The gigs will be her "biggest ever"...

Kylie Minogue has confirmed details of a UK tour for 2005.

The singer will undertake her biggest ever tour next year to promote the release of her hits compilation ‘Ultimate Kylie’, which is released on November 22.

The European leg of ‘Kylie – Showgirl; the Greatest Hits Tour’ will open in Scotland in March, will then move to Europe, before returning to the UK in April.

Kylie Minogue said: “I’m so excited to tour again. It really is the most amazing, challenging and rewarding part of my career, and to have the greatest hits to celebrate is going to make it so much fun. It’s the ultimate place to connect with my fans: to share two hours of music and memories! This will be the culmination of everything I’ve done so far, with quite a few surprises!”

The tour visits: Glasgow SECC (March 19)

Birmingham NEC (April 19)

Manchester Evening News Arena (23)

London Earl’s Court (May 2)

Tickets go on sale on Monday, October 18 priced £37.50 for all dates. £32.50 tickets will also be available for the Earls Court show.

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