SITE EXCLUSIVE: “Kate – Inside the Rainbow” by John Carder Bush, book cover and ordering info


A unique collection of rare and unseen photographs of KATE BUSH, taken by her brother, the photographer and writer – KATE: INSIDE THE RAINBOW by JOHN CARDER BUSH is published on 22nd October 2015 Hardback, price £40.00. PRE-ORDER FROM AMAZON: Kate: Inside the Rainbow

Note for fans: be sure to visit where a limited run of special editions will be available to pre-order shortly. You can sign up to receive more details as soon as they are released.

KATE is a collection of beautiful images from throughout her career. It includes outtakes from classic album shoots and never-before-seen photographs from The Dreaming and Hounds of Love sessions, and rare candid studio shots and behind-the-scenes stills from video sets, including ‘Army Dreamers’ and ‘Running Up that Hill’. These stunning images are accompanied by two new essays by John Carder Bush: Inside the Rainbow, describing in vibrant detail their shared childhood and the early, whirlwind days of Kate’s career, and My Sister, My Sitter, which vividly evokes John’s experience of photographing his sister.

‘For me, each of these images forms part of a golden thread that shoots through the visual tapestry of Kate’s remarkable career. Storytelling has always been the heartbeat of Kate’s body of work, and it has been a privilege to capture these photographic illustrations that accompany those magical tales’ JOHN CARDER BUSH

KATE is a truly extraordinary insight into the life and career of one of our most influential and well-loved artists. JOHN CARDER BUSH is a respected photographer and writer. His sister is the composer and musician Kate Bush, and John’s poetry narration and backing vocals have been used on several of her albums. He headed the Kate Bush management team for twenty years and since her early childhood, and throughout her career, John has photographed Kate both candidly and professionally. His images have appeared on iconic album, single and magazine covers worldwide.

In 2014, Sphere published a new edition of CATHY, John’s iconic collection of photographs of Kate Bush as a young girl.

PRE-ORDER FROM AMAZON: Kate: Inside the Rainbow

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6 Responses to SITE EXCLUSIVE: “Kate – Inside the Rainbow” by John Carder Bush, book cover and ordering info

  1. Mark says:

    Both Amazon sites still have the Other black and white photo as the cover. has the title right. still has the title as just “Kate” and the release date is still December 15th.

  2. Blackbird Braille says:

    Very excited about this! Has anyone received a response regarding the limited run special edition? I signed up months ago for this but as of yet no word.

  3. Wayne Martin says:

    Would love to hear about limited edition

  4. Kelvin Frost says:

    Does anyone have any news regarding the limited edition yet? Otherwise I shall go ahead and order from Amazon but I would prefer the LTD one if it is going to become available.

    • Seán says:

      Hi Kelvin, I’d hold off for just a little while, I expect the publishers to give me some news on this in the very near future, in advance of the regular edition release date.

      • Kelvin Frost says:

        Thanks Sean, I did register for information so I shall wait and hopefully hear something soon from the publishers.

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