|Remix album by Kylie Minogue|
|Released||8 July 1998|
|Kylie Minogue chronology|
Impossible Remixes is the fifth remix album by Kylie Minogue. It was released on 8 July 1998 by Mushroom Records. The album was materialized while on her Intimate and Live tour in 1998, and contains remixes from her sixth studio album Impossible Princess (1997). Originally scheduled for a 1999 release, Mushroom released Impossible Remixes in Australia in July 1998 after releasing the UK counterpart Mixes (1998) earlier than its original date.
The cover sleeve for the album was shot by British photographer Simon Emmett; Kylie had personally commended the cover sleeve for showing "a lot of heart". Impossible Remixes received negative reviews from music critics, who viewed the release as tedious and the material as repetitive. Impossible Remixes is Kylie's highest charting remix album in Australia reaching 37 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart
Impossible Remixes is Kylie's fifth remix album. In November 1997, Kylie released her sixth studio album Impossible Princess. Then in January 1998, Kylie began rehearsals on the low-budget Intimate and Live. Kylie intended to only perform in Australia, but strong public demand in the United Kingdom prompt her to tour there too. With tickets selling out instantly, more shows were announced in both Australia and the UK. Kylie started the tour in early June 1998 and confirmed that she would release "Cowboy Style", the fourth single from the Impossible Princess album, and revealed plans of two remix albums, one for Australia and one for the UK.
In July 1998, Deconstruction and Mushroom confirmed the release of two remix albums entitled Mixes and Impossible Remixes respectively. Deconstruction said the Mixes album would be released as a triple-vinyl set and set the release date for the following year. However, fans voiced their concerns on expensive import prices for global shipping and with increasingly popular demand, Deconstruction scrapped the idea and released the remixes on a two-set compact disc. and forward the triple vinyl at a later date. This allowed Deconstruction to release the album earlier and Mixes was released on August 3, 1998 in the UK Mushroom released Impossible Remixes on 8 July 1998, but initial pressings were on sale two months earlier.