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Kylie Minogue STILL Gives the Gays What They Want

Our first thread dedicated to the DISCO era of Kylie Minogue has already filled up. Let's celebrate Kylie's 15th studio album. DISCO = gay rights!

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by Anonymousreply 22502/23/2021

Fist thread here...

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by Anonymousreply 111/11/2020

I really hope she nabs the #1 spot on the charts and beats Little Mix who seem like yet another Pussycat Dolls or Fifth Harmony.

by Anonymousreply 211/11/2020

Me too, R2, but if she doesn't, she still has 9 more years to achieve that record.

by Anonymousreply 311/11/2020

Little Mix are talented, but I think Disco is a better album.

by Anonymousreply 411/11/2020

This was one of the highlights from Infinite Disco. Thrilling. Light Years-into-Supernova

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by Anonymousreply 511/11/2020

beeb brekkie

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by Anonymousreply 611/11/2020

Apparently, Kylie has pulled further ahead of Little Mix in the UK mid-weeks. Today is the last day of sales/streams that will count toward that potential historic #1 in the UK. Hits Daily Double's building album chart (for the US) currently as her at #23. Will be interesting if she does end up landing close to that on the official Billboard 200.

by Anonymousreply 711/12/2020

And how sweet is this? Gloria Gaynor showing Kylie some disco love on Twitter today...

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by Anonymousreply 811/12/2020

Kylie on last night's Colbert...

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by Anonymousreply 911/12/2020

She's done well with US promo this era. I think the lock downs and restrictions have actually helped her in a promotional sense.

She's still plugging Magic. I wonder if the general public like it.

There are so many fantastic options for the next single! I can't decide which is the best choice?????

by Anonymousreply 1011/12/2020

She seems to be plugging both Say Something and Magic, depending upon the booking. She performed Say Something on Good Morning America and an Aussie show, Magic on Graham Norton and Colbert. Probably smart. She's not going to bother the top of the singles charts again, but obviously she's still a big album seller.

by Anonymousreply 1111/12/2020

That's a strange moment in the Colbert clip where, after she goes upstage and is thrown into silhouette, she returns downstage with the mic pointed heavenwards while her lead vocal plays on without her...

by Anonymousreply 1211/12/2020

But does anyone consider "Magic" the highlight of the album?

by Anonymousreply 1311/12/2020

R12 - She's singing live, but she's obviously singing to a backing track. There are no live musicians on that appearance or on Graham Norton. Her recorded track is her "backup singers" for these appearances.

R13 - It seems some people do. I don't get it. It's perfectly... pleasant, serviceable. But the album has so much good stuff, I can move past that one pretty easily.

by Anonymousreply 1411/12/2020

Apparently there’s a Basement Jaxx remix of Say Something on the super deluxe version of Disco

I cant find it anywhere but I bet one of you crafty folks has. Any good?

by Anonymousreply 1511/12/2020

[Quote] She's singing live, but she's obviously singing to a backing track. There are no live musicians on that appearance or on Graham Norton. Her recorded track is her "backup singers" for these appearances.

If that's true, we'd hear a fattening of the sound when she returns to sing along with the track but there was none of that.

by Anonymousreply 1611/12/2020

The Basement Jaxx is digital only at the moment. I think it can be previewed on iTunes etc. I'm not sure if it will be on the Japan edition CD, which hasn't been released yet.

by Anonymousreply 1711/12/2020

R16 - I don't know what to tell you. Kylie isn't Brittany. I've watched that same clip and can very clearly hear her singing over the backing track. She's been doing this for so long, she's very good at making the "blend". I've seen her in concert a couple of times, once in a very intimate venue for a warm-up thingy and she always sings live and while no vocal powerhouse, she uses her voice adeptly. Because of how produced the sound of pop music is, most of the pop gals sing to backing tracks in concert and on TV performances. Sometimes they overdo that backing track -- Kylie included -- but she is one of the better ones.

R15 - The Jaxx remix is okay. Not their finest work. I'm not sure it was the right song for them to remix, to be frank. The manic nature of Monday Blues or the higher camp of Last Dance or Where Does The DJ Go might have been a better match for them.

by Anonymousreply 1811/12/2020

There are several videos on YouTube of Kylie singing live where she manages to hit very high notes to the point of sounding nearly operatic. The end of Your Disco Needs You live from the KylieX2008 tour comes to mind.

by Anonymousreply 1911/12/2020

It's BRITNEY, bitch R18.

by Anonymousreply 2011/12/2020

Did she get #1?

by Anonymousreply 2111/13/2020

She sure did!

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by Anonymousreply 2211/13/2020

Wow. Not only the #1 album, not only the 5-decade record, but also outselling all other #1 albums in the UK this year thus far. Well done, Kylie!

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by Anonymousreply 2311/13/2020

Kylie celebrates

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by Anonymousreply 2411/13/2020

Gloria Gaynor congratulates her...

[quote] I’m flashing back on this Friday to serving some major disco vibes in this outfit that I wish I still had in my stage wardrobe! ✨🎤💖✨ And in true celebration this weekend of all things disco, I’m sending lots of love & blessings to @kylieminogue for keeping the heart, soul, and positivity of #DISCO music alive, SURVIVING, and thriving with her new album! Congratulations on the new music, Kylie, the songs are beautiful!

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by Anonymousreply 2511/13/2020

I don't think it's official yet, but she's projected in at #23 on Billboard 200 in the US. Projection by Hits Daily Double.

by Anonymousreply 2611/13/2020

[quote]But does anyone consider "Magic" the highlight of the album?

No. In fact, I think it’s one of the more plain songs.

