Beats International were a British electronic music band, formed in the late 1980s by Norman Cook (also known as Fatboy Slim), after his departure from The Housemartins.
A loose confederation of musicians, the line-up also included vocalist Lindy Layton, former North of Cornwallis vocalist Lester Noel, rappers DJ Baptiste (The Crazy MC), MC Wildski and keyboardist Andy Boucher. Unusually, the band's live line-up also incorporated a graffiti artist, REQ, who would paint designs on a backdrop while the musicians played.
Their debut studio album, Let Them Eat Bingo, spawned the UK number-one single "Dub Be Good to Me", a re-working of The SOS Band's chart-topper "Just Be Good to Me", based on a sample of the bassline from The Clash's "Guns of Brixton" and featuring Layton on vocals.
The second Beats International album was 1991's Excursion on the Version, which featured a greater use of dubЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- The Sun Doesn't Shine [сингл]
- Dub Be Good to Me [02.1990, сингл]
- Let Them Eat Bingo [12.04.1990, альбом]
- Won’t Talk About It [05.1990, сингл]
- In the Ghetto [1991, сингл]
- Excursion on the Version [10.1991, альбом]
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