It looks like Kylie Minogue is entering the US charts for the first time since 2001 with her comeback hit Padam Padam… How the Australian icon’s new song, who turned 55 over the weekend, was inspired by French legend Edith Piaf
- Kylie Minogue has released a new song Padam Padam with a vibrant music video
- Tipped as her comeback hit in the US, it shares a title with a song by Edith Piaf
Kylie Minogue will hit the hard US charts for the first time in over two decades with a spectacular comeback track inspired by Edith Piaf.
The star, who celebrated her 55th birthday today at the Monaco Grand Prix, has released a dance single, Padam Padam, which shares a title with a 1951 song by the iconic French singer.
In the eye-catching video, Ms. Minogue flaunts her famous figure in a striking red catsuit and red knee-length leather boots. The song, which references the human heartbeat, has become an online sensation and last week she sang it at the finale of the American Idol TV talent show.
It has also been hailed by US critics and music websites, including chart topper Billboard, as her best project since the worldwide mega-hit Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.
Kylie Minogue, who celebrated her 55th birthday today at the Monaco Grand Prix, has released a dance single, Padam Padam, which shares a title with a 1951 song by the iconic French singer
In Padam Padam’s eye-catching video, Ms. Minogue flaunts her famous figure in a striking red catsuit and red knee-length leather boots
Kylie Minogue (right) walks the grid today at the Monaco F1 Grand Prix as she celebrates her 55th birthday
That 2001 song was a huge success in America, reaching number seven on the charts.
Fans have praised Padam Padam’s catchy lyrics, made remixes and credited Ms. Minogue for helping discover Piaf’s song.
In Great Britain, Padam Padam reached number 26 in the Official UK Singles Chart on Friday, the star’s highest position in almost a decade.
Padam Padam is the first single from her album Tension, which will be released on September 22.