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Podcast Episode
Season
Thirteen
number
660
Type
Album Review
Post Date
5/23/2023

Kylie Minogue

660 Impossible Princess by Kylie Minogue

Impossible Princess

Label
Deconstruction, BMG, Mushroom
Release year
1997
Producer
Kylie Minogue, Dave Ball, James Dean Bradfield, Brothers in Rhythm, Jay Burnett, Rob Dougan, Dave Eringa, Ingo Vauk
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On her 1997 album Impossible Princess, Kylie Minogue explores trip-hop, trance, Britpop, and unexpected experiments on this uneven release

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We're as shocked as anyone to be talking about a Kylie Minogue album, but here we are thanks to a Patron. If you're a 90s grunge and alternative fan, chances are your exposure to Kylie is limited to her late 80s cover of "The Loco-Motion" or her earworm early 00s hit "Can't Get You Out Of My Head." But after growing tired of the musical restrictions of her pop success, Minogue explored collaborations with artists like Nick Cave and the Manic Street Preachers in the mid-90s. The end result is her 1997 album Impossible Princess, still full of dance and pop singles, but with very deliberate attempts to stretch into new sounds. Trip-hop, electronica, trance, Britpop and more are explored, making for a diverse if sometimes uneven album.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Too Far
  • 15:09 - Dreams
  • 21:05 - Some Kind Of Bliss
  • 28:02 - Cowboy Style
  • 32:37 - Drunk
  • Outro - I¬†Don't Need Anyone

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