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Editors’ Notes

In a bold career shift, Kylie Minogue veered away from mainstream dance-pop toward something more nuanced and self-revelatory on 1997's Impossible Princess. The album benefits from the edgy production input of Manic Street Preachers frontman James Dean Bradfield, Brothers in Rhythm’s Steve Anderson, Dave Seeman, and ex–Soft Cell member Dave Ball. Minogue comes into her own as a songwriter, lending each track a personal twist often missing from her earlier work. The sonic scope of Impossible Princess is wide, ranging from trip-hop excursions like “Too Far” and “Jump” to guitar-fueled workouts like “Some Kind of Bliss” and exotic jazz flights like “Through the Years.” In place of the girlish effusions of her earlier albums, Minogue sounds like a full-blooded woman as she slinks through “Cowboy Style,” declares her independence in “I Don’t Need Anyone,” and claims her share of the universe in “Dreams.” Impossible Princess has stood up well over time, thanks to its imaginative production and nervy, provocative songs.


Born: 28 May 1968 in Melbourne, Australia

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

On the one hand, in the pop music arena, worldbeaters such as Kylie Minogue are few and far between. Singers and performers of her stature and popularity rarely maintain their power for as long as she has. Her streaks of number one singles in both Australia and the U.K. are nearly insurmountable. And yet, on the other hand, her inability to really crack open the American pop market over the course of her career is a story that is heard all too often from groups hailing from nations as pop powerful...
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