Fatboy Slim

The Night It All Went A Bit Right

The Proms at the Royal Albert Hall has always been dominated by popular classical music, with intriguing sidebars of esoteric and eclectic pieces. Barring the ghastly flag-waving farrago of the Last Night, the selection is broadly sedate, pleasurable and not unlike listening to those albums of ‘British Light Classical’. This year was no different to […]

One Night In London, Three Choices

The things I do for you lot. London has three new music-based shows to choose from, all of which I’ve now seen. So which would you see if you had just one night in town? Answer at the end. Sunny Afternoon First up is the most critically acclaimed of the three, the story of the […]

Outrage Or Creative License?

Here’s a photograph that has a horrible inevitability about it; Imelda Marcos dancing with Henry Kissinger. David Byrne and Fatboy Slim (Norman Cook) produced a song cycle called ‘Here Lies Love’ about the life of Imelda Marcos that is still causing outrage on the message boards. First, because to many who lived through the oppressive […]