Kylie Minogue is getting good at dropping things: “Timebomb,” a squelchy disco track released a year ago to celebrate the pop icon’s 25th anniversary in the business; “Whistle,” a cut featuring Múm from the Jack and Diane soundtrack, released back in February; and now “Skirt,” a “birthday surprise” from the 45-year-old singer and a taste of her first album after signing with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. “Skirt,” produced by Nom De Strip and co-written by The-Dream (whose latest album, IV Play, also dropped today), finds Minogue in a more experimental mode than 2010’s Aphrodite, battling for attention with an ugly dubstep riff by threatening to drop her skirt. The hook finally comes more than a minute into the track and only appears twice, but it’s quintessential Kylie:
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