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About Seán

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

Ebay auction reveals unseen early version of Kate’s 1979 “On Stage” EP

An auction on Ebay at the moment features quite an interesting curio. It shows the original artwork for the first, scrapped, version of Kate’s On Stage vinyl EP, eventually released on 31st August 1979.  The EP would be a success, … Continue reading

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Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin remembers attending Before the Dawn

The fifth anniversary of Kate’s incredible shows have many fans reminiscing on the excitement that was 2014. One of them is Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page, who has remembered attending Kate’s show on September 2nd that year. On Instagram he has … Continue reading

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New French documentary on Kate to air on ARTE channel

Here’s a clip from a French TV documentary about Kate, directed by Claire Laborey, that is due to air on 13th September at 21.30 on the ARTE channel in France.  Entitled “Kate Bush, la sorcière du son” (which translates … Continue reading

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The French 12″ Ne T’Enfuis Pas / Un Baiser D’Enfant is HERE!

Update: The 12″ single is now being spotted on the shelves of FNAC stores in France.  Our good friend Tristan in France is possibly the very first fan to get his hands on the new Kate Bush Remastered special release … Continue reading

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“My Computer” 7 inch single from Prince featuring Kate released in Germany!

The October 2019 issue of German music magazine MUSIKEXPRESS is shipping with a vinyl 7″ edition of the 1996 track My Computer by Prince which features backing vocals from Kate. From the site: “Exclusively and only available in MUSIKEXPRESS 10/2019: … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Fringe show, “An evening without Kate Bush” is running now!

Thanks to Kevin Wilson for letting us know about this show. From the press release: “The chaotic cabaret cult, AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH is here! Enter Strange Phenomena, howl with the The Hounds Of Love and dance on the … Continue reading

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Dave Cross from HomeGround discusses The Big Sky video shoot!

Cecilee Linke in the US has set herself the impressive task of covering every single Kate Bush song, one per episode, on her Strange Phenomena podcast. She is already on to the Hounds of Love album, and this week is … Continue reading

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Over 2,000 Canadian children colour a Kate Bush inspired music video!

This is absolutely brilliant. For her cover of Running up that Hill, Los Angeles artist Meg Myers decided to make a music video that would bring the song into Crayola colour. With the help of 2,130 school children from Edmonton, … Continue reading

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Neil Hannon (Divine Comedy) talks to HMV podcast about his inspiration: Kate Bush

My Inspiration is a new podcast series from HMV in which they give musicians, actors, filmmakers and producers the chance to take a welcome break from talking about themselves and instead talk about their greatest inspiration. For their first episode, … Continue reading

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Cloudbusting bring their full acclaimed show to Ireland in September!

Following their successful Songbook shows in Ireland with Del Palmer in 2018, Cloudbusting are taking the whole band across the Irish Sea for the first time this September: CLOUDBUSTING 2019 IRISH TOUR DATES SEPTEMBER 19TH – BUTTON FACTORY, DUBLIN – … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Kate!

Wishing Kate a fantastic birthday today, filled with all the things she loves! Seán, Peter, Krys & Dave xx Update: A nice birthday wish was posