Mrs. T gave me Kylie’s new album “Golden” as a tongue in cheek wedding anniversary pressie – it’s been a running joke that I have had a mild crush on Kylie since decades ago which continues to amuse her. This all started when I heard “I should be so lucky” on the car radio when it was originally a hit and turned it off in disgust – the person I was with told me it’s the actress off “Neighbours” (which I had never seen). Fast forward to Thursday night – Top of The Pops. They show the video of ISBSL. I am utterly smitten. I don’t particularly like the song, but her delivery is perfect. Beyond perfect actually – watching it again now, not having seen it for years, it’s not obvious that this cute girl is going to be one of the biggest stars, like, ever, but she absolutely owns it and it’s almost impossible not to be won over.
Of course we all know the story – Kylie has a string of hits with SAW, goes indie and makes a more cutting edge dance/rock album with the Manic Street Preachers amongst others, falls in with more disreputable Aussie » Continue Reading.