Pete Waterman: Kylie's Devil Was Hutchence

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Kylie Minogue's 1990 hit BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW was inspired by her relationship with late Inxs frontman Michael Hutchence.

According to music mogul Pete Waterman, who masterminded the early stages of Kylie's career, he and fellow producer MIKE STOCK came up with the pop tune when they heard she'd left her NEIGHBOURS soap opera co-star Jason Donovan for the wild rock star.

Pete recalls, "I was telling Mike Stock, who was a genius at taking ideas and making them work, that Kylie Minogue had stopped seeing Jason Donovan and gone off with Michael Hutchence - and how it was better the devil you know, because we thought our lives were going to be hell as a consequence."

25/11/2003 13:23

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Tags: Kylie Minogue - Inxs - Michael Hutchence - Pete Waterman - Jason Donovan

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