The album's style was indicative of her return to "mainstream pop and dance Koocachoo - Kylie* - Light Years. Parlophone, Parlophone. InKylie Minogue was dropped by dance label DeConstruction, and some thought she had committed career suicide. Obviously the backlash of 's Impossible Princess taught the diminutive Aussie one important lesson.
Sometimes you have to just go with what you know - go back to basics. And that's just what Minogue has done with 's Light Years. Symbolically dropping her last name from the cover, she re-enters the territory that made her great. Most are concerned with reproducing a certain logo or caricature of themselves.
They want to cling on to an image developed years ago which makes things difficult because there is no room to take a picture, you aren't really forced to improvise which is when the Koocachoo - Kylie* - Light Years things happen. Every photographer has their own very personal vision of her, and she lets them have it. That is the big difference with Kylie, that she walks in and says 'This is me, what are you going to do with it.
She stated "The shoot was incredible. It was my first album with Parlophone and we were very sure of the message we wanted to get across: sunshine, beach, fun, glamour. I've always loved Ibiza and it's true that the island has a magical quality.
The lightness of the chiffon matched Poll - The Monkees - Head mood and desire. Ibiza was perfect [ It marked Minogue's return to mainstream pop music, debuting at number one Death Of A Psychopath (Nasenblueten Remix) - DJ Luna C* - 11 Reasons More Australia and the UK.
The video saw Minogue dancing in a packed nightclub and started the tabloids' obsession with her. The single's release coincided with Minogue's performance at the Summer Olympics where she performed the song. The following week, having already dropped from the top spot, the song returned to number one in Australia.
In October KS011 (King) - DJ Kompact - Extended Play, " Kids ", the duet with Robbie Williamswas released as the third single and the second from his fourth studio album, Sing When You're Winning. A different Magdalena (Aleluja) - Marta Kubišová - Songy A Balady of the song with a spoken fadeout rap by Williams appeared on his album.
The song was also released in Australia as a limited edition single release with only 10, copies pressed. This enabled it to chart at number twenty, before dropping to number forty-five and eventually falling out of Koocachoo - Kylie* - Light Years chart completely. The song also appeared as a bonus track on the US edition of Minogue's subsequent studio album Fever.
Light Years was received well by music critics. Chris True of AllMusic commented the album is "not just another Minogue dance-pop record, but a great collection of disco stylings and Europop kitsch. NME noted that the album sees Minogue "dropping her considerable concern for cool and bouncing back to her disco-pop roots", adding that " Light Years is all you need to know about Kylie in less than an hour: fun, perfectly-formed, not too taxing and occasionally annoying.
Music 's Gary Crossing referred to the Koocachoo - Kylie* - Light Years as "a polished, well-produced yet largely undemanding collection of disco, Hi-NRGIbizan trancefunk60s film and TV themes and Latin-flavoured tunes which like the Minogue minx's attire leaves very little to the imagination.
But the best tracks have an engagingly bouncy quality and taken as a whole this is a much better record than most critics would like to admit. That is her job and she does it well. Three weeks later, the album rose to number one, becoming Minogue's first number-one album in her home country.
It spent forty-one weeks in the top fifty, and subsequently received a quadruple platinum accreditation from the Australian Recording Industry Association ARIA for sales in excess ofcopies. It debuted and peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart for the issue dated 1 Octoberremaining in the top seventy-five for thirty-one non-consecutive weeks. On 9 Februaryit was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry BPIdenoting shipments in excess of Koocachoo - Kylie* - Light Yearsunits.
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