Space Cowboy Biography

Nick Dresti, better known by his stage name Space Cowboy is a grammy nominated DJ, record producer and singer. He is a protégé of Norman Cook. He was born in Paris and was raised in England.

Dresti began his career as under the pseudonym DJ Supreme. His first hit was "Tha Wildstyle", which peaked at #39 on the UK Singles Chart in 1996, then reached #24 after a reissue in 1997. The song also peaked on the U.S. Dance chart at #40.

He also had success with single "Up to The Wildstyle" in 2000 as The Porn Kings vs. DJ Supreme where in the UK it charted at #10.

In 2002, under the stage name, Space Cowboy he released a cover of the Prince song I Would Die 4 U, topping the UK dance charts. The track would have charted at number 10 in the UK Singles Chart, had it not been for an error with the CD format, made by the record company, that made it ineligible to chart.

Space Cowboy has worked with and remixed artists from The Darkness, Sir Paul McCartney, and his remix of Fergie's Glamorous reached No. 2 in the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Airplay Chart in May 2007.

His debut album Across The Sky was released on Fatboy Slim's label Southern Fried Records. In Japan it was released under Sony Music Japan where it was the third biggest selling electronica album of 2004.

In 2005 his second album Big City Nights was released on Space Cowboy's co-owned independent label Tiger Trax UK and Sony Music Japan.

In 2007 Space Cowboy released his third album, entitled Digital Rock. The lead single My Egyptian Lover featured female rapper Nadia Oh and was playlisted on radio stations, including Radio 1, Kiss and Galaxy, with the hit video by James Sutton on frequent play on TV stations such as MTV. My Egyptian Lover was released in the UK on January 15 2007 and reached number 45 in the UK Singles Chart.

Space Cowboy officially signed to US label Interscope and Cherrytree in mid-2007 with a re-released 'Digital Rock' album and productions forthcoming. In 2007, he remixed Marilyn Manson's first single, Heart-Shaped Glasses (When the Heart Guides the Hand) from the album Eat Me, Drink Me.

In early 2008, Space Cowboy released Nadia Oh album "Hot Like Wow" which reached #33 in the US iTunes chart after featuring on the US TV show, 'So You Think You Can Dance' in 2009.

He co-wrote MSTRKFRT 'Heartbreaker' featuring US singer John Legend, released 2009.

In 2008 Space Cowboy became the personal DJ for Lady Gaga, and collaborated with her on the track "Starstruck", for her debut album The Fame as well as the promotional single "Christmas Tree". Some extracts of his songs (My Egyptian Lover) are in Lady Gaga's promotional videos. He also mixed the song "Poker Face" for "Poker Face: The Remixes". In 2009 Space Cowboy once again worked with Lady Gaga for her new album The Fame Monster co-writing the songs "Monster" and "So Happy I Could Die" with Gaga and RedOne.

In April 2009, a new song sung by Space Cowboy featuring Chelsea Korka (from The Paradiso Girls) titled "Falling Down" leaked onto the internet. The song was produced by RedOne. The video premiered soon afterward. The song was also played in a scene of Walt Disney Pictures film "G-Force".

"Digital Rock Star" was released on October 26, 2009.
Source: wikipedia.org
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