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About Seán

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

Kate Bush Fan Podcast: Breathing, 1980 and the First Fan Convention!

In our latest episode of the Kate Bush Fan Podcast, Darrell and Paul talk about being young teenagers, anticipating the release of Kate’s masterpiece ‘Breathing’ and attending the very first Kate Bush Club Convention. Only 300 attended and they were … Continue reading

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The Line, The Cross & The Curve Podcast: Borg/Burge correction!

So, while I was recording the podcast commentary for my The Line, The Cross & The Curve re-watch episode, I rather rushed through the credits section at the end and made an error which is worth pointing out! When the … Continue reading

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WIN! The Kick Inside drumhead signed by Del, Preston and Stewart!

Tribute band Cloudbusting are also doing their bit to help support the Crisis homelessness charity with an Ebay auction of a very special item. They write:  “On 17th February 2018 the UK based tribute band ‘Cloudbusting – The Music of … Continue reading

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The KT Bush Band play Farncombe Sat 2nd February

The KT Bush Band will be playing at the Farncombe Music Club on Saturday 2nd February, all details on www.thektbushband.com. They write: “Calling Fans to our next gig! We’ll be getting our musical march on at the Farncombe Music Club … Continue reading

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Kate Bush Fan Podcast – The Line, The Cross & The Curve: Re-Watch!

In the first full podcast episode for 2019, Seán decided to sit down and do a re-watch, with a commentary in real time, of Kate’s The Line, The Cross and The Curve, released in 1993 to accompany The Red Shoes … Continue reading

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Kate’s Remastered Pop-Up raises over £60,000 for Crisis!

Today on her official site, as promised, Kate posted the total amount raised for the homelessness charity Crisis from her Remastered Pop-Up which took place in Coal Drops Yard in London in early December for five days, and online at … Continue reading

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Midge Ure talks about Kate’s ‘Sister and Brother’ vocals

In the January 2019 edition of Classic Pop (out now – see their site here for details), Scottish singer Midge Ure was asked about the time Kate recorded backing vocals on his 1988 track, Sister and Brother. In 1982, Midge had … Continue reading

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Kate posts a Clarification post on her site addressing “Tory” rumours

It’s been VERY difficult to bite my lip on the news site about this for over two years, but Kate has this evening finally, very publicly and definitively rebuked an insidious story, continually propagated on social media and in the … Continue reading

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More reviews for Kate Bush Remastered and How To Be Invisible!

The January 2019 edition of Classic Pop magazine (out now) has ranked the Kate Bush Remastered Part 1 CD Box as the 3rd best reissue of 2018: “The end of the year saw a tremendous reissue of Kate Bush’s back catalogue in … Continue reading

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Kate writes to fans on New Year’s Day

Happy New Year! On her official site, Kate has written an update thanking fans for their generous support of the Kate Bush Remastered Pop Up in December. She writes:  We will be announcing the total amount that has been raised … Continue reading

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Kate Bush Fan Podcast Christmas special episode is here!

Happy Christmas! Seán introduces our Christmas Special episode for 2018 hosted by Bush Telegraph – Paul Thomas and Darrell Babidge! Darrell and Paul talk in depth about the Christmas Kate Show from 1979, and other festive things related to Kate. … Continue reading

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New Yorker Magazine on Kate Bush Remastered: “Enduring, Incandescent Power”

In a high profile review in The New Yorker, Margaret Talbot luxuriates in re-discovering Kate’s work through listening to the Remastered box sets. Wonderfully titled “The Enduring, Incandescent Power of Kate Bush“, the article finds the writer spending “most of … Continue reading

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New Podcast Episode – Collectors special from London Pop-Up with Monty!

In this episode of the Kate Bush Fan Podcast, Seán heads to London to experience the extraordinary 5-day Kate Bush Remastered Pop-Up for himself. After meeting the HomeGround gang (and a certain actor friend of theirs!) he brings his swag … Continue reading

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The Irish Times review Kate’s new book: “Not a spare word anywhere”

John Boyne, bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, writes in The Irish Times about his discovery that reading the lyrics in Kate’s new book, How To Be Invisible, is to experience her songs in an entirely new … Continue reading

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Kate Bush Remastered Pop-Up goes online tomorrow!

Kate writes on her official site: “We have had an overwhelming response to the pop-up shop. Thank you so much for all your incredible support. It’s been an exciting experience!  We’ve had a great number of people asking for the … Continue reading

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