Fatboy Slim

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‘Like watching your girlfriend kiss someone else’: the artists who had their songs co-opted by politicians
Today’s stage-managed politics depend on everything being on-message – including choosing the perfect conference walk-on tune. But what do artists think when their music is used to support policies they abhor?

Elle Hunt

07, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘Twiddle a knob and make a face’ – Norman Cook on his mental health DJ classes
The musician also known as Fatboy Slim is sharing his skills as part of an NHS initiative. He talks about the joy of decks, his own lockdown blues – and being reduced to tears by his kids’ DJing

Alexis Petridis

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Oh my god, we can’t do this!’ Inside Levi’s sexy, hit-making ads of the 90s
The musicians and execs share the pitches, punch-ups and phone calls behind the adverts that took Stiltskin, Babylon Zoo and Mr Oizo to No 1 – and flipped music and advertising’s relationship on its head

Dannii Leivers

03, Nov, 2021 @8:19 AM

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Ibiza: The Silent Movie review – bacchanalia ancient and modern
Julien Temple’s documentary links the island’s long history to its modern clubbing reputation

Simran Hans

07, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Euphoria here we come! Fatboy Slim on his 'silent' Ibiza film with Julien Temple
Norman Cook has spent three decades blowing the Ibiza party crowd away. The DJ reveals why he teamed up with the director to capture 2,000 years of the island’s wild, strange history

Sam Wollaston

25, Jun, 2019 @11:53 AM

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It's not an emoji: Fatboy Slim launches smiley exhibition
Musician’s extensive collection of objects featuring the smiley face symbol to appear in show

Caroline Davies

16, Jun, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Fight for the Social, the West End’s last bastion of the counter-culture
Fatboy Slim and the Chemical Brothers join fight to save West End venue that gave a platform to musicians and authors

Luke Bainbridge

16, Mar, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Fatboy Slim review – cut'n'paste rave larges it to arena proportions
Battle-hardened ravers and their teenage kids gather as the big-beat ringmaster presses play on an update of the acid house era

Caroline Sullivan

22, Feb, 2019 @12:49 PM

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Lana Del Rey, George Ezra and Snow Patrol to headline Latitude
Ezra will also top the bill at Isle of Wight festival alongside Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Biffy Clyro

Laura Snapes

24, Jan, 2019 @11:54 AM

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Zoe Ball profile: 'I feel a crazy mix of elation and wanting to run away'
BBC Radio 2’s new breakfast show host on being a ladette, her pal Greg James, and wondering if her daughter will tune in

Sam Wollaston

05, Oct, 2018 @1:12 PM

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David Byrne – (almost) all of his albums ranked!
As the experimental iconoclast embarks on a UK tour for new album American Utopia, we rate his studio LPs, from Remain in Light to The Last Emperor

Alexis Petridis

14, Jun, 2018 @12:04 PM

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Fatboy Slim: Glastonbury is running out of headliners
Veteran DJ and Worthy Farm regular says lack of ‘legends’ is forcing festival to rebook artists who have already topped the bill

Guardian music

03, May, 2017 @2:01 PM

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