The Sun reports that the opening night of Kylie Minogue’s X2008 tour at the Bercy in Paris, France on Tuesday night was almost called off over the the singer’s throat infection as well as technical glitches with the high-tech stage show.
“Considering Kylie couldn’t sing on Friday and the problems with the stage on Monday night, it’s a miracle the show happened at all,” a source in the Australian pop star’s camp told the British tabloid. “Mercifully all the issues got ironed out in the end and we’re all hugely relieved to get that difficult opening night out of the way.”
Read more and check out pictures at TheSun.co.uk.
Watch a fan filmed highlight clip from Kylie’s ‘I Believe In You’ performance below and more from the show at YouTube.
Kylie Minogue Backstage At ‘Dancing With The Stars’
April 3, 2008 – ‘Extra’ caught up with Kylie Minogue during the Australian pop star’s appearance on ‘Dancing with the Stars’, where she talked backstage about her performance, how the British version of the show is doing, requesting simple choreography for the show, not wanting to be a contestant on ‘DWTS’, the U.S. release of her tenth album ‘X’, and expecting electro pop from the new disc. “I had a lot of fun,” Kylie told Tanika Ray Obviously it was – after being ill and going back in the studio it was a lot of different emotions. But I have to say once I kind of sung about the few things that I needed to, about getting better and all of that, I really just wanted to do music that I did before, that really celebrated being able and being back. Really what people wanted to hear.” Watch the interview here.
Kylie’s Last Ditch Attempt For U.S. Success
April 1, 2008 – The Sun reports Kylie Minogue has lined up a string of television appearances in support of the U.S. release of her tenth album ‘X’ in a bid to hit the big time in America, against the advice of Robbie Williams, who has also failed to crack the world’s largest music market. “Kylie has spoken about it with Robbie,” a source told the British tabloid. “He told her he loves being largely unknown when he’s at home in the States, while cash rolls in from the rest of the world. Robbie thinks she should keep the US as a place she can go to escape the spotlight. But Kylie doesn’t agree and has decided on one final push.” Read more.