Thunderpuss

Thunderpuss is the (mainly dance) remix/production team of music producers Barry Harris and Carl Cox. Harris, an openly gay musician and DJ, had worked previously as part of several music groups, including Kon Kan, Top Kat, Killer Bunnies and Outta Control, and had also released several singles himself. Cox, an openly straight musician and DJ, had also worked for years as a DJ and producer, producing a megamix of Paula Abdul songs, among other things, and started his own record label, Interhit Records, with Jeff Johnson.

Harris & Cox originally met in the late '80s and remained friends for years, with Harris eventually joining Cox at Interhit. They didn't start working together as a production team until late 1997, though. Their first project as Thunderpuss was a cover of the song "I Just Wanna Be Your Everything", with Thea Austin, formerly of Snap! performing vocals. They also produced Engelbert Humperdinck's 1998 album The Dance Album, but did not use the name Thunderpuss.

Over the course of almost six years, Thunderpuss had a very successful career as remixers and producers. Their biggest remix success was a hit remix of "It's Not Right But It's Okay" by Whitney Houston. They also produced hit remixes of songs by Mary J. Blige ("No More Drama" & "Rainy Dayz", with Ja Rule), Céline Dion ("I Want You To Need Me"), Stacie Orrico ("Stuck"), and Kim English ("Higher Things"), among others. They also produced original songs for various artists, including Abigail ("Let The Joy Rise And If It Don't Fit"), Amber ("Taste The Tears"), and Soluna.

Thunderpuss also put out several singles themselves as artists, including "Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag", a fully electronic dance cover of the "Pigbag" song, "Stand Up" (with Latanza Waters), and "FMH" (under the artist name Harris & Cox). They split up in late 2003 and both men are pursuing DJ/remix/production work on their own. Harris mashed up songs by Billy Squier and Fischerspooner to create the song "Everybody Wants You To Emerge" for the Queer Eye For The Straight Guy soundtrack, and Cox recently remixed the Michelle Branch single "Breathe".

Cox also found solo success for himself with his own 2000 single, "Phuture 2000".


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Cox also found solo success for himself with his own 2000 single, "Phuture 2000". Her next single is currently being air played in the UK, which has had mixed reactions from listeners. Harris mashed up songs by Billy Squier and Fischerspooner to create the song "Everybody Wants You To Emerge" for the Queer Eye For The Straight Guy soundtrack, and Cox recently remixed the Michelle Branch single "Breathe". She is currently preparing for the release of her next album, which is a greatest hits with two new tracks. They split up in late 2003 and both men are pursuing DJ/remix/production work on their own. Now semi-retired, she teamed up with Phil Collins to record a song for the Disney film Brother Bear (2003). Thunderpuss also put out several singles themselves as artists, including "Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag", a fully electronic dance cover of the "Pigbag" song, "Stand Up" (with Latanza Waters), and "FMH" (under the artist name Harris & Cox). Her home there sits atop Mont Vinaigrier, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

They also produced original songs for various artists, including Abigail ("Let The Joy Rise And If It Don't Fit"), Amber ("Taste The Tears"), and Soluna. In addition to a lakeshore home on the Goldküste, the most exclusive district of Zurich, Switzerland, Turner has an estate in France at Villefranche-sur-Mer, a small town about 4 miles (6km) east of the city of Nice. Blige ("No More Drama" & "Rainy Dayz", with Ja Rule), Céline Dion ("I Want You To Need Me"), Stacie Orrico ("Stuck"), and Kim English ("Higher Things"), among others. She gained great popularity throughout Europe and moved there permanently in 1986 to share a home with Erwin Bach, a German-born EMI record company executive 16 years her junior. They also produced hit remixes of songs by Mary J. She also raised Ike's two sons from his previous marriage. Their biggest remix success was a hit remix of "It's Not Right But It's Okay" by Whitney Houston. Tina has two natural sons (one is Ike's, the other from a previous relationship with a musician from the Kings of Rhythm).

Over the course of almost six years, Thunderpuss had a very successful career as remixers and producers. Her last world tour, which ended in 2000, was a sell out. They also produced Engelbert Humperdinck's 1998 album The Dance Album, but did not use the name Thunderpuss. In 1995, she recorded the title theme of the James Bond movie GoldenEye. Their first project as Thunderpuss was a cover of the song "I Just Wanna Be Your Everything", with Thea Austin, formerly of Snap! performing vocals. She led several extensive world tours in the 1980s and 1990's and released several more successful albums. They didn't start working together as a production team until late 1997, though. In 1985, she appeared as Aunty Entity in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome with Mel Gibson, and scored another hit with the movie's theme song, "We Don't Need Another Hero".

