Friday, June 26, 2009

Three Takes From The BPA

While housecleaning Norman Cook, better known as Fatboy Slim, found a number of forgotten tapes containing unfinished collaborations with musicians who had stopped by his studio over the years. In an effort to tie up loose ends he created The BPA as an outlet for the finished product. Without a proper band Cook has been promoting the album I Think We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat with Iggy Pop using the house bands of a couple late night shows to bring their take on The Monochrome Set's "He's Frank" to the masses.

Here is Cook on bass with The Roots on Jimmy Fallon:

: and playing the night before with Paul Shaffer & The CBS Orchestra On Letterman:

: Then there is the official BPA version:

: Stop by The Brighton Port Authority for all the info and some entertaining fake backstory.

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