Fatboy Slim announces plans to release new material under a different name

Superstar DJ wants to extend his record of hits in the Top 40 UK singles chart

Fatboy Slim announces plans to release new material under a different name

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Fatboy Slim is planning to release a new single under another moniker.

The superstar DJ, also known as Norman Cook, currently holds the record for having the most top 40 UK hit singles with seven different outfits. The most famous of these include his current moniker The Housemartins, Beats International, Pizzaman and Brighton Port Authority.

He told BANG Showbiz:

I've got the record in the top 40 for hits with seven different incantations. There might be an eighth but whether it gets in the top 40 or not these days is debatable, so watch this space.


His most recent work was his 2010 joint collaboration album with ex-Talking Heads man David Byrne 'Here Lies Love', which documents the life of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines.

The double LP featured up to 22 guest vocal collaborations from the likes of Florence And The Machine, Martha Wainwright, Tori Amos, Santigold and Cyndi Lauper.

Next year he will become the first artist to hold a concert at Brighton And Hove Albion's new Amex stadium. He will appear as part of the Big Beach Boutique 5 on June 1-2, 2012.

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