Hear Australian pop singer on The-Dream penned 'Skirt'
A new Kylie Minogue song has surfaced online, the first since the Australian pop star signed to Jay-Z’s management firm Roc-Nation.
‘Skirt’ appeared online this morning (May 27) and was reportedly written by The-Dream, who has previously written songs for Beyonce and Rihanna. Scroll down to hear the track now.
Having recently joined Jay-Z’s Roc Nation management roster, alongside Rihanna, Solange, MIA and the Ting Tings Minogue maintained that her new material would still have her “DNA” but that she is trying out new styles, saying in a recent interview “It’s bringing out something different in me, which is cool.”
Meanwhile, Pharrell Williams, one of the producers working with Minogue on her new music, has spoken about a song he recently recorded with her. Chatting to Vulture, Pharrell compared the process of making music with an artist to a stylist dressing a client. “I think about the person, where they are in their life, what they’re going through. I think about what’s going to look good on their body. So I’ve got to put the right fabric, the right print, the right weight and feel. And then I’ve got to dress the window.”
He adds that he wrote a song for Minogue titled ‘The Winners’ after Minogue was forced to cancel the recording sessions so the verses in the song all begin, “I was going to cancel …”
Listen to Kylie Minogue – ‘Skirt’ now