Recorded in London in October 1987, ‘I Should Be So Lucky’ marked the beginning of Kylie’s musical partnership with Stock Aitken & Waterman. The song debuted at a lowly No. 90 on the 9th January before soaring up the charts in the weeks that followed.’I Should Be So Lucky’ set the record in the U.K. as the first single for over 10 years to stay at No.1 for five weeks, and went on to become one of the biggest selling singles of the year with sales of over 675,000.Kylie became the first artist ever to hold simultaneous No.1′s in Australia and Britain and topped the charts in Germany (3 weeks), Finland, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, and Hong Kong, as well achieving top five positions in Austria, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Greece, France and New Zealand.
In the U.S, ‘I Should Be So Lucky’ peaked at No.28 giving Kylie her first Top 40 hit stateside.
Release date: 29 December 1987
Highest chart position: N/A