The highlight of the album is “Supernova.” That NEEDS to be a single.

by Anonymousreply 2711/13/2020

Madonna must be drunk and beating the twins now.

by Anonymousreply 2811/13/2020

Meanwhile, Kylie Jenner is planning to be recipient of the world's first quadruple ass implant.

by Anonymousreply 2911/13/2020

I wish I could rewatch that Infinite Disco mashup of Slow and Love to Love You Baby -- heaven!

by Anonymousreply 3011/13/2020

#1 in Australia as well. Her 7th Australian #1.

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by Anonymousreply 3111/13/2020

Tina Arena seethes!

by Anonymousreply 3211/13/2020

Natalie Imbruglia wishes she was there.

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by Anonymousreply 3311/13/2020

Gina G is slashing her wrists!

by Anonymousreply 3411/13/2020

Charity single with Cher, Mel C, Robbie Williams and a million people I don't recognise.

Kylie's all over the place this week. Brilliant marketing.

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by Anonymousreply 3511/14/2020

I'm in the U.S. I've been a big Kylie fan since "Fever." I just ordered the "Disco" CD on Amazon. I've already listened to it though and it doesn't grab me like "Fever", "Light Years" or "Aphrodite." Hopefully it will grow on me. I was so disappointed by "Kiss Me Once" and "Golden" I wanted to support her move back in the right direction.

I will be interested to see how the album charts in the U.S.

by Anonymousreply 3611/15/2020

R36 - if you can find it online, the Infinite Disco performance is such a treat. It helped me appreciate the album more.

by Anonymousreply 3711/15/2020

r36 I didn't like the album at first. The songs were indistinguishable to me. Now I can't get enough.

Give it a few spins and I'm sure it will sink in.

by Anonymousreply 3811/15/2020

Apparently, DISCO charted at #25 in the US. Her highest chart placement since 2010's Aphrodite and her highest number of albums sold in a single week since 2003's Body Language.

by Anonymousreply 3911/16/2020

The album definitely gets better the more you listen to it.

I was one of those who weren't really into 'Magic' at first. But now I love it and have been singing it for days!

by Anonymousreply 4011/16/2020

The Pitchfork review was brutal. I really enjoy the album.

by Anonymousreply 4111/16/2020

"Your Disco Needs You" is not an excellent track. Pitchfork is already straining credibility with that one.

by Anonymousreply 4211/16/2020

For crissakes the uber-gay shop-worn stanning hyperbole in these threads.

by Anonymousreply 4311/16/2020

I love it.

Poor Madonna, cowering in a bathtub with pink hair, an asian lady freak face, and an ugly black boyfriend who is young enough to be her grandson.

Kylie — you are aging perfectly.

by Anonymousreply 4411/16/2020

R41 - it's weird. I don't necessarily think that Pitchfork review was, technically, inaccurate or unfair. But, I think the writer failed to understand the spirit of what "Kylie" means to her core audience. Yes, she flirts with the experimental and the highly sophisticated (more in concert, than on record,) but either way, that's never been at the heart of who she is. You're not going to get a Roisin Murphy or Goldfrapp or Jesse Ware album from Kylie. She's going to camp it up and get rather 'obvious' in the lyrics, but she's so damn charming it works. It probably wouldn't work with another singer the way it does with her. It's also probably true that Brits and Europeans have a higher... threshold for camp than Americans.

(Also, sidebar, I'm not sure if this will get me thrown in Datalounge jail, but, I like both Kylie and Madonna and they serve such different needs, I don't feel much need to compare them.)

by Anonymousreply 4511/16/2020

I think it's reductive to say something like "Kylie is camp! This is camp! This is fun! Why aren't you having fun!?" The vast majority of the new songs are uninspired. Kylie's best tracks had their finger on the pulse AND have aged well ("Better the Devil You Know," "Confide In Me," "Can't Get Your Out of My Head" to name three).

by Anonymousreply 4611/16/2020

[Quote] I like both Kylie and Madonna and they serve such different needs, I don't feel much need to compare them.

I don't think one should engage with the poster(s) bringing up Madonna. It's clear they only want to trash her looks, lifestyle etc., which has nothing to do with this thread.

by Anonymousreply 4711/16/2020

It's weak sauce, this album.

by Anonymousreply 4811/16/2020

I finally figured out which song "Say Something" reminds me of: Alanis Morissette's "Crazy". The verses of SS sound a lot like the chorus in Crazy.

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by Anonymousreply 4911/16/2020

I think it's more than fair to bring up Madonna.

Kylie is showing her up in every way. And I say this as a lifelong Madonna fan.

by Anonymousreply 5011/16/2020

She's not, though. Madonna jumped on trends and pushed them to their commercial heights. Kylie isn't doing that. Kylie's singing voice sounds better than Madonna's, that's all. I guess we'll see how Kylie sounds at 60...

by Anonymousreply 5111/16/2020

Madame X was a pretty weird album. There is nothing weird about Kylie here, and it's not good lite disco fluff either.

by Anonymousreply 5211/16/2020

Kylie got to number one through sheer force of goodwill from the public, people LIKE her and her music and, unlike Leatherface, Kylie didn't have to resort to including Disco as part of a concert package to up her numbers.

Madame X needed those Madame X Tour packages to sell anything because nobody gives a shit about Madonna's music anymore.

Even including Maluma on Medellin did nothing.

The only thing we'll see for Madonna's music future is her executive producer credit for her boyfriend's flop album which will end up in bargain bins.

by Anonymousreply 5311/16/2020

[Quote] Kylie got to number one through sheer force of goodwill from the public, people LIKE her and her music and, unlike Leatherface, Kylie didn't have to resort to including Disco as part of a concert package to up her numbers.

