 and later gave...

Cook And Byrne Search For Musical Marcos

TALKING HEADS rocker DAVID BYRNE and DJ NORMAN COOK are on the hunt for a talented IMELDA MARCOS lookalike to star in a stage musical about the former Filipino first lady.The pair has collaborated on...

Fatboy Slim To Be A Father Again

DJ FATBOY SLIM's year has just got better - he is expecting his second child with his British TV presenter wife ZOE BALL.The star, real name Norman Cook, has faced a tough 2009 after spending...

Stars Go Blue For Oxfam

JARVIS COCKER and FATBOY SLIM have gone blue for charity.The British pop stars have joined singer Little Boots and The Kooks' Luke Pritchard in a new campaign to promote climate change for Oxfam - by...

Fatboy Slim Cancels Home Town Gig

DJ FATBOY SLIM has cancelled his fifth annual Big Beach Boutique party in his home town of Brighton, England.The star's management has blamed his busy summer schedule for the cancellation of this September's Big Beach...

Fatboy Slim 'Set To Retire'

DJ FATBOY SLIM is planning to hang up his headphones in a desperate bid to quit drinking forever. The Praise You star - real name Norman Cook - spent almost a month at a rehab clinic...

Fatboy Slim Leaves Rehab

DJ FATBOY SLIM has left rehab, following a month-long stint to battle his alcohol addiction. The star - real name Norman Cook - checked into the Providence Project clinic in Bournemouth, England on 2 March (09)...

Fatboy Slim Extends Rehab Stint

DJ FATBOY SLIM has extended his time in a rehab facility as part of his ongoing bid to overcome an alcohol addiction. The star - real name Norman Cook - was due to leave the Providence...

Fatboy Slim's Family Stand By Him

The family of troubled DJ FATBOY SLIM have pledged to stand by him as the star battles alcohol addiction in rehab. The Right Here, Right Now hitmaker - real name Norman Cook - checked himself into...

Fatboy Slim In Rehab

British DJ FATBOY SLIM has entered rehab in a bid to kick alcohol addiction. The Right Here, Right Now hitmaker - real name Norman Cook - checked himself into a U.K. rehabilitation centre on Monday (02Mar09)....

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

Byrne And Fatboy Slim Write Imelda Marcos Tribute Album

Rocker DAVID BYRNE and DJ FATBOY SLIM are collaborating on a new album, inspired by flamboyant former Philippines first lady IMELDA MARCOS. Byrne reveals the LP will be a "disco musical" about the early life...

Duran Duran Thrilled By Greatest Video Accolade

Duran Duran have expressed their delight at their video Rio being voted the greatest of all time by MTV viewers.The 80s legends saw off competition from Nirvana, Michael Jackson and Madonna to claim the best...

By on 03 October 2008

Fatboy Slim's Corpse Horror

DJ FATBOY SLIM has spoken of his shock after spotting a dead body off the British coast during a swim with his young son. The music producer - real name Norman Cook - admits the...

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