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Kylie Minogue’s Fashionable Sound; The State of Pop Parody; THAT Wasn’t A Hit?!?

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Kylie Minogue in a video for her new single, "Skirt"

In this episode: Pop diva Kylie Minogue stops by to talk about a new single, "Skirt," a new book chronicling the evolution of her fashion through a 25-year career, and her upcoming album.

Plus: Known for their “digital shorts” on Saturday Night Live, the hip hop parody trio The Lonely Island released a new album that debuted in the top ten of Billboard’s album chart. New York Magazine pop critic Jody Rosen joins us to talk about the state of pop parody. 

And: Our series “That Was a Hit?” continues with Chris Molanphy and a look at a song that surprisingly wasn't a hit – Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide.” 


    Kylie Minogue, Chris Molanphy and Jody Rosen

    Kylie Minogue: 25 Years Of Music And Fashion

    Pop superstar and fashion icon Kylie Minogue talks about her upcoming album -- and a new book chronicling the evolution of her fashion through a 25 year career


    The Lonely Island Proves Pop Parody Is A Big Deal

    The Lonely Island’s recent chart success demonstrates the power of YouTube for pop parody.


    That Wasn't a Hit?!?: Fleetwood Mac, 'Landslide'

    Every so often, we turn our series “THAT Was A Hit?!?” on its head with Soundcheck frequent guest Chris Molanphy, calling it instead, “That WASN’T A Hit?!?” We look back at songs that, although we may now think of them as hits, actually weren't hits at all. Today, we look at Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide."

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