Kylie used multiple formats to get where she's charted.

by Anonymousreply 5411/16/2020

And? People are still buying the album, for the music.

by Anonymousreply 5511/16/2020

You don't buy mutliple copies of an album at the same time for the music. You buy it to get your fave into the charts.

by Anonymousreply 5611/16/2020

Where can "we" find Infinate Disco? I NEED to watch it!

by Anonymousreply 5711/16/2020

Didn't someone post it upthread?

by Anonymousreply 5811/16/2020

I forgot: We're on the second thread. Check the original for the link.

by Anonymousreply 5911/16/2020

She’s breaking records with this album. I think Infinite Disco is on YouTube. Wonderful show!

I’ll still never forget how graceful she was when she had breast cancer and was going through chemo. She’s a gem.

by Anonymousreply 6011/16/2020

Yes, I hate when cancer patients aren't graceful.

by Anonymousreply 6111/16/2020

It's a masterpiece! We gay 💕 it! We want to marry Kylie and DISCO. LURV! 💕💕💕

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by Anonymousreply 6211/16/2020

This thread got weird. Anyway, I really like the song Kylie wrote about Mary Berry.

by Anonymousreply 6311/16/2020

Kylie gets emotional at the end discussing her comeback after cancer. She seems to be a real sweetheart.

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by Anonymousreply 6411/17/2020

[quote]Madame X was a pretty weird album.

It was a just flat-out shitty album.

by Anonymousreply 6511/17/2020

If Madonna retired after Ray of Light, Music or Confessions On a Dance Floor then she would be unmatchable in pop discography. But nope had to keep releasing flop after flop. Sure Kylie's discography never reached the level of quality of Madonna's when Madge was at her peak but Kylie consistently released fun and excellent pop albums and never lost sight of what her fans love about her. While Madge seems hellbent on being relevant with the kids today

by Anonymousreply 6611/17/2020

With the exception of that awful country album Golden and that mess Kiss Me Once, Kylie has more or less had enough sense to stick with what she knows people want from her: pop/dance music.

Madonna on the other hand can’t accept that and insists are trying to prove to everyone she is an “art-tiste” and keeps doing all this weird shit that is just garbage. Kylie is smart for just embracing the pop/dance label and having fun with it.

by Anonymousreply 6711/17/2020

Kylie is the Queen of Pop.

by Anonymousreply 6811/17/2020

r64 - That was very sweet. What's everyone jamming to in week 2? I have to say, after a few spins the last two (standard) tracks, Unstoppable and Celebrate You are really clicking for me. Unstoppable is so effortlessly funky -- like early Michael Jackson or later Diana Ross. And Celebrate You is so lovely. It's undeniably syrupy, but the emotion feels true and earned.

by Anonymousreply 6911/17/2020

[quote]What's everyone jamming to in week 2?

Dance Floor Darling and Hey Lonely.

by Anonymousreply 7011/17/2020

I like those, too, r69. Celebrate You definitely conjures up Stuido 54 and riding a white horse through the disco.

by Anonymousreply 7111/17/2020

[quote] Yes, I hate when cancer patients aren't graceful.

Honey, she actually went out and helped people and used her status to bring awareness. She never let it stop her living even when she thought she could die. She was an inspiration to millions. Not everyone could do that. She did it with class and grace and didn’t exploit the situation like Hagdonna would have done.

by Anonymousreply 7211/17/2020

Miss a Thing and Supernova are excellent.

by Anonymousreply 7311/17/2020

[quote] With the exception of that awful country album Golden and that mess Kiss Me Once

Kiss Me Once was a mess (thanks Jay Z) but Golden needed to be done and was a smashing success for her. Had she simply pumped out another dance album after Kiss Me Once she wouldn’t be having the success she’s having again now. She needed a break and needed to shake things up. It was getting stale. I actually went back to Body Language recently and forgot what an incredible album that was.

BMG really seems to work well for her. They’ve made two albums now hits and really promote her. The mess of Kiss Me Once had her cleaning house. She dropped her label and management. She was shocked how behind the times they were when it came to social media and streaming. Now she’s basically an indie artist but with a publishing company that also acts like a label.

by Anonymousreply 7411/17/2020

R74 Sorry, I still think Golden sucked. I much prefer this album.

by Anonymousreply 7511/17/2020

Not that Kylie needs to ape what the kiddos are doing, but I do think Dua Lipa's Club Future Nostalgia could be a great model for Kylie in 2021. Release an updated version of Disco with remixes, new high profile collaborators in 2021 and prepare to announce a new stadium tour for 2022 by which time, hopefully, we can get back to normal.

by Anonymousreply 7611/17/2020

[quote]and prepare to announce a new stadium tour for 2022

You can wake up out of dreamland now. Kylie can’t fill stadiums, just arenas. Hence why she’s never done a stadium tour.

by Anonymousreply 7711/17/2020

Dua Lipa's Club Future Nostalgia is amazing and though it features seasoned artists I think only a young star could create such a thing. The energy comes from the youth, like magic.

by Anonymousreply 7811/17/2020

Dua Lipa's Club Future Nostalgia is amazing and though it features seasoned artists I think only a young star could create such a thing. The energy comes from the youth, like magic.

by Anonymousreply 7911/17/2020

Yeah, maybe, R79, I meant more about that strategy of extending the DISCO campaign into next year by re-releasing a special edition of DISCO (just like Dua did with Future Nostalgia) so that she tees up a 2022 tour nicely. At the end of the day, tours are where Kylie shines (and, I imagine, makes the most $$$)

by Anonymousreply 8011/18/2020

I know what you said. But DISCO is not magic, will not attract youth, and Kylie can not put a remix album that has any of the fabulous mix and references through dance music that Dua Lipa seemed to toss out effortlessly. Its the effortless feeling to it. That comes from youth an its magic in pop music.

by Anonymousreply 8111/18/2020

Oh, no, to be clear, I did not think she should do this to attract younger audiences. That's not going to happen -- certainly not beyond the gays. But only as a way to extend the "DISCO era" as I have to imagine that when she's ready to tour the themes and feel of this album will ensure a very successful return to the concert stage. It would be a way to do this without waiting for the next 'proper' studio album era.

by Anonymousreply 8211/18/2020

OK, stan. Wish for that.

by Anonymousreply 8311/18/2020

I love disco. Those who don’t can, simply put, eat a dick.

by Anonymousreply 8411/18/2020

[quote]OK, stan. Wish for that.

