Skin Deep and Proud of It

Kylie Minogue is the quintessential pop lifer. And with her latest hit, she's looking better than ever

Kylie Minogue is a woman who likes to sing fluffy pop songs and dance around in her knickers. She is not shy about the knickers part, either; in fact, it's hard to find a picture of her fully clothed. For a recent spread in an English magazine, Minogue straddled a cardboard rocket, wearing nothing but a tank top and a pair of frilly underwear--her own Love Kylie brand. Her evident joy at being an object of titillation explains--but only partly--her massive popularity across Europe and in her native Australia, where Kylie is as synonymous with good times, dance beats and, of...

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