Slinkee Minx

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Slinkee Minx
Origin Melbourne, Australia
Genres Dance
Years active 2001–present
Labels Central Station
Website Official website
Members Annemarie Failla
Michelle Palmer
Belinda Tartaglia

Slinkee Minx are a dance act from Melbourne, Australia, who formed in 2001 and are best known for their 2004 cover of Belinda Carlisle's "Summer Rain", which debuted at No. 5 on the Australian ARIA Music Charts.

Musical career[edit]

"Summer Rain" spent 11 weeks at number one in the Australian ARIA Dance charts. Their second single "Closer" was also a Top 10 ARIA Chart Dance hit and Top 40 Australian ARIA Music Chart Hit. Slinkee Minx also performed at the 20th Anniversary SAFM Sky Show in Adelaide in front of approximately 150,000 people along with Guy Sebastian one of the largest open air concerts held in Australia in 2005.

Annemarie Failla, Michelle Palmer and Belinda Tartaglia make up Slinkee Minx. Musically, they are influenced by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Modjo, and Moloko.

In support of their single "Someday" (which debuted at No. 9 on the ARIA Dance Charts), the Slinkee Minx show toured September and October 2005. Their third single "Someday" was also released in September 2005. "Summer Rain" and "Closer/Careless Whisper" were released in the US, UK and Europe across more than 50 countries. "Summer Rain" reached No. 3 on the UK Mainstream Charts, No. 14 on the Swedish dance charts and No. 25 on the Finnish dance charts.

"Way of Life" released in June 2007 reached No. 13 on the Finnish Music Charts.

Their debut album, Electric Dreams, was released in July 2007.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Summer Rain" (2004) - # 5 Aria Charts (Australia)
  • "Closer"/"Careless Whisper" (2004) - # 39 Aria Charts (Australia)
  • "Someday" (2005) - # 55 Aria Charts (Australia)
  • "Way Of Life" (2007) - # 13 Finnish Music Charts (Finland)
  • "Send Me An Angel" (2007) - Radio Promo Single

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