Director’s Cut round – up

Premier album of the week on Radio Helsinki …. 5/5 with the Slovak journal Kultura Pravda who describe it as “one of the best albums of this year” … More critical review from Swedish paper Svenska Dagbladet which thinks Rubberband Girl “has gone completely awry” … 5/5 from Polish mag Wirtulana Polska … 3/5 from Swedish site Sydsvenskandramatic, multi-layered pop songs” … Culturmag wants to know why Kate has destroyed some of her songs … enthusiasm from Mitteldeutsche ZeitungNojes Bladet thinks it strange other artists have not done a Directors Cut … Gazeta Wyborcza celebrates Kate doing her own thing …

About Peter

My Kate CV: Kate fan since 1978. Saw Tour of Life at the London Palladium 1979. Went to first KBC Convention 1980. Founded Homeground with Dave 1982. Worked on 1985, 1990, and 1994 Kate Bush Conventions, and the 1986 Video Party with Dave, Lisa of KBC and Krys. Appeared in videos for The Big Sky and Experiment IV. Wrote Introduction, Chronology and Discography for EMI Music Publishing's 1987 "Kate Bush Complete". Wrote the sleeve note for the remastered 1998 reissue of "Hounds of Love". Invited to write sleeve notes for other reissues which never happened. My other CV: born 1955 in Bermondsey London, educated at Galleywall Primary, Walworth Comprehensive, and London School of Economics BSc(Econ)(Hon) 1976. Currently an Officer of the Crown Court determining legal costs in crminal cases. Met Krys in 1982 through Homeground, we were engaged on Glastonbury Tor on Kate's birthday in 1983, and married in November 1984.
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3 Responses to Director’s Cut round – up

  1. another swede says:

    So far i have seen 10 reviews in swedish newspapers and they are mostly positive, good or very good.What a relief!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Izzy says:

    I agree with those in PL papers that saying DC is a work of her ‘maturity’ is a bit wrong, ‘maturity’ is not an appriopriate word for Miss Bush now because her work has always been considered a bit over-her-age and mature already.

    Nice read, Peter! Thanks!

    Especially knowing it might be our last! 😉

  3. Izzy says:

    btw I heard Kate being called ‘modern Shakespeare’ and ‘the greatest poet of our times’ on the yesterday’s top 20 Kate Bush Phoenix Radio show. Reading that the press calls her ‘Catherine the Great’ (like in one of the articles above) is even more amusing! :)))

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