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About Seán

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

RIP Jimmy Bain – bass player on The Dreaming album

We were saddened to hear this week of the passing of 68-year old Scottish bassist Jimmy Bain, who plays bass guitar on the songs Sat In Your Lap, Leave It Open, and Get Out Of My House from Kate’s 1982 album … Continue reading

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Kate remembers the “beautiful soul”, David Bowie, in today’s Observer

Kate has written a tribute to David Bowie, along with a host of other notable fans and friends, in today’s edition of The Observer newspaper. Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Carlos Alomar, Gail Ann Dorsey, Julien Temple, Sadie Coles, Edwyn Collins, … Continue reading

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RIP David Bowie 1947 – 2016

We know that so many of you are saddened and shocked, like us, today. We’ll have more thoughts on the irreplaceable David Bowie, a profound inspiration to Kate, in a later update. As we said on our Facebook posting, we … Continue reading

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Final weeks for pre-order offer on Guido Harari photo book “The Kate Inside”

It’s fair to say fans are getting quite excited about this upcoming book from Guido Harari, The Kate Inside, if the comments on the project’s Facebook page are anything to go by. First up for this project is the end-of-January … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas! Kate sends a message to fans

Kate has added a short Christmas message to her site today along with a festive twist on her tour programme cover imagery! Wishing you all a fantastic Christmas and a terrific New Year for 2016 from Peter, Krys, Dave and … Continue reading

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Collecting Kate Bush – three essential fan sites to check out

NOTE: This Christmas I have decided to donate proceeds from the sale of a copy of Lake Tahoe on vinyl and a few other KB items to Oxfam, and I intend to do the same in the new year with other … Continue reading

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Kate’s songs added as set works for UK’s A-level music students from 2016!

Kate you’re finally being taught in school! Works by Kate have been added to the UK’s A-Level Music syllabus for schools after a drive to include female composers! Kate is included from 2016 in the popular music and jazz set … Continue reading

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Del Palmer talks about his music on Raiders FM

Our own Del Palmer took part in a radio interview yesterday with Raiders FM, and refreshingly, had a chance to discuss his own work for once (sorry, Kate!). You can listen to DJ Chris Hunter talking to Del in the Youtube … Continue reading

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Channel 4 TV show “Four Rooms” looking for Kate Bush fans!

Four Rooms is a British television series from Channel 4 which sees members of the public who have rare, unusual items to sell, and four reputable dealers from the collectibles world who potentially want to buy them. Over the past 4 … Continue reading

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Guido Harari’s “The Kate Inside” – new promotional video featuring Lindsay Kemp and wonderful photographs

It’s been an incredible time for high quality, beautifully designed books on Kate. John Carder Bush has just won a prestigious award for the design of “Cathy” and his breathtaking follow-up, “Kate: Inside the Rainbow“, will be on so many … Continue reading

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Congratulations to John Carder Bush – “Cathy” wins at British Book Design and Production Awards!

Warm congratulations to John Carder Bush! His 2014 republished edition of “Cathy”, photographs of his sister Kate as a young girl with accompanying text, was the recipient of the Best Photographic Book, Art/Architecture Monographs Award 2015 at the British Book Design and … Continue reading

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Updated: Kate’s Before the Dawn designs at V&A till January 3rd 2016

Update: If you are in London, you can still catch some of the Before the Dawn costume and set designs at the V&A Museum in London as part of their Make/Believe exhibit. Read more at the V&A website here. The … Continue reading

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Listen to John Carder Bush chat to Graham Norton on BBC Radio2

John Carder Bush chatted to Graham Norton on BBC Radio 2 last Saturday morning. You can listen back to their chat here. John talks about his book, Kate: Inside the Rainbow. John even diplomatically attempts to answer the question fans have … Continue reading

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Aerial was released 10 years ago today!

Aerial, Kate’s astounding 8th studio album, and only double album, was released 10 years ago today! Wow, it seems so new to us still. Birdsong, Elvis, washing machines, deep oceans of memories and the profound magic of everyday life brought … Continue reading

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Kate: Inside the Rainbow – first brief impression

I have just spent the last few hours in the company of a complete treasure trove of a book; Kate: Inside the Rainbow by John Carder Bush. “Treasure” is a good word here, I think the shimmer and glow of … Continue reading

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