Kylie Minogue

Surely it wouldn't be that much effort from Parlophone to chuck out a definitive B-Sides playlist/album? So many of her best songs from that era were B-Sides that you can't stream. It's a crime to her legacy! Isn't it just a matter of pressing a button for them?

If they didn’t care when she was signed with them I doubt they would care now. Nothing will happen until probably Kylie owns the rights to her Parlophone catalogue. Which is not far off now.
 
People were sick of the concept of Kylie in 1997. I don't think changing the order or selection of the singles would've changed much.

I dont think people were sick of her per se, i feel she tried to go to cool too soon, another album or two with her bubblegum pop would have been great and the masses would have lapped it up but the SAW general public didnt know what to make of her working with the manic street preachers and the like, and also the "cool" crowd not quite ready for the neighbours star who did I should be so lucky to release work with street cred people, she was caught between two stones.
 
I dont think people were sick of her per se, i feel she tried to go to cool too soon, another album or two with her bubblegum pop would have been great and the masses would have lapped it up but the SAW general public didnt know what to make of her working with the manic street preachers and the like, and also the "cool" crowd not quite ready for the neighbours star who did I should be so lucky to release work with street cred people, she was caught between two stones.

It started off very well with Confide In Me, which absolutely rehabilitated Kylie's reputation with listeners who had loved and left her behind while they went into high school. But Impossible Princess, while being a huge favourite of mine, also took Kylie too far down the alternative road without any concessions to the pure pop sound/visuals that made her a force in the charts. I think Kylie is always at her most successful when she's putting out unpretentious uninhibited pure pop songs. That's the Kylie people adore. When she puts out songs about rare type fonts, that's when she loses the general audience. For me, indie Kylie was a necessary detour that helped give her the indie audience that would join her established (and lost) pop audience, both of which would join to herald in her Fever imperial phase.
 
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It started off very well with Confide In Me, which absolutely rehabilitated Kylie's reputation with listeners who had loved and left her behind while they went into high school. But Impossible Princess, while being a huge favourite of mine, also took Kylie too far down the alternative road without any concessions to the pure pop sound/visuals that made her a force in the charts. I think Kylie is always at her most successful when she's putting out unpretentious uninhibited pure pop songs. That's the Kylie people adore. When she puts out songs about rare type fonts, that's when she loses the general audience. For me, indie Kylie was a necessary detour that helped give her the indie audience that would join her established (and lost) pop audience, both of which would join to herald in her Fever imperial phase.

No doubt Michael Hutchence at the time had a major influence in her life at the time to do something more credible, kylie herself said he pushed her in that direction.
 
I think everything that happened in Kylies music career was meant to happen. I just can’t imagine a scenario where she didn’t go out of favour to come back triumphant. I think no matter what she’d done after SAW there was always going to be a lull, she needed that to truly return. I’ve been a fan since day 1 and it was sooooo uncool to like Kylie for years, she was a laughing stock by the majority of the GP in the UK, everyone loves her now.
 
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