Born Quentin Cook in Bromley on July 31, 1963, Cook joined that Hull-based crop up team the Housemartins throughout 1986, updating founding member Ted Key. After the collection break the next year, Cook turned included in the particular burgeoning acid solution house scene, pairing together with manufacturers Tim Jeffrey and also J.C. Reid towards your finish with the decade to form Pizzaman. The trio nailed three Top 40 strikes jointly ("Trippin' on Sunshine," "Sex around the Streets," plus "Happiness") prior to Cook splintered down for you to record with similarly type outfits Freak Power and Beats International within the first '90s.
Fatboy Slim 's eagerly anticipated second LP, You've Come a Long Way, Baby, followed subsequently which year. The album went platinum inside U.S. along with spawned a pair of foreign hits, "The Rockafeller Skank" as well as "Praise You," which additionally boasted your Spike Jonze-directed video that will attained several MTV Video Music Awards as well as two Grammy nominations. "The Rockafeller Skank," "Praise You," along with other music out of You've Come a Long Way, Baby wound up on innumerable soundtracks in addition to commercials, cementing Fatboy Slim 's exclusive location as being a critically acclaimed and profoundly favorite act.