Yeah the Kylie stan on here is getting delusional.

by Anonymousreply 8511/18/2020

For those who want to watch Infinite Disco, here's the full concert! It is start to finish the best thing I've seen in this horrific year.

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by Anonymousreply 8611/18/2020

some clever stan loaded that concert to a porn hosting site.

by Anonymousreply 8711/18/2020

R86 link says “video not available”

by Anonymousreply 8811/18/2020

Try copy pasting the link into your browser:

by Anonymousreply 8911/18/2020

sorry, after /watch/ , input " 76168081_456239019 "

by Anonymousreply 9011/18/2020

R87 Which porn hosting site?

by Anonymousreply 9111/18/2020

If Kylie had skipped "Kiss Me Once", "Golden" and that orchestral album, she'd have a pretty flawless catalog too. If "Disco" had followed "Aphrodite" Madonna would have had to have been involuntarily committed to a psychiatric care facility.

by Anonymousreply 9211/18/2020

you just go to and use their internal search mechanism. It only has 173 views and is surely there to stay hidden from copywrite defenders.

by Anonymousreply 9311/18/2020

R89 Thanks! The link works. I purchased my ticket, but scheduling didn’t allow me to watch the show. Lifelong Kylie super fan here, so was pretty bummed out. Thanks again!

by Anonymousreply 9411/18/2020

R89 This is really good so far!

by Anonymousreply 9511/18/2020

R81 you don't think Kylie or her collaborators could put out an album with samples and references similar to Dua's? The most recent sample on Dua's was 2006, so there wasn't any "youth" movement going on per se. Also, it was remixed by a DJ, not Dua herself, so how much input did she have with the samples and references? Madonna, Missy and Gwen Stefani are not cutting edge features either.

Kyle could ring up Giorgio Moroder and whip up something that would rival or surpass what the Blessed Madonna put out. Her Disco album is begging for a Moroder makeover. Dua's album sounded good on paper, but the execution was a bit of a snooze imho.

by Anonymousreply 9611/18/2020

No, no, and no. What no one seems to be pointing out is what makes Disco stand out is that she didn't go the easy route: she didn't throw two or three disco covers on there, she didn't use samples from Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor or KC and the Sunshine Band, and she didn't bring in Giorgio Moroder or Nile Rogers--both of whom she's worked with in the past. She created something new without leaning on recycling the old. No samples, no Moroder, no anything Dua Lipa or whoever else may be doing. Let Kylie be Kylie. That chasing other artist's sounds is why US labels always fuck her up.

by Anonymousreply 9711/18/2020

R96 my interpretation of the magic of Dua's remix album is all the dinosaurs are somehow reanimated through the alchemy of a young person at the core. I have said this several times. When old stars try to get that dance energy on their own, they cannot, ever. Pet Shop Boys can make a great disco album in their 50s but not a transcendent one. Roisins new album is much better than Kylies. Clever, chic and inventive. But older will always pale next to youth's energy in such productions. The young ones aren't better music but they are fresh.

A good dance album isn't easy. I don't like Lady Gaga but she did a good one this year. Not a great one.

by Anonymousreply 9811/18/2020

Kylie's working left and right while Madonna is dyeing her hair pink and posting videos of herself performing witchcraft on social media.

R96 Kylie already did two songs with Moroder: Your Body and Right Here, Right Now. Both were released during the Kiss Me Once era. The problem with X and Kiss Me Once was that a majority of the best tracks from both eras weren't on the album.

by Anonymousreply 9911/18/2020

Kylie has become the Queen of Pop while the former Queen of Pop, Madonna, has become the Embarrassment of Pop.

by Anonymousreply 10011/18/2020

I unapologetically love “Into the Blue,” both the song and the video.

For that, I’m happy “Kiss Me Once” happened.

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by Anonymousreply 10111/18/2020

Yes, Into the Blue is a strong single. A bit underrated.

by Anonymousreply 10211/18/2020

Into the BUUUUUHHHHHLOOOOOOOOOOO. That Frog she had as her BF in the Into the Blue video was hot.

by Anonymousreply 10311/19/2020

She's doing the Jonathan Ross show December 5. Wonder if she'll perform the next single, whatever that is.

by Anonymousreply 10411/19/2020

I'm surprised she's not doing the ARIA awards next week.

I guess no one watches it anyway?

by Anonymousreply 10511/19/2020

Kylie on a Spanish talk show. It looks fun.

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by Anonymousreply 10611/19/2020

Kylie is a happy and sunny Australian. Madonna is a gloomy and cranky Detroiter/New Yorker.

by Anonymousreply 10711/19/2020

R107 I like that analogy!

by Anonymousreply 10811/20/2020

For Fucks sake, can we stop talking about Madonna?

by Anonymousreply 10911/20/2020

No, we can't r109.

Madonna's pussy STINKS!!!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 11011/20/2020

Apparently there's a performance coming up in the next couple of days....

by Anonymousreply 11111/23/2020

R111 - yes, there is. Kylie is going to be Dua Lipa's own Infinit Disco'esque live performance streamy thing, this coming November 27.

[quote]Kylie Minogue will reportedly join Dua Lipa‘s special livestream event, Studio 2054, this Friday (November 27).

[quote]Per The Sun, Kylie will duet with Lipa during the show, broadcast from a warehouse filled with custom-made sets.

[quote]“I am beyond excited to reveal that the legendary Kylie will be performing with me,” Lipa told the newspaper.

