The Australian pop star Kylie Minogue released a cover version of the song in July 1987, as her debut single under the title "Locomotion". The music video for "Locomotion" was filmed at Essendon Airport and the ABC studios in Melbourne, Australia. The video for "The Loco-Motion" was created out of footage from the Australian music video. At the end of 1988, the song was nominated for Best International Single at the Canadian Music Industry Awards.
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During late 1988, Minogue traveled to the United States to promote "The Loco-Motion", where she did many interviews and performances on American television. See more