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About Seán

Seán Twomey has been running the Kate Bush News & Information site since January 1998.

Del Palmer plays Kate Bush songs live for the first time in decades at 40th anniversary concert!

Some events just end up feeling quite historic, and this was one of them. Cloudbusting created a spectacular show in London on Saturday night. The entirety of The Kick Inside was performed in album sequence to mark the exact 40th … Continue reading

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The Kick Inside is 40 years old today! The story behind the iconic “kite” cover artwork

“…and then I find it out, when I take a good look up. There’s a hole in the sky, with a big eyeball, calling me….come up and be a kite, and fly a diamond night…” The Kick Inside, Kate’s stunning … Continue reading

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Australian radio broadcasts two-hour 40th Anniversary special on Kate!

Australian digital radio station, Double J, has today broadcast a 2-hour 40 Year special on Kate! Read much more on their site and listen to the programme stream, hosted by Gemma Pike, at their site here. A rare Australian TV … Continue reading

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Classic Pop 40th Anniversary Magazine Special features Katebushnews.com!

We’re very happy to be featured so prominently in this highly sought after Classic Pop Presents – Kate Bush 40th Anniversary Edition magazine. The HomeGround anthologies are reviewed – “packed with news, views and illustrations from an eclectic perspective, it perfectly … Continue reading

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Kate Bush UK tribute shows in 2018 so far – a round up!

There is a lot of activity at the moment in the UK during Kate’s 40th anniversary year as regards tribute shows – with acts presenting their various takes on Kate’s music on the live stage – here’s a round up … Continue reading

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Classic Rock Magazine features Kate on one of 5 covers this month

UK magazine Classic Rock features Kate on one of five collectable covers featuring “Rock’s First Ladies” – a 4-page article on Kate is included. You can order the magazine online here.

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Deirdre O’Kane performs Wuthering Heights routine on Irish TV

Irish TV viewers were treated to comedian and actress Deirdre O’Kane dancing to Kate’s Wuthering Heights on RTE’s Dancing with the Stars on Sunday Night, and received glowing praise from the show’s judges. Clip is available on RTE Player here: … Continue reading

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The War on Drugs win Best Rock Album at the Grammys with Kate Bush inspired album

The winner of last night’s Best Rock Album at the Grammys, The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding, has a small Kate Bush connection. In a previous interview, Adam Granduciel from the band said: “Recently, I went to the … Continue reading

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Symphonic celebration of Kate Bush in Gothenberg, Sweden on March 23rd & 24th

Swedish fans may like to note that the Gothenburg Symphony and guest artists Jennie Abrahamson (toured the World with Peter Gabriel) and Malin Dahlström (Niki & The Dove) will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of Kate’s career. It is described … Continue reading

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Katebushnews.com is 20 years old today!

At the risk of everyone getting “anniversary fatigue” what with all the Kate 40th celebrations this year, I thought it was worth marking the fact that on this day, 20 years ago, I launched the Kate Bush News & Information … Continue reading

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The Kick Inside tribute act launch in February with London gig

Raf Mantelli has been in touch to let us know that her new tribute act, The Kick Inside, celebrating Kate’s early career, are finally launching with a show in London on Feb 25th at 7.30 pm. Venue is Bar & … Continue reading

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Classic Pop Magazine publish special magazine on Kate to celebrate 40 Years of her career!

February 1st sees the publication of a brand new magazine special all about Kate from the makers of Classic Pop Magazine. It will be available to order online and will also be on sale in newsagents in the UK and … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights released 40 years ago today! New podcast episode to celebrate!

Kate released her extraordinary debut single, Wuthering Heights, on 20th January 1978 – which means the song celebrates it’s 40th anniversary today! The impact that the song and Kate’s subsequent career has had on all our lives is very hard … Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph celebrates the influence of 40 years of Kate’s Wuthering Heights

Today’s Daily Telegraph features an article on the lasting legacy of Kate’s debut single, Wuthering Heights, which was released 40 years ago tomorrow, January 20th 1978. James Hall writes: “At around midnight on a clear London night in the spring … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2018 marks 40 years of Kate releasing records.

Happy New Year, folks! Sneaking this message out early on New Years Eve. Thanks for all the support in 2017. 40 years ago, in 1977, what Kate Bush did was remarkable. What she did the following year was…extraordinary. We’ll be … Continue reading

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