[quote]“She is one of my all-time heroes and female artists and the idea of collaborating with her is what pure dreams are made of. I adored her headlining show at Glastonbury and can’t wait for her to join us at Studio 2054.”

[quote]It comes just a day after the Australian pop icon named Lipa as someone she’d like to collaborate with on new music.

[quote]Kylie joins the other previously-announced special guests for Studio 2054, including FKA Twigs, Bad Bunny and J Balvin. As well as performing songs from her latest album ‘Future Nostalgia’, its remix ‘Club Future Nostalgia’ and her self-titled debut, a press release said fans can expect to see Lipa “move through custom-built sets, surreal tv shows, roller discos, ecstatic raves, trashy rocker hangouts, voguing ballrooms and diva style dressing rooms”.

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by Anonymousreply 11211/23/2020

This is cute. Dave Grohl and Kylie mutual admiration society on some Scandinavian talk show this week

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by Anonymousreply 11311/23/2020

RE: R112 - Dua made it happen, I guess...

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by Anonymousreply 11411/23/2020

Eww! I hate Dua!

by Anonymousreply 11511/23/2020

Sweet Kylie. Her face looks over-filled in the promo tour. I mean, a noticeable shift.

by Anonymousreply 11611/24/2020

R113 - geez, Kylie is just so lovely and fun to watch. Her beautiful personality just is so apparent.

by Anonymousreply 11711/25/2020

Dua has okay songs but she repels me. She's so...chunky.

by Anonymousreply 11811/25/2020

I'm gay but I'd pay big money to see Dave Grohl and Kylie fucking. That'd be so fucking hot.

by Anonymousreply 11911/25/2020

Kylie is TINY and probably does not accommodate big rock star cock.

by Anonymousreply 12011/25/2020

There was this, not that I have any sizemeat verficatia

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by Anonymousreply 12111/25/2020

I would not have pegged our gal Kylie being on the cutting edge of digital marketing, but this sounds pretty interesting.

[quote]Today, Kylie announces a brand new music experience titled ‘Disco Spirit’, a chance to be truly immersed in her music wherever you are via augmented reality for a limited time. Fans can access this via Kylie’s Instagram. ‘Disco Spirit’ will launch tomorrow 26th November at 7pm GMT. Fans will be able to access the experience through Instagram that will see the ‘Disco Spirt’ arrive and perform “Real Groove” as a glittering, ethereal spirit via augmented reality for one hour after which the filter will remain for fans to enjoy wherever they are. Instructions of how to use the filter will be available via Kylie’s Instagram Stories.

[quote]Kylie says: “Come dance with my Disco Spirit! I loved working on this project and having a sparkling avatar embody the spirit of my album, ‘Disco‘, is an absolute thrill; to be the first of its kind on Instagram is very exciting!”.

[quote]Kylie and her team worked together with Facebook’s Creative Shop to craft this unique experience, a global music first on Instagram, using Spark AR and Instagram technology. Drawing on the themes and visuals of the album, the visual style was conceptualised and adapted to 3D space and tailored for Spark AR and the Instagram platform. The avatar was carefully modelled to embody the spirit of disco by Simone (Creative Digital Studio), and then driven using motion captured dance moves. Handing this asset to Creative Shop, Facebook used in-house audio production to remix the track and tailor it to fit a performance narrative, and then assembled the experience inside Spark AR.

Gotta say, again, BMG is killing it with the Kylie promo.

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by Anonymousreply 12211/25/2020

Re: r74's post and Jay-Z/Roc Nation - I love Kylie but it was naive of her to think Jay-Z was going to do anything for her that would threaten his cash-cow Beyonce.

by Anonymousreply 12311/25/2020

R123 I think everyone except Kylie knew that wasn’t going to end well. It was bizarre from the beginning.

by Anonymousreply 12411/25/2020

Jay-Z and Kylie never made any sense.

by Anonymousreply 12511/25/2020

I wanna see Kylie take Dave Grohl's huge dick! They'd be so hot together in a sex scene!

by Anonymousreply 12611/25/2020

R123 - that's a silly take. I adore Kylie, but the idea that Kylie, in the 2010s, let alone at the height of her fame was ever a threat to Beyonce is ridiculous. I also doubt that Jay-Z himself was hands-on with every artist/client signed to Roc Nation. There wasn't some grand conspiracy, it was just very clear that Roc Nation didn't understand Kylie and had no idea how to manage her or her music. Glad that chapter is long behind her.

by Anonymousreply 12711/25/2020

cover girl

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by Anonymousreply 12811/26/2020

R122 I don't understand anything you just posted.

Please explain.

by Anonymousreply 12911/26/2020

R129 - you didn't miss anything. That turned out to be WAY too much hype for a chintzy looking Instagram filter.

Anyway, I wonder what Kylie is going to be performing on Dua Lipa's streaming concert. I hope she gets to do one of her own songs.

by Anonymousreply 13011/26/2020

Studio 2054 was a blast. Unless this gets taken down, you can see Kylie's short appearance here...

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by Anonymousreply 13111/27/2020

A little freaked out. How are they keeping all those dancers and performers safe in Covid? I don't see any maaks abd they're all dancing against each other. In Kylie’s show, you could catch glimpses that showed the dancers were arranged to be six feet apart or more but filmed to look closer but this Dua Lipa show looks to be way too close.

by Anonymousreply 13211/27/2020

One assumes they were all tested. And football carries on as well.

They didn't harmonize well, sorry. And the energy of this entire production is forced.

I do appreciate that they TRIED, to give us something upbeat and frivolous, so bravo.

by Anonymousreply 13311/28/2020

[quote]L: Diana Ross at Studio 54, R: Kylie at Studio 2054


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by Anonymousreply 13411/28/2020

HURRY. This will definitely get taken down soon. For those of you who missed it, someone uploaded the full Infinite Disco performance here. (Note: I haven't actually watched this upload all the way through, but assume it is the full performance)

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by Anonymousreply 13511/29/2020

She kinda has to, the gays are the only people left that still listen to her music.

by Anonymousreply 13611/29/2020

For those in the UK, Kylie is on the Jonathan Ross show on Friday, performing Real Groove.

