Monday, May 03, 2010

Kylie Minogue's Latest

Kylie Minogue returns this summer with her brand new album Aphrodite, to be released in the U.S. on July 6, 2010 (Note: BeansTalk's CEO's National Holiday) by EMI’s Astralwerks Records. The album’s first single “All The Lovers” will be available on June 29, 2010.

Minogue celebrates her dance-floor roots and features Stuart Price as Executive Producer. The list of songwriters includes Kylie, Stuart Price, Calvin Harris, the Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears, Nerina Pallot, NERVO and Keane’s Tim Rice-Oxley.

“The single was one of the last tracks to be written for the album,” says Minogue. “As I was recording it I knew that ‘All The Lovers’ had to be the first single; it sums up the euphoria of the album perfectly. It gives me goose-bumps, so I’m really excited to hear what everyone thinks of it”.

Stuart Price, who mixed the track and was Executive Producer on the album says: “‘All The Lovers’ is a magical song and sums up everything that the album is: Kylie doing pop dance music at her best. When you look in your mind’s eye at everything Kylie is, it’s on this record”.

In the Fall of 2009 Minogue sold out her first ever North American tour. The six-city tour kicked off in Oakland and made stops in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto and New York. Entertainment Weekly called the show a “two-hour post-disco fantasia of strobe, bass, and glitter—an all-out spectacle.” The New York Times claimed “The concert (was) efficient, clobbering, expensive, generous…close to an alternate reality.” Kylie treated her U.S. fans with a new song “Better Than Today” which she played for the first time during the tour.

Over the course of her 20-plus-year-career, Minogue has been a global force in pop music and has sold more than 60 million albums sold worldwide, has had 50 hit singles including the U.S. Billboard dance-chart toppers “Can’t Get You Our of My Head,” “Love At First Sight,” “Slow,” and the Grammy-Award winning “Come Into My World.” She has received awards including an OBE from the Queen, eight sold-out world tours including the KylieX2008 tour which traveled to 21 countries throughout Europe, South America, Dubai, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Minogue has released ten studio albums, three live CDs, eight live concert DVD’s, plus her Greatest Hits, Ultimate Kylie double album and Boombox The Remix Album 2000-2008.

Minogue has her own bed linen line “Kylie at Home” and has released six fragrances, the latest “Couture” for women and “Inverse” for men.

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