Kylie Minogue
Body Language



by Tapeworm USER (12 Reviews)
January 16th, 2005 | 57 replies

Release Date: 2003 | Tracklist

"A near perfect pop record" - [url][/url]

Ahh, Kylie Minogue. Sex goddess, patron of many a thing, and general cool person and great musician. This is her latest album in a career that spans a whopping 16 years. This album has been of much lesser success than her two previous albums (2002's Fever and 2000's Light Years), which cemented her as one of the leading pop acts in the world. Anyway, onto the album.

The album is a greta mix of disco-esque pop music which simply makes you wanna get up and dance. As with most pop music, the lyrics don't exactly take the focus in the music, but there are some really great lines on the album. Some of the instrumentation and production on this record is just really brilliant.

01 Slow
The first single off the album. Such a great disco track. This song actually took me a few listens to get used to, but now I love it. It begins with some sexy as hell vocals, and builds up but never really takes off. That's where she gets you. 5/5

02 Still Standing
Some funky guitar and some cool synthy stuff kicks this one up, and carries on the dancing. The vocal line either reminds me of something else, or is just that catchy that it is instantly memorable. A very well crafted song, but not one of the best on the album. 3.5/5

03 Secret (I Take You Home)
I love this song. I think it is the vocals, just when Kylie sings in that lower sexy voice it sounds so fantastic. The lyrics are cool too. Simple, but rad. The instrumental part at the beginning of this song is just way too awesome as well. 4.5/5

04 Promises
A change of pace, and a great pop track. Lyrics are ust about broken promises, pretty simple stuff, but fit the song well, especially when the oh so 80's synth part comes in on the chorus. It is a more melody driven song than any before it on the album, and it switches it up very well. 4/5

05 Sweet Music
The intro sounds like a Michael Jackson song. One of those songs that everyone would sing at the disco, and suddenly all know the same dance and everyone join in. Cool song, the little vocal explosion before the chorus and all the little "woohoo"s make this song a dance gem. 4/5

06 Red Blooded Woman
The second single off the album, and equally as strong as (if not stronger than) Slow. The sexy voice is back, and the chorus is fucking great, and it makes you wanna run around and sing. The coolest part is the quick pre chorus of "You'll never get to heaven if you're scared of gettin' higggghhhhhh". 5/5

07 Chocolate
My favourite. The third single, and ultimately the reason I bought the album. It is a softer song, which has a very dark colour vibe to it. The vocals are high and bouncy, with some cool breathy backing vocals. The instrumentation is really very well done, and there are even some samples in the back. The chorus is cool, with great lyrics

If love were liquid it would drown me
in a placeless place would find me
in a heart shape come around me
and melt me slowly down

Fit the song so well it confuses me. 5/5

08 Obsession
A song about needing love for the wrong reasons. This song is really dancey again, to get things in motion again. The lyrics are again really great. The chorus is a little cliched, but pretty good nonetheless. 4/5

09 I Fell For You
The title alludes to a rather bland cliched song, but surprise, this song is one of the best on the record. It has rather jazzy verses, with some oh so good sampled backing vocals. Accompanied by a rather cruisey chorus, this song has some wonderful flow working for it, and a cool bassline. This song is sex. 5/5

10 Someday
The vocals here remind me of Lamb for some reason, but I don't know why. It is a very lovely song about leaving someone. A very dreamy intro, and some dreamy vocals. There are some vocals by some guy, which add a little to the song, but not much. A pretty good song. 3.5/5

11 Loving Days
An orchestral intro, and some cool effects in the background come in before the vocals. The dreamy vocals continue in this track, but work a lot better here. This song is the peak of the dreamy section of the album, and is just wow. I really love the chorus, everything combines so well. 5/5

12 After Dark
Funky. Oh yeah. Sexy vocals are back to accompany the sleazy funk. This song is cool. I can't seem to write long sentences while listening to it. It has a very familiar sounding chorus, with some rather sexified lyrics, which make it a cool song. 4/5

13 Slo Motion
An intro reminiscent of Slow, clicks into a different, vocally punctuated instrumental section. A part of this reminds me of Lamb again, and the chorus is just beautiful. This song is a great closer to the album, and slows it down, still combining elements of the rest of the album. The allusion to the first track helps to link it into a circle too, and almost a theme for the album. 5/5

This album is simply brilliant. I'd like to point out that Kylie does write her own songs too. This album is her best work to date, and is definately the best pop album this side of 2000.


If you like sex, you should get this album.

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Dancin' Man
January 16th 2005


This is audio sex. All Kylie Minogue is audio sex.

January 16th 2005


I only clicked this thread to see the album cover

January 16th 2005


Yes, great album cover.

I've only heard 'Slow' and it's bad. Not nearly as good (catchy) as earlier Kylie. She is sex though.

January 16th 2005


I heart kylie, but I really don't like the singles that I've heard from this album. Slow in particular is terrible.

But since you say it's so good, I might give it a download to check it out.

January 16th 2005


By the way, according to allmusic she only co-wrote 4 songs on this album...

January 16th 2005


Ha, oops.

I love Slow. You probably have to like it to like a lot of this album, but there is the odd chance.

January 16th 2005


You guys suck.

February 15th 2008


Album Rating: 5.0

Jake Shears and Babydaddy of Scissor Sisters wrote White Diamond and I Believe In You for Kylie.

August 20th 2008


I haven't heard this, but I plan on buying it. I love "red Blooded Woman" and "Chocolate."

January 13th 2011


Tapeworm, it's not that Slow is unabashedly awful. It's just dull and boring.

April 25th 2012


Album Rating: 4.5

True queen of pop

July 26th 2013


Album Rating: 4.0


July 1st 2015


Album Rating: 3.0

chocolate is the single sexiest song OAT

July 1st 2015


hella good album btw

July 1st 2015


only jammed fever ;/

Digging: Sewerslvt - Draining Love Story

July 1st 2015


good album too

my body language version got both albums together whoo

Log S.
September 27th 2015


Album Rating: 4.5

^ quite a deal indeed

i fell in love with this album on a road-trip to dallas for a faith no more show (quite the combination huh?) but had to download it afterward since the used version i'd bought skipped like crazy during tracks 6 & 7 or something

but yeah i'm actually not particularly crazy about slow but there are some really, really good songs on here - pretty much everything about this record is perfect: the production, the songs, that cover, the insert... should probably pick up another one to go along with the only 2 kylie albums i've heard over the past 10 or so years (fever & this one)

September 28th 2015


Album Rating: 4.0

Nice review. I agree it's an excellent album and I love 'Slow', too, though my favourite single from this is 'Chocolate'. All in the eye of the beholder of course. Such a shame this didn't do as well as 'Fever' and 'Light Years' but as a life-long Kylie fan, 'Body Language' remains one of my very favourites.

Log S.
September 29th 2015


Album Rating: 4.5

chocolate is excellent

the kinda song that'll make you feel like you're "on something" when you're completely sober in the middle of the afternoon

Get Low
September 2nd 2018


She is sexy. I like her midriff.

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