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Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart (1989)

Kylie Minogue - Aphrodite (2010)

Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart vinyl 7

Hand On Your Heart - Single Sleeve

Hand On Your Heart was the first track to be lifted from Kylie's second Album Enjoy Yourself, and reached #1 in the UK and #4 in her home country of Australia. Both the single and album received mixed reviews from the critics, but that didn't stop Enjoy Yourself from selling over one million copies in ten weeks and reaching 4x Platinum in the UK.

Produced by Stock, Aitken and Waterman and released on the PWL label, in October 1989 the album spawned three more massive hit singles; Wouldn't Change A Thing (#2), Never Too Late (#4) and Tears On My Pillow (#1).

Kylie had seven Top five hits during the 80s, with her debut single being the slightly annoying I Should Be So Lucky in 1987, which topped the charts in many countries. Actually, after several weeks of airplay that song became more than slightly annoying for me! Nonetheless, it was the song that kick-started Kylie's very lucrative musical career.

Kylie Minogue

Kylie was still playing Charlene in Aussie soap Neighbours when she made her first record. Who'd ever have thought that, over a quarter of a century later, she would still be releasing albums? No one would have predicted that Kylie would achieve success with 31 top ten hit singles in the UK alone.

At the start, she was merely the puppet of Stock, Aitken and Waterman, and a song like "I Should Be So Lucky" was never going to be regarded as one the masterpieces of the 1980's. However, Kylie still has a lot to thank S/A/W for, as without them she would never have had a successful pop music career.

During 2012, Kylie released a new album entitled Kylie: The Abbey Road Sessions. Produced by Steve Anderson, a full orchestra was used to recreate her hit songs.

Kylie The Abbey Road Sessions