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by Anonymousreply 13712/03/2020

R137 Of all the good tracks and she performs that?

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by Anonymousreply 13912/03/2020

R138 I really like Real Groove.

What song would you prefer she performs?

by Anonymousreply 14012/03/2020

R140 - where did I indicate displeasure with her performing Real Groove? I agree, great song. And, presumably, the next single.

by Anonymousreply 14112/03/2020

"Real Groove" is the top streaming Kylie song aside from her awful Santa baby song and the ageless CGYOOMH.

by Anonymousreply 14212/04/2020

Dance Floor Darling or Supernova would make better singles. Real Groove will flop on the charts.

by Anonymousreply 14312/04/2020

Jonathan Ross airs Saturdays

by Anonymousreply 14412/04/2020

They are rebroadcasting her “Infinite Disco” show on New Years Eve. I had purchased my ticket to the original showing, but was unable to see it. I’ve since seen it, via a link up thread, and was thoroughly impressed. I might watch it again on the 31st, as I’m pretty sure I won’t be doing anything else this year. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend watching it.

by Anonymousreply 14512/04/2020

Oh nice. I'm sure she won't have the same viewership as the initial broadcast, but I imagine she'll pick up some new viewers who got caught up on DISCO in the last few weeks of PR buzz. And, yeah, R145, I agree, wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone who missed it. It was bloody fantastic.

by Anonymousreply 14612/04/2020

Larry Flick is holding a fantastic interview with her on Sirius 54. Its so nice to hear her interviewed about her work by someone who obviously respects her without fawning too much over her--and to hear her also address her Anerican audience. This is a great hour long interview. If you have Sirius, look it up; I caught the tail end while driving home and was able to play the whole thing on the app.

by Anonymousreply 14712/04/2020

r147 - that actually sounds interesting. Any highlights you can share with us non-Sirius subscribers? Especially her comments about her American fanbase (aka, homosexuals in major metropolitan areas.)

by Anonymousreply 14812/04/2020

Credit where credit is due - Kylie has done an amazing job of building up and maintaining her fan base in America. Since 2000 that five of her albums have landed somewhere on the top 50 US charts generally is pretty consistent considering she did not gain much of a foothold early in her career. Of course, that her new record went to No #1 in the UK and Australia with ease gives her more time for her other markets.

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by Anonymousreply 14912/04/2020

[quote] Jay-Z and Kylie never made any sense.

She wanted America. She tried. They failed.

by Anonymousreply 15012/05/2020

Great performance here of 'Real Groove' from 'The Jonathon Ross Show'.

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by Anonymousreply 15112/05/2020

Kylie looks and sounds really good at R9's link on Colbert. (quite heavily nasal toned in the lower vocal register verses or is that autotune?).

The song is OK - certainly one of the better of her recent releases.

That said - I have always liked Kylie as a person. She a super nice person and squeaky clean - similar to Olivia. Dannii has the better voice of the two and is more attractive in my opinion. But her career certainly isn't even in the same league as Kylie's career and never will be. Kylie has done amazingly well for herself but has never had any luck with the blokes though.

by Anonymousreply 15212/05/2020

R152 Thanks for the comments Dannii!

You're perfection!!

You won't forget about me!!

Who do you love now????

by Anonymousreply 15312/05/2020

Are you pretending you're Kylie Minogue R153?

by Anonymousreply 15412/05/2020

R151 - Real Groove is great. Good choice for next single. But why does Kylie look like she's late for her hostess shift at an Asian fusion restaurant?

by Anonymousreply 15512/05/2020

"why does Kylie look like she's late for her hostess shift at an Asian fusion restaurant?"

Madonna was Madame X, Kylie is Madame Wong.

by Anonymousreply 15612/05/2020

Few people know that teenage Dannii Minogue was one of the inspirations for the Kim character in Kath & Kim. Gina Riley observed how Dannii would flip her hair and make the dramatic "oiy" sound combined with the eye roll. She incorporated this into her character.

by Anonymousreply 15712/05/2020

Look at moy!

by Anonymousreply 15812/05/2020

R23 well that is amazing. Good for Kylie.

by Anonymousreply 15912/05/2020

R159 - I think AC/DC has since had a higher selling #1 debut this year, but they remain hugely popular with older listeners who tend to buy physical albums, so they can still climb to the top of the charts despite having lower streaming numbers. Anyway, good for them and good for Kylie.

by Anonymousreply 16012/05/2020

Dannii looks great! And so supportive of her sis.

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by Anonymousreply 16112/05/2020

Who IS this Diana Campanella dancing lady?

She makes me nervous.

by Anonymousreply 16212/06/2020

This thread has turned into an ass kissing thread rather than a thread about being honest about what songs are good and which ones aren’t. You can always tell who the ass kissers are when claim every song is good and get upset when someone says they don’t like a particular song.

by Anonymousreply 16312/06/2020

R157 Actually I think it's Dannii's character on Home and Away that was the fact, if memory serves correct, when Fast Foward did an Aussie soap take off 'Dumb Street', Gina Riley spoofed Dannii's character.

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by Anonymousreply 16412/06/2020

Fans in high places.

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by Anonymousreply 16512/09/2020

The F9 remix is out but it doesn't appear there is an extended version. Sad.

by Anonymousreply 16612/09/2020

The F9 remix of which song, R166?

by Anonymousreply 16712/10/2020

Say Something F9 remix.

by Anonymousreply 16812/10/2020

R157 & R164 - actually the Kim character is based on Kylie Minogue. Not Dannii Minogue.

