‘I’m trusting you Claire!’ Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim said looking me right in the eye as I held his hand and lead him through the back-stage door, ‘this isn’t like the old days!’ He pleaded with his crooked smile… It was Norman’s birthday and we had a surprise waiting for him on stage andContinue reading “‘I don’t want any strippers, my wife’s in the club!’ Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim laughed, nervously.”
Playing Manumission, staying at The Motel – ‘a real eye-opener’!!! MC Otter had gone back to the States so we had a stand in called Gram’ma Funk. One of the lines she would say to our dancers was ‘I See You Baby, Shakin’ that Ass, Shakin’ that Ass…’ We asked Groove Armada to make aContinue reading “The Motel gets Groove Armada shakin’ that ass…”
– who did a ‘private’ dance for Carl in front of the entire club as he took over the decks, as I almost slipped out of the giant birthday cake which was being carried over the swimming pool so I could burst out of it singing ‘Happy Birthday Mr President’ wearing nothing but a MarilynContinue reading “Carl Cox in a toga, a giant birthday cake and a Russian stripper…”
We shot the Murder at the Manumission Motel campaign at the house of friend Jade Jagger. . Excerpt from Needs Must by Kris Needs Then there were the girls: the Pink Pussies, as they ‘d been christened. They were six of the best from New York City, headed by hostess Otter, who was notorious for the flamesContinue reading “Killer Cat Strikes Again”
Rankin, Supermodels, junkyards, club-kids and the best party Paris had seen in a decade. David Guetta was sent into a quivering panic for fear of his nightclub being shut down, and losing its licence.
When asked to make a compilation… John Wayne Goes Wild Out West… ‘Well, you know’, said Mike, rubbing his head, thinking mainly about smoking another joint, ‘all the Superclubs were making compilation albums – so, of course my brother thought that we should do one too. Obviously, Claire & I disagreed with him about thatContinue reading “Cowboy 78”
Gangs, sex, dwarfs and drugs…
I was looking for the shot when he jumped in the wheelie bin outside the back door of the club, but couldn’t find it. So this is the next best. We had a most enjoyable 24 hours together.
They said the gay crowd would not come to a mixed night. Mike hand drew and designed this flyer/poster – which was fly posted around Manchester. The gay crowd came in droves.