The Mirror reports Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears are both set to release their eagerly awaited albums in the UK on November 17th. “This is going to be the biggest chart showdown for years,” an insider said. “Both singers will be pulling out all the stops to get to No 1. It is difficult to see who will win. It will come down to who has the biggest publicity drive.”
Kylie Minogue’s New Single ‘Slow’ Due November 3rd
September 3, 2003 – Kylie Minogue’s official site reports the singer will release her brand new single ‘Slow’ on Parlophone on November 3rd. The track was written by Kylie Minogue/Emiliana Torrini and Mr Dan, and was produced by Torrini and Mr Dan. ‘Slow’ is the first new track to surface from Kylie’s recent recording sessions in London, Ireland, and Spain. Her 9th studio album is almost finished; more details on the album will follow. B sides and formats for the single are still to be confirmed.
Police In MTV Europe Music Awards Terror Talks
August 29, 2003 – MTV and police held anti-terrorism talks on Friday amid fears pop’s icons Kylie Minogue, Eminem and Britney Spears may be targeted at MTV’s 10th anniversary European Music Awards in Edinburgh in November. “High on the agenda at such a big, live event is a fear of terrorist activities,” a source told the Glasgow Daily Record. “American stars need to be convinced security is high before they will travel.”