“My idea, especially with Kim, is that I like to dress her in what is available in the malls at the moment,” Stuckey told the Sydney Morning Herald.

“So I shop in the ‘cheap and cheerful’ women’s type shops and get the worst of that end of the fashion.

“Basically, it’s like any girl who’s reading the women’s magazines and seeing what Kylie Minogue is wearing and aiming for that, but not quite making it, as many aren’t — there’s a million Kims walking around shopping malls!”

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by Anonymousreply 16912/10/2020

Kylie and Delta Goodram on Delta's Aussie Xmas thingy.

Not disco related, but lovely all the same.

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by Anonymousreply 17012/12/2020

More US promo!

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by Anonymousreply 17112/14/2020

Is this a big thing in the US?

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by Anonymousreply 17312/15/2020

R173 'this' is meant to refer to the NBC New Year's thing, not the fabulousness of Kylie.

by Anonymousreply 17412/15/2020

Who can say, in 2020, R174?

by Anonymousreply 17512/15/2020

I hope she does "I Believe In You" in addition to one of the Disco songs.

by Anonymousreply 17612/15/2020

I'm glad it's not a Christmas show or she'd probably do bloody Santa Baby again. It would be great if she did a mash up of one of her new songs with a classic disco (genre, not album) songs -- like what she did with Slow and Love to Love You Baby (but probably more upbeat for NYE.)

I just hope it's not Magic. It's cute... but so... limp.

by Anonymousreply 17712/15/2020

Her strategy seems to be one live performance of each single in the UK and separate remote performances for the US. Following that logic we'll probably see 'Real Groove', which I think would be a good thing.

by Anonymousreply 17812/16/2020

She posted the Slow/Love to Love You Baby performance on her YT channel. A little Boxing Day prezzie for us. I've enjoyed some of the live stream "events" from this year -- including Dua Lipa's fabulous Studio 2054 -- but none of the other girls bring the glamour and the seduction the way Kylie does.

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by Anonymousreply 17912/26/2020

That's a fantastic performance.

There are soooo many amazing versions of this song!

The one from last year on Graham Norton. And this epic...

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by Anonymousreply 18012/26/2020

R180 - agreed. The song seems to stand up to any treatment she gives it. Not sure if this is the Graham Norton performance you're referring to R180, but that mashup with Bowie's Fashion is SO GOOD.

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by Anonymousreply 18112/26/2020

According to Twitter chatter a new mix of 'Real Groove' feat. Dua Lipa IS coming out on New Year's Eve. The posts cite the song length at 4:22 which feels oddly specific for some made-up nonsense. Hopefully this is all true!

by Anonymousreply 18212/28/2020

Kylie's on CNN's New Year's Eve thing. Presumably pre taped from London and far way from A&A. Other guests include...

[quote]John Mayer, Snoop Dogg, Patti Labelle, Jimmy Buffett, Carole Baskin, Josh Groban, Leslie Jordan, Dulce Sloan, Desus & Mero, Kylie Minogue, Aloe Blacc, Goo Goo Dolls and Jon Bon Jovi.

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by Anonymousreply 18312/28/2020

I'm surprised Kylie's Santa Baby version is a streaming hit worldwide even topping Eartha's . Though here in the US, the original is more popular but notable that Kylie even manage to outdo streaming queen Ariana Grande with her version.

by Anonymousreply 18412/28/2020

Madonna's version was horrible and I say this as a huge Madonna fan. I hate the song in general, but I think Kylie's is the best version, even better than Eartha's. Madonna's came out long before Kylie's, in 1987, but never really took off although it came from a terrific album, A Very Special Christmas.

by Anonymousreply 18512/28/2020

I like both Madonna and Kylie (and have met both in person) and I FUCKING HATE SANTA BABY! I HATE BOTH THEIR VERSIONS WITH A FIERY PASSION!!

I think I just hate "sexy" Christmas songs. Kylie's is awful because they have soundclips of her moaning or gasping sexually throughout the song. Truly disgusting. Just makes my skin crawl, and I love the Kylie songs "Sexcersize" which is basically her moaning for 3 minutes.

Madonna's is slightly better because she's singing in kind of a cheesy Broadway style with a weird NY accent.

by Anonymousreply 18612/28/2020

I can't listen to Madonna's version. She's singing in that stupid, awful Nikki Finn voice from Who's That Girl, thinking she's being funny and completely unaware how obnoxious she's being. Can not stand her take on that song. Prefer Kylie’s only because it's at least true to the spirit of the song, even though I think the song itself is just a bad, overrated novelty which should have been forgotten once Eartha Kitt did her thing.

by Anonymousreply 18712/28/2020

Kylie's Christmas album's cute. And has a lot more to offer than Santa Baby -- a nice mix of originals and covers. Like this Connie Francis song...

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by Anonymousreply 18812/28/2020

And the most ridiculous disco Christmas classic...

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by Anonymousreply 18912/28/2020

That fabulous video of Kylie's concert set of "Light Years" and "Supernova" is back on the menu after Kylie's people scrubbed it from the internet!


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by Anonymousreply 19012/28/2020

Kylie's Christmas album is very good. I just wish Santa Baby wasn't on it. But it's popular, so I understand why Kylie and her team included it.

by Anonymousreply 19112/28/2020

I think it fascinating that Kylie is on both NBC and CNN's New Years Eve specials.

Great bookings!

by Anonymousreply 19212/29/2020

That was SUCH a great moment in Infinite Disco, R190.

Yeah, BMG certainly seem to know what they're doing, R192.

by Anonymousreply 19312/29/2020

As expected, Real Groove ended up being a flop and never should have been a single. It didn’t even chart on the main UK Singles Chart.

