POP SUPERSTAR KYLIE MINOGUE’S APHRODITE – LIVE 2011 WORLD TOUR REACHES NORTH AMERICA TOMORROW!
ASTRALWERKS RECORDS WILL RELEASE A NEW EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL EP NORTH AMERICAN TOUR BONUS EDITION ON MAY 3rd
“PUT YOUR HANDS UP”REMIX EP TO BE RELEASED ON MAY 31st
(New York, NY – April 27, 2011) – International Pop superstar Kylie Minogue will kick off the opening night of the North American Aphrodite – Live 2011 leg of her world tour tomorrow night in Montreal before hitting the U.S. on Friday night at Boston’s Bell Centre. This is Kylie’s most extensive North American outing to date as the pop goddess will play 16 shows including a 3-night stint at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom, a return to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and will close at the legendary Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas before heading to Australia and South Africa (full schedule below). Kylie played shows in Japan this past week after wrapping the European Aphrodite – Les Folies arena leg of the tour which began in February and was described as “…what might just be the most meticulously designed arena show ever” and “one hell of a production and a thoroughly sophisticated one at that” by The Evening Herald in Ireland and UK’s Daily Star said that Kylie “set a new benchmark for arena shows…and redefined the term ‘spectacular’ along the way.”
To celebrate the tour, Astralwerks Records will release a new exclusive digital EP North American Tour Bonus Edition on May 3rd. The EP consists of 5 live recordings, three from a semi-acoustic BBC Live Lounge session – “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head,” “All The Lovers” and “Get Outta My Way”, and two recorded live in New York in October 2009 during Kylie’s first North American Tour – “Better Than Today” and “Confide In Me”. As a special fan treat the EP also includes a short film featuring behind the scenes footage of Kylie on tour plus original tour wardrobe sketches by Dolce & Gabbana.
In addition a new remix EP for the song “Put Your Hands Up” will be released on May 31st which will include the album track with brand new remixes including the Pete Hammond remix that Kylie shared with fans as a thank you for the support of the song during the live shows on the European leg of the tour. Kylie sent the following message when she posted a lyric video with the remix on her youtube channel: “Thank you all for making Aphrodite Les Folies’ such an amazing experience for me. Those of you who have been to a show will know that ‘Put Your Hands Up’ goes OFF! So as a tour thank you I wanted to share this 80’s-tastic remix by the legendary Pete Hammond. Enjoy!!”
The lyric video can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2Rr_2CS1kQ.
North American Tour Bonus Edition EP Content:
1. Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (BBC Live Lounge Version) *
2. All The Lovers (BBC Live Lounge Version) +
3. Get Outta My Way (BBC Live Lounge Version) *
4. Better Than Today (Live in New York October 2009) *
5. Confide In Me (Live in New York October 2009) #
6. Short Film chronicling ‘a day in the life’ of Kylie on the road
7. 6-page PDF booklet feat. original Dolce & Gabbana tour wardrobe sketches
* previously unreleased
+ previously only available on the “Better Than Today” digital EP
# previously available on the digital album “Live In New York” (2009)