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RyanFogaren_Week3LabAssig1 - After touring with Freakpower...

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Ryan Fogaren 2/20/08 Fatboy Slim Early Years Fatboy Slim is the project of Quentin “Norman” Cook. Although born in Bromley, Norman grew up in Redhill and later studied at Brighton Poly, where he graduated with a BA in English, Politics and Sociology. It was in Brighton, where Norman started his music career as a DJ. 1
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Ryan Fogaren 2/20/08 Rise to Fame While he was a DJ in Brighton, Norman got a phone call from an old school mate, inviting him to play in a band called the Housemartins. The Housemartins biggest hit was “Caravan of Love” which reached the British number one slot in 1986. The band split the following year. 2
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Ryan Fogaren 2/20/08 Different Projects After the split, Norman formed Beats International and had a British number one hit with “Dub Be Good to Me” in 1989. Soon afterwards Norman was forced to take a break after getting divorced and falling victim of a nervous breakdown. Two years later, Beats International was disbanded in favor of a new group called Freakpower.
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Unformatted text preview: After touring with Freakpower for a year, Norman became a partner in Skint Records and adopted the pseudonym Fatboy Slim. According to Norman, the name originates from a Louisiana blues singer in the 1940s. 3 Ryan Fogaren 2/20/08 Continuing Success Fatboy Slim soon attracted much attention in Europe and the US with his blend of house, acid, hip-hop, electro and techno music. Hits included remix of Brimful of Asha Renegade Master And his own tunes such as: The Rockafellar Skank Right Here, Right Now During two rollercoaster years, Norman found himself jetting off to DJ gigs and award ceremonies and in the midst of all of this he fell in love and married Zoe Ball. Today, the couple has a young son called Woody Fred and Fatboy Slim continues to take the world by storm! Album Name Label Release Date Blade II Virgin 19/03/02 Live on Brighton Beach Ministry of Sound 25/06/02 4 Ryan Fogaren 2/20/08 Bibliography 316 5...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course IT 100 taught by Professor Mansour during the Spring '08 term at Southern New Hampshire University.

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