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Giovanni Zarella & Pietro Lombardi release Nena & Kim Wilde cover

- Before Giovanna Zarrella's second album “CIAO!” is released on 9 April 2021 after his platinum debut album 'La Vita è Bella' (2019), his new single 'Ci Sarai (Irgendwie)' was released this week. This is a German-Italian remake of the Nena & Kim Wilde track 'Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime', which was a hit for the duo in 2003. Guesting on the cover version is Pietro Lombardi, who sings the German parts of the track. It is a casual, relaxed remake that is Latin and dance inspired. Christian Geller produced the track, who has previously worked with A-ha, Enigma and Sandra, among others.

Coming soon: 'Kim Wilde - Pop Don't Stop: A Biography'

- June sees the release of the first ever biography on Kim Wilde, written by Marcel Rijs. 'Pop Don't Stop: A Biography' as it is called, was written over the course of last year. Starting in 1939 with the birth of Marty Wilde, the book tells the story of Kim's entire career and includes facts on every song Kim has ever recorded. The book will be a lavishly illustrated volume and will also include short interviews with key people that have been involved in Kim's career through the years.

Kim Wilde painting to be auctioned

- The John Dyer Gallery will be supporting Cornwall Mind with their 'Artists & Celebrities Art Auction' in April. An array of Britain’s foremost contemporary artists and celebrities have together donated over 80 artworks for the auction, with all the profit raised going directly to help fund Cornwall Mind's vital support services to make sure anyone with a mental health problem in Cornwall has somewhere to turn. One of the artists is Kim Wilde.

Greatest Hits album to feature two new tracks

- Speaking exclusively to the Retropop website, Ricky Wilde has revealed that the forthcoming Greatest Hits album will feature two new tracks. One is a duet with Boy George, the other will be a duet with Tom Aspaul, who released his debut album 'Black Country Disco' last year. According to the article, Kim is returning the favour for both singers: she appears on Boy George's latest album 'Cool Karaoke Vol. 1' in the song 'Name and Numer', and she is set to appear on a new version of the song 'W.M.' on Aspaul’s upcoming ‘Black Country Disco’ remix album.

Kim Wilde on the radio in Qatar

- Kim Wilde still has a successful syndicated radio show in the shape of the 'Kim Wilde 80s Show'. Over the past six years it has been broadcast in numerous countries around the world, and this weekend it has its premiere in Qatar. QBS Radio is an English Service radio station, launched at the end of 1971 with an aim to cater to the English-speaking communities in Qatar. According to a press release, Kim has stated: "I am looking forward to working with QBS. I hope I get the chance not just to be on air, but also to visit Qatar as soon as travel becomes possible again and to join in with the station’s concerts and events."

Wilde World: The Sparklings

- Kim Wilde's first records were written and produced by her father and brother, Marty and Ricky. The three of them have had a great influence on the music world, as this regular series 'Wilde World' shows. Marty Wilde and Ronnie Scott were a great songwriting team, and they proved this by churning out songs for various artists and bands during the late 1960's. One of their songs was 'Running Forwards', which appeared on the B-side of a single by Weather, entitled 'Look In My Eyes' (1969).