Harris & Cox originally met in the late '80s and remained friends for years, with Harris eventually joining Cox at Interhit. The 1984 album Private Dancer had three top ten singles: "What's Love Got to Do with It", the title track, and "Better Be Good To Me". Cox, an openly straight musician and DJ, had also worked for years as a DJ and producer, producing a megamix of Paula Abdul songs, among other things, and started his own record label, Interhit Records, with Jeff Johnson. She began touring extensively to pay the bills and released several solo albums in the 1970s, but her career stalled until teaming with BEF for a remake of "Ball of Confusion" drawing the attention of Capitol Records. Harris, an openly gay musician and DJ, had worked previously as part of several music groups, including Kon Kan, Top Kat, Killer Bunnies and Outta Control, and had also released several singles himself. To put the marriage (and Ike) behind her, Tina left the marriage with no money or property, asking for and retaining only the use of the stage name Ike had given her. Thunderpuss is the (mainly dance) remix/production team of music producers Barry Harris and Carl Cox. Tina finalized her divorce in 1978 after 18 years of marriage, accusing Turner of years of severe spousal abuse and rampant drug addiction in her autobiography I, Tina, which was later made into the film What's Love Got to Do with It.

Around this time, she appeared solo in a memorable cameo as the Gypsy Acid Queen in the film of The Who's Tommy rock opera. She credits her newfound Buhddist faith with giving her the courage to strike out on her own. Ike's increasingly abusive behavior led Tina to abruptly leave him in 1976. Their signature hit became their frantic rendition of "Proud Mary" (1971).

Ike and Tina Turner recorded a number of hits in the 1960s, including "A Fool In Love", "It's Gonna Work out Fine", and the legendary "River Deep, Mountain High" (with producer Phil Spector). She began as an occasional vocalist in his show at the age of 18, but within a couple of years she not only had a new name, but was the spotlight of a popular soul revue led by Ike Turner and his Kings of Rhythm. She was discovered by Ike Turner, a noted pioneer of rock and roll, whom she later married. Tina Turner is noted for her overpowering stage presence -- long legs, big hair, and powerful voice.

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee, November 26, 1939) is an African American, Native American, R&B, pop, rock and soul singer, Buddhist and occasional actress probably best known for her scorching performances with the Ike and Tina Turner Revue and for her remarkable solo comeback in the mid-1980s. 2004 "Open Arms" #25 UK. from All the Best

    . 2000 "Whatever You Need" #27 UK.

    1999 "When the Heartache Is Over" #10 UK. from Twenty Four Seven

      . Barry White) #32 UK. 1996 "In Your Wildest Dreams" (feat.

      1996 "Something Beautiful Remains" #27 UK. 1996 "Missing You" #12 UK. 1996 "On Silent Wings" #13 UK. 1996 "Whatever You Want" #23 UK.

      from Wildest Dreams

        . 1995 "Goldeneye" #10 UK. from Goldeneye soundtrack
          . 1993 "Why Must We Wait Until Tonight" #16 UK.

          1993 "Disco Inferno" #12 UK. 1993 "I Don't Wanna Fight" #9 US, #7 UK. from What's Love Got to Do with It

            . 1992 "I Want You Near Me" #22 UK.

            1992 "Love Thing" #29 UK. 1991 "Way of the World" #13 UK. 1991 "Nutbush City Limits" #23 UK. from Simply the Best

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              1990 "It Takes Two" (with Rod Stewart) #5 UK. from Vagabond Heart (Rod Stewart album)

                . 1990 "Be Tender with Me Baby" #28 UK. 1990 "Look Me in the Heart" #31 UK.

                1989 "Steamy Windows" #39 US, #13 UK (1990 release). 1989 "I Don't Wanna Lose You" #8 UK. 1989 "The Best" #15 US, #5 UK. from Foreign Affair

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                  1987 "What You Get Is What You See" #13 US, #30 UK. 1986 "Two People" #30 US. 1986 "Typical Male" #2 US, #33 UK. from Break Every Rule

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                    1985 "It's Only Love" (with Bryan Adams) #15 US, #29 UK. from Reckless (Bryan Adams album)

                      . 1985 "One of the Living" #15 US. 1985 "We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)" #2 US, #3 UK.

                      from Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome

                        . 1985 "Show Some Respect" #37 US. 1984 "Better Be Good to Me" #5 US. 1984 "Private Dancer" #7 US, #26 UK.

                        1984 "What's Love Got to Do with It" #1 US, #3 UK. 1984 "Help!" #40 UK. 1983 "Let's Stay Together" #26 US (1984 release), #6 UK. from Private Dancer

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                          2004 "All the Best" (compilation). 1999 "Twenty Four Seven" #21 US, #9 UK, US Sales: 500,000. 1996 "Wildest Dreams" #61 US, #4 UK. 1994 "The Collected Recordings - Sixties to Nineties".

                          1993 "What's Love Got to Do with It" #17 US, #1 UK, US Sales: 1,000,000. 1991 "Simply the Best" (compilation) #113 US, #2 UK, US Sales: 1,000,000. 1989 "Foreign Affair" #31 US, #1 UK, US Sales: 500,000. 1988 "Tina Live in Europe" #86 US, #8 UK.

                          1986 "Break Every Rule" #23 US, #2 UK, US Sales: 1,000,000. 1985 "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome" #41 US. 1984 "Private Dancer" #3 US, #2 UK, US Sales: 5,000,000. 1979 "Love Explosion".

                          1978 "Rough". 1975 "Acid Queen" #155 US. 1973 "The Country of Tina Turner".

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