Kylie – Paris POPB – Tuesday May 6th 2008

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Hopes were high in Bercy this week – after the show-stopping theatrics of last year’s homecoming tour, tonight’s performance by the pop princess had to be something spectacular. The show’s program doesn’t feature a setlist; only a few eccelctic photographs and a full credits list. The rumours were that this show would be a lot darker and “freaky” than before. The rumours were true.

Spacewomen, skulls and Samurais mixed with sailors, cheerleaders and ballroom dancing to make for a (literally) gasp-worthy show. The setlist was hugely different to the Showgirl tours – no hits like I should be so lucky and Step back in time, but plenty of the new album – and a few never-before-heard songs – performed against a structurally plain stage set. Vamping in English and French, Kylie seemed to effortlessly changing characters, costumes, and routines. With such a huge production, the show is likely to be the same every night, but I already have my ticket for her O2 shows – and I’m on the look-out for more!

SETLIST

Act 1: Xlectro Static

Speakerphone
CGYOOMH (Greg Kurstin Remix) (with excerpts of Boombox)
Ruffle My Feathers
In Your Eyes

Act 2: Cheer Squad

Heart Beat Rock
Wow
Shocked (with excerpts of Lose Control)

Act 3: Xposed

Like A Drug
Slow (with excerpts of Free)
The One
2 Hearts

Act 4: Black versus White

On A Night Like This
Kids
Step Back In Time
In My Arms
Love at First Sight

Act 5: Naughty Manga Girl

Sometime Samurai (Video Projection)
Come Into My World (Fischerspooner Mix)
Nu-di-ty
Sensitized

Act 6: Starry Nights

Flower (an unreleased song from X)
I Believe in You (Ballad Version)
Cosmic

Act 7: Beach Party

Loveboat
Copacabana
That’s Why They Write Love Song
Spinning Around

Encore

No More Rain
All I See (Acoustic Version)

Photos

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