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About Seán

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

King of The Mountain (Live) on BBC radio gets huge reaction. Digital single is released!

“SWEET JESUS, THAT’S AMAZING!” was the immediate on-air reaction from DJ Shaun Keaveny on BBC6Music this morning after he played the full 8-minute live version of King of the Mountain (Live) at 7.40am. Joined in studio by Matt Everitt, the … Continue reading

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Ken Bruce plays clip from King of the Mountain (Live 2014) – available for download Friday 21st

Ken Bruce played a 40-second clip of King Of The Mountain from the Before the Dawn Live album on BBC Radio 2 today at 11am – you can catch up on the BBC iPlayer, it’s played at 1:42:50 here: Introducing … Continue reading

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BEFORE THE DAWN LIVE 2014 – CD and vinyl sets released 25th November!

| Pre-Order Vinyl Box Set on Amazon | Pre-Order CD Set on Amazon| Are you ready for a fresh Kate Bush release in your record collection?! We are so delighted to let you know that two years after she completed … Continue reading

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Kate Bush inspired showcase from writer/director/composer Caleb Lane

Kate fan and writer/director/composer Caleb Lane has recently put together a demo reel of his work which we thought you might like to see. Caleb writes: “Kate has been a huge influence on me over the years and her music is almost … Continue reading

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KT Bush Band announce more upcoming gigs!

The re-launched KT Bush Band with original members Brian Bath and Vic King continue to make waves with more dates announced for 2016! Joined by Jodie May on vocal duty, Steve Bevan on Bass, and Robert L Gerrard on keyboards, … Continue reading

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The Kate Inside by Guido Harari launches in London

LAUNCH EVENT & MUSIC PERFORMANCE: If you’ve been following our Facebook page you will know that Guido Harari is launching the publication of his lavish book of photographs of Kate (1982-1993), The Kate Inside this month with a (fully booked out) … Continue reading

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What we’re listening to: The Yellow Project

Long time Kate Bush fans Paul Thomas and Tim Lloydsmith have produced the perfect ice-cold 80s infused synth soundtrack for these sticky Summer days. Here’s one track from the new EP “About Time” by The Yellow Project. Want to buy … Continue reading

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“Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever” event takes place worldwide on July 16th!

Norway, America, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Denmark, Netherlands, England, Sweden..are just some of the places taking part in The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever! The events will see organised “flash mobs” of people dressed in red dresses recreating the dance … Continue reading

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Glenys Groves, Tour of Life backing singer, publishes new memoir

Glenys Groves has published a new biography/memoir, “Ballads, Songs and Snatches” and included is a chapter about being on tour with Kate. Glenys was one of the two backing singers on Kate’s 1979 Tour of Life, along with the late … Continue reading

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Bloomsday, James Joyce, Kate and The Sensual World

Happy Bloomsday! I thought I’d re-publish this piece I wrote a few years back about Kate’s song, The Sensual World, as I know a lot of you particularly like to listen to it today – on June 16th. Of course … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn stage designer Dick Bird talks about working with Kate

In a new interview to promote his work on Scottish Opera’s The Mikado in the Forres Gazette, Kate’s stage designer for her Before the Dawn shows, Dick Bird, talks about working with her. From the article: International stage designer Dick Bird … Continue reading

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RIP Prince (1958–2016)

Update 22/4/16: Kate has posted a lovely message on her official site about Prince. A message for Prince from Kate… I am so sad and shocked to hear the tragic news about Prince. He was the most incredibly talented artist. … Continue reading

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Kate’s version of Mná na hÉireann featured in RTE’s “Centenary” performance

An excerpt from Kate’s version of Seán O’Riada’s Mná na hÉireann was featured in the ecstatically reviewed centrepiece of RTE’s Easter Rising 1916 commemorations: “Centenary”. As well as garnering a huge Irish TV audience, the entire production has been made available … Continue reading

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In Memorium – Deborah Priestley

The Kate Bush fan community was completely shocked and saddened this week to hear about the sudden passing of longtime fan Deborah Priestley. An exceptionally popular person, the shockwaves have been felt right across the globe and on hundreds of … Continue reading

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Kate signs open letter to David Cameron to help refugees in Calais

Kate, along with dozens of well-known people, has signed an open letter to UK Prime Minister David Cameron asking for a delay to the demolition of the Calais ‘Jungle’ to protect the children there. Those signing the petition include some … Continue reading

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