Supernova, Hey Lonely, Last Chance, and Dance Floor Darling should have been the singles for this album.

by Anonymousreply 19412/29/2020

R194 Ummm I don't think it's been released as a single yet.

So.................... perhaps keep your toxic negativity and foolish presumptions to yourself......... if you like?

by Anonymousreply 19512/29/2020

R195 No you delusional Kylie stan - the single was released December 5th in the UK.🙄

by Anonymousreply 19612/30/2020

The remix of Real Groove is exactly what I expected. Dua's barely present, they sped it up and they added some more typically disco'esque production elements. The original's better and Dua's presence is so limited (she doesn't even get a single verse or a solo chorus) that I have to wonder if they literally took rehearsal audio from Studio 2054 and layered it in here.

by Anonymousreply 19712/30/2020

Real Groove was announced as the new single on 5 December. The remix featuring Dua isn't available for download until 31 December

by Anonymousreply 19812/30/2020

I mean, probably best not to be officially releasing a new non-holiday single in the midst of the holidays, unless you're some massive and very current star who can release whatever they want, whenever they want. The timing seems to align nicely with the New Year's Eve promo she has, plus the second Infinite Disco performance. It's almost like there's some strategy behind it all..

by Anonymousreply 19912/30/2020

As R197 said, very little Dua.

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by Anonymousreply 20012/30/2020

I like the bridge or instrumental middle or whatever they call it...feels very disco'y (lower case "d) and very Future Nostalgia'y and from thereon, it kicks off really nicely. Their voices blend together better than I thought they would. It's just weird that they asked one of the biggest young popstars in the world right now just to be Kylie's backing vocalist rather than making it a true duet.

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by Anonymousreply 20201/01/2021

It's surprising a little that she performed 'Magic' and not 'Real Groove'.......I guess that means there is a 'Real Groove' US performance planned in the near future?

by Anonymousreply 20301/02/2021

R203 - presumably they thought the sparkle of Magic was more appropriate for NYE?

by Anonymousreply 20401/02/2021

Behind the scenes of Infinite Disco

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by Anonymousreply 20501/03/2021

She needs to hurry and write "Disco 2." It was a great album. She could probably do a "Trilogy" (Disco, Disco 2, and Disco 3) in short order and then have 30+ good new songs to tour when covid is over in 2022 - 23.

by Anonymousreply 20601/03/2021

I really like the new mix of Real Groove. More disco-ish although, as others have said, Dua really doesn't contribute much.

And agree with r206 that she needs to at least do a sequel or a remix album with some new songs.

by Anonymousreply 20701/03/2021

I agree, R206 and R207 -- disco (lower case "d") is obviously a sweet spot for Kylie, so extending the era with another album or a remix album makes perfect sense. I mean, Dua herself has shown the success of that model this year. I'm not suggesting Kylie would ever approach Dua's chart/streaming success at this stage in her career -- just that she could extend the Disco (capital "D") era this way.

Wasn't there a rumor going round that she was going into the studio with Jessie Ware and her What's Your Pleasure producer?

by Anonymousreply 20801/03/2021

r208 - i agree, and "disco (lower case "d") is becoming a kind of evergreen music genre that's been scurrying around for the past 10 years. If Kylie could do her "Disco Trilogy" whilst Covid is going on, she'd have have a fantastic addition to her stellar discography. Apparently she is quite the whiz in the recording studio now, tracking and recording her own vocals.

by Anonymousreply 20901/03/2021

Yes, though, I'd hope that if she does record some kind of partner to Disco, that she doesn't work with Sky Adams again -- he seems intent on making things as loud and tinny as possible. There are so many more skilled producers she could work with. And, with the commercial success of Disco, I'd hope she'd be a little more open to longer, more expansive and atmospheric disco tracks. Sort of the late night, 4am accompaniment to the 8:30pm Disco.

by Anonymousreply 21001/03/2021

Lay off the pork pies, Kylie.

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by Anonymousreply 21101/12/2021

New Real Groove remix. I like it.

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by Anonymousreply 21201/19/2021

But this one's better.

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by Anonymousreply 21301/19/2021

I love the Claus remix. (I love the album version, too, but this remix just takes it somewhere more hyper and clubby.) Kudos to her and the label; this has really been an amazing run after leaving Roc Nation/Warner Bros.

by Anonymousreply 21401/20/2021

[Quote] I'd hope she'd be a little more open to longer, more expansive and atmospheric disco tracks. Sort of the late night, 4am accompaniment to the 8:30pm Disco.

The best you'd get in that vein would be a remix EP. People think Kylie is all the way gay. She's not. She's as much of a Hen Party / Mom fave. She'll always be more pop than club.

by Anonymousreply 21501/20/2021

I agree, R214, BMG was the perfect home for Kylie.

by Anonymousreply 21601/20/2021

Dannii would be more open to the atmospheric, trance remixes since she already did that with songs from Girl and Neon Nights. She even recorded a chilled-out version of Xanadu.

by Anonymousreply 21701/20/2021

Kylie looks good!

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by Anonymousreply 21802/08/2021

This album disappeared fast. They chose shitty singles.

by Anonymousreply 21902/19/2021

She should get Tom Moulton to make extended remixes.

by Anonymousreply 22002/19/2021

Yeah, they need to revive this era. It was going smoothly and now it just seems like "that'll do".

by Anonymousreply 22102/19/2021

I think the "era" may be over. She's moved back to Australia to be close to family.

by Anonymousreply 22202/19/2021

I would like to think with Australia opening up to small tours and productions, she could do an 'Intimate Disco' tour.

Just a thought.

by Anonymousreply 22302/22/2021

I got tired of the album pretty quickly, but enjoyed it when it came out. If I were here, I'd put out a Disco 2 pretty quickly.

by Anonymousreply 22402/23/2021

She's apparently working with Jessie Ware on something. (Source: interviews with Jessie Ware)

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