NEWS: Announcing God Is In The TV's Kylie week

NEWS: Announcing God Is In The TV’s Kylie week

Following God Is In The TV’s R.E.M. Week last year – alongside a covers’ compilation that raised over £5000 for Help Musicians – we have two more themed weeks planned for this year. The first (decided by a staff vote) we are announcing today is Kylie Minogue Week.

The nation’s adopted sweetheart, it was love at first sight when she earned a place in our hearts. Through her time on afternoon soap Neighbours, then with her upbeat Stock, Aitken and Waterman-produced singles of the 1980s. Striking out on her own when she left SAW she shapeshifted through different sounds and styles during the ‘90s, she had us spinning around with her mainstream dancefloor comeback in the ‘00s, into her creative peak as she surfed the retooled illuminating electro and disco sounds of a new Millennium. Picking her collaborators wisely and knowing when it’s time to move on, Kylie has proven herself to be an artist with deft adaptability and staying power.

Alongside her music, her ever-changing look and style, obvious charisma, and her life trials just made her more relatable. From relationship traumas to being dropped by her label and a cancer diagnosis, Kylie has triumphed despite it all.

Kylie Minogue is an icon and has proved she can reinvent herself over and over: an inspiration, a personality with warmth, wit and a sparkle in her eye, she has shown time and time again she knows her way around a tune and possesses the ability to shine in her live performances.

So we are celebrating the Antipodean queen of pop in the first week of July, the anniversary of the release of her debut album with a week of features, a podcast and another covers compilation sold on Bandcamp, this time in aid of a breast cancer charity. If you have a Kylie cover you want to submit/or want to attempt get in touch at [email protected]

We have another week to announce for Autumn this year; stay tuned!

God is in the TV is an online music and culture fanzine founded in Cardiff by the editor Bill Cummings in 2003. GIITTV Bill has developed the site with the aid of a team of sub-editors and writers from across Britain, covering a wide range of music from unsigned and independent artists to major releases.