Kylie Minogue Dabbles in ‘Voodoo’ in Unreleased ‘Kiss Me Once’ Track
Kylie Minogue's Kiss Me Once proved to be a bit of a hiccup in the prolific pop diva's otherwise immaculate career, from management switch-ups to underperforming singles (#JusticeForSexercize). But let it forever be known: that album is still very good, and certainly didn't deserve half the flak it got from some fans at the time.
The album also happened to spring more than a few leaks around the time of its release. And, as it turns out, the unreleased Kiss Me Once well has yet to dry. (We should be so lucky, indeed.)
"Voodoo" is the latest cut to surface from the sessions for Kylie's 2014 effort, produced by Christian Karlsson, otherwise known as Bloodshy of Bloodshy & Avant. Rumors circulated around the time the song title first surfaced — back when it was still being considered as a Japanese bonus track — that Sky Ferreira wrote the song, but PopCrush can confirm that is (sadly!) untrue.
The previously unreleased gem finds KM seductively dancing in the dark in an unsubtle fusion of sexuality and spirituality, as the Impossible Princess casts spells and conjures her black magic above bubbling synths and a crunchy, searing pulse — presumably all while rocking hot pants.
"The boys are scared of me, but you're a man and you're all mine / So look me in the eyes, I'll find the black magic in you / I'll let you lay me down / I'll let you work on your voodoo."
It's no better or worse than the bulk of Kiss Me Once, which is to say it is excellent (#JusticeForSexyLove) and proof that, despite the last era's turbulence, Kylie Minogue remains one of our most reliable pop princesses.
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