"The energy there was so special and the show was ... all about the fans ...I could not stop smiling in that show... it was so fabulous... it was a live singing spectacular ... all I can say is it was so amazing I am so happy that I was able to see her in America ... this is her best tour ever, because it really is getting all of the best elements from all of her best shows and putting (them together in one show) .. Amazing!!" – Perez Hilton
"The pop diva (gave an) ... eye-popping, hits-filled run through (her) career ... Let's be clear -- this wasn't a lip-syncing showcase. Minogue sang live and was in fine voice throughout her set... Minogue had the audience eating out of her petite hands." – Billboard
"Note-perfect live vocals, unceasingly energetic dance routines, countless show-stopping costume changes and endearing between-song banter means a show well worth the wait... The crowd (went) ballistic ... A slowed-down bar-room version of I Should Be So Lucky in the encore raises huge cheers before Love At First Sight closes a perfect show." – News Of The World
"[Kylie’s] show at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom was a two-hour post-disco fantasia of strobe, bass, and glitter—an all-out spectacle worthy of her American fans' pent-up adoration. Barreling through her sizable songbook, Kylie stepped into a cast of personae... The crowd... roared their approval, a warm NYC welcome twenty years in the making." – Entertainment Weekly
“The concert (was) efficient, clobbering, expensive, generous…close to an alternate reality.” – New York Times
Pop superstar Kylie Minogue has announced that she will release a live digital album Kylie Live In New York on December 18, 2009 and iTunes customers will receive 3 bonus tracks (see tracklisting below).
The album was recorded in October 2009 on the final days of her sold out North American tour at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom.
Kylie’s sold out U.S. tour, her first in the region was nothing less than a spectacle with dazzling costumes, set changes, a live band, dancers, back-up singers and a light show built for a stadium. The set includes all of the hits from Kylie’s career spanning 2 decades including her very first single ‘The Locomotion’. The 6-city tour kicked off in Oakland on September 30, 2009 and made stops in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto and New York, wowing fans and critics alike at each stop.
“I’ve always wanted to tour in America and couldn’t believe it was actually happening,” said Kylie. “I know it took a while to get there but I think it was worth the twenty years; the shows were all absolutely amazing. The fans in North America had such an amazing energy."
Over the course of her extraordinary 20-year-career, Kylie Minogue has been a global force in pop music and is one of the world’s most successful female artists with more than 40 million albums sold worldwide, 50 hit singles including the U.S. Billboard dance-chart toppers "Can’t Get You Out of My Head," "Love At First Sight," "Slow," and the Grammy-Award winning "Come Into My World," countless awards and accolades including an OBE from the Queen and 8 sold-out world tours including last year’s KylieX2008 tour which traveled to 21 countries throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South America, Dubai, and Asia, generating an estimated $70 million in ticket sales. Minogue has released ten studio albums, two live CDs, eight live concert DVD’s, plus her Greatest Hits and Ultimate Kylie double albums, multiple video packages and eight world tours. Kylie has her own successful bed linen line “Kylie at Home” and has released 6 fragrances, the latest “Couture” for women and “Inverse” for men.