” Into the Blue ” is by Kylie Minogue ( Kylie Ann Minogue ), the Australian singer, songwriter, actress and dancer.
Born in Melbourne, Australia, on the 28th of May 1968, Kylie started out in showbusiness by having small roles in soap operas like The Sullivans and Skyways, a series about the people who worked at a fictional Pacific International Airport.
Kylie became better known to the public when playing tomboy mechanic Charlene Robinson in Neighbours, the Australian soap opera.
After gaining one of the biggest television audiences ever in the United Kingdom ( 20 Million ) when she married Scot ( played by Jason Donovan ), Kylie has since gone on to become an award-winning recording artist.
In 2008 she was presented with an OBE ( Order of the British Empire ) by Charles, the Prince of Wales. As of 2015, her record sales have exceeded 80 million.
” Into the Blue ” was written by Kelly Sheehan, Mike Del Rio and Jacob Kasher. Kelly is a successful songwriter and recording engineer from Los Angeles, Califonia, United States. As an engineer, she has worked with many artists like Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Akon, Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson and Toni Braxton. As a songwriter, Kelly has written songs for Beyoncé, DJ Khaled, Mary J. Blige and Rita Ora.
Mike Del Rio is a recording artist, producer and songwriter. Born in New York, he now lives in Los Angeles. As a record producer, Mike produced this track for Kylie Minogue; he has also worked on songs for Selena Gomez, Eminem, Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green amongst others.
Jacob Kasher began his career in music as a rapper before moving into songwriting. Originally from Virginia Beach, a coastal city located in southeastern Virginia, he now lives and works in Los Angeles. Jacob has written or co-written for an array of artists including One Direction, Jessie J, Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears, Charlie Puth, Maroon 5 and Fifth Harmony.
” Into the Blue ” was released on the 27th of January 2014 by record label Parlophone ( Warner Music Group ) and taken as the first single from Kylie’s twelfth studio album, Kiss Me Once.
The album, released on the 14th of March 2014, received excellent reviews from music critics. It was commercially successful for Kylie.
In her native Australia, it debuted at the top of the Australian Albums Chart. Kiss Me Once became her first chart-topper after X, her 2007 Number One album. It is her fourth to each number one in the country.
The album also topped the chart in Hungary. Elsewhere, it peaked inside the Top Ten in Croatia, Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom, Spain and Switzerland. In the United States, it peaked at number thirty-one on the Billboard 200.
” Into the Blue ” was premiered on the 27th of January 2014 on the Ken Bruce Show, hosted on Radio 2 by the British broadcaster, the BBC. The song was instantly liked by critics with many praising Kylie’s delivery, and the upbeat pop feels to the lyrics.
The music video which accompanies the video was directed by Dawn Shadforth, the British music video and documentary director.
Dawn studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Her breakthrough came in 2001 with the video for ” Can’t Get You Out of My Head “, which became a massive hit for Kylie worldwide.
The award-winning director has worked with a variety of recording artists including Björk, Primal Scream, Goldfrapp, Tinie Tempah, Charli XCX, Selena Gomez, Garbage and Florence and the Machine.
” Into the Blue ” was a commercial success for Kylie. In the United States, the single reached Number One on the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart. It also reached number twenty-seven on the Dance/Electronic Digital Songs and twenty-four on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs charts.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 22nd of March 2014 and reached a peak of number twelve. It spent one week on the Top Twenty and five weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 12
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 46, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 37, Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) 6, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 3, Finland Download (Latauslista) 22, France (SNEP) 47, Germany (Official German Charts) 31, Ireland (IRMA) 9, Italy (FIMI) 69, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 9, Hungary (Single Top 40) 19, Japan (Billboard Japan Hot 100) 8, Japan Hot Overseas (Billboard) 3, Luxembourg (Radio Luxembourg) 40, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 10, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 16, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 32, Ukraine (FDR Top 40) 28
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