“I Believe in You” by Kylie Minogue

The verses of “I Believe in You” feature Kylie Minogue listing a number of things that she “don’t believe” in. But all of that is a setup leading to the hook. For what the chorus centers on is one thing that she does believe in. And that, as indicated by the title, would be the addressee, i.e. the person the vocalist is singing to.

You can view the lyrics, alternate interprations and sheet music for Kylie Minogue's I Believe in You at Lyrics.org.

The nature of the relationship between her and this individual is not revealed. But as implied by the chorus, it is someone whom she is clearly closely associated with, i.e. a loved one. Therefore, Minogue also uses the opportunity to let this individual know that if he or she “ever had to go away”, she would be absolutely devastated.

Kylie Minogue, "I Believe in You" Lyrics

Was “I Believe in You” a single release?

Yes. It was the first track released as a single from Kylie’s hit “Ultimate Kylie” album. December 6 of 2004 was the song’s official date of release as a single.

Did Kylie Minogue write this song?

Yes. It was written by Kylie in collaboration with Jake Shears and Babydaddy.

Who produced it?

The song was produced by co-writers Babydaddy and Shears.


  • Pop
  • Euro disco

Grammy Nomination for “I Believe in You”

“I Believe in You” gained a nomination at the Grammys in 2006. It was nominated alongside the following songs for the award, “Best Dance Recording”:

FYI: “Galvanize” emerged victorious out of the lot.

Chart Performance

Kylie enjoyed major chart success with this single. It hit number 1 on the official singles chart of Romania. In the UK and the United States, it peaked at positions 2 and 3, respectively.

  • US – 3
  • UK – 2
  • Switzerland – 6
  • Spain – 5
  • Scotland – 2
  • Romania – 1
  • Poland – 3
  • Netherlands – 10
  • Iceland – 5
  • Hungary – 5
  • Greece – 6
  • Denmark – 2
  • Belgium – 5
  • Austria – 4
  • Australian – 2

Covers and Sampling

In 2007, Scala & Kolacny Brothers came out with a cover of this track. In 2019, it was also sampled in a Duuzu song titled “Since I’m Australian”.

I Believe in You

Kylie’s “Ultimate Kylie” Album

Australian singer and songwriter Kylie Minogue released the pop song, I Believe in You, in 2004. It is officially the lead single of her Ultimate Kylie project. Ultimate Kylie is the singer’s ninth greatest compilation hits album.

Parlophone records released the album on November 22, 2004. It was Kylie Minogue’s first compilation album through Parlophone, her record label from 1999 to 2015.

The album consists of a partial compilation of Kylie’s hit singles between 1990 and 2003 and two new songs: I Believe in You and Giving You Up. 

The album made it to the fourth position on the UK Albums chart. It peaked at number 5 position in Australia’s version of the aforementioned chart.

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