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|Compilation album by Thunderpuss|
|Released||19 March, 2002|
|Label||Tommy Boy Records|
|Producer||Barry Harris, Chris Cox|
Thunderpuss is a compilation album mixed by DJs and producers Barry Harris and Chris Cox, better known under the moniker Thunderpuss. Released in 2002, it comprises their remixes of other artists' work as well as their own music.
A compilation album comprises tracks, which may be previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers. If by one artist, then generally the tracks were not originally intended for release together as a single work, but may be collected together as a greatest hits album or box set. If from several performers, there may be a theme, topic, time period, or genre which links the tracks, or they may have been intended for release as a single work—such as a tribute album. When the tracks are by the same recording artist, the album may be referred to as a retrospective album or an anthology.
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Chris Cox is an American dance music record producer, remixer, and DJ who has worked on over 600 records throughout his career. As one-half of the Grammy nominated production team Thunderpuss and as a solo artist, Cox has earned a total of 52 Billboard dance chart number one records, having masterfully remixed songs performed by such artists as Madonna, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Céline Dion, Janet Jackson, and the Spice Girls. Thunderpuss was nominated for a Grammy in 2004 for their production work with Cher. Since the dissolution of Thunderpuss, Cox continues to have a successful career, both as a solo artist, and through collaborations with other producers such as Pusaka. Cox has produced original music and dance remixes for artists such as Madonna, Rihanna, Michelle Branch, Hilary Duff, Donna Summer, Kelly Osbourne, and Kelly Clarkson. For four years he was heard weekly on XM's BPM 81 with his hour-long set, "12 Inches of Cox." In 2008 he produced the album Hannah Montana 2: Non-Stop Dance Party, which spent several weeks at #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums Chart. Cox continues to travel internationally as a club and festival DJ.
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