Slow

Album: Body Language (2003)
Charted: 1 91

Songfacts®:

  • Kylie Minogue wrote this with Dan Carey and Emiliana Torrini. This was Kylie's first co-writing credit for a UK #1 (it was her 7th chart-topper). Torrini is an Italian/Icelandic singer/songwriter, who also sung the closing "Gollum's Song" in The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers.
  • The song's success meant Kylie had the longest span for a female as a chart topper in the UK (15 Years, 9 Months, and 23 Days from "I Should Be So Lucky", 23rd Jan 1988 to this song on 15th Nov 2003). Madonna took the record from Kylie in 2005 when "Hung Up" went to #1 on 19th November 2005, meaning the Queen of Pop had a total span of 1059 weeks from her first chart-topper ("Into The Groove") on 3rd Aug 1985. In 2008 Madonna extended her record when 4 Minutes reached the penthouse.
  • In addition to the UK, this topped the charts in a number of other countries including Spain, Australia and Denmark.

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