- ARTIST: Dannii Minogue
- SONG: Galaxy
SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK?
It’s been 10 years since Dannii Minogue last released a single proper – a collaboration with Jason Nevins that didn’t do much here or in Australia called ‘Touch Me Like That’. In the time since, she’s been a judge on both UK and Aussie versions of The X Factor, she’s become a mum, and she’s also branched out into fashion.
But with the music wheels set in motion again this year thanks to a series of well received live gigs – including supporting Take That on the recent Australian leg of their Wonderland tour, no less – she’s back.
It’s always a tricky thing when an artist comes back with new material after some time away, particularly one who had a sound so tied to a certain era. Having said that, quite a few of Dannii’s singles – ‘I Begin to Wonder’, ‘All I Wanna Do’ and ‘Who Do You Love Now?’ – have all held up surprisingly well.
‘Galaxy’, a collaboration with woman of the moment Sia, is a pleasant continuation of the cutting edge dance pop groove she got into on her albums ‘Girl’ and ‘Neon Nights’, whilst sounding current and fresh – and classy with it too. It’s great to have her back.
‘Galaxy’ is available to stream and download now via Shiny Disco Productions. Twitter: @DanniiMinogue
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This is the last #SongoftheWeek blog in the present series – it will return on 5th January. Stay tuned for our special music based plans for next month – an announcement is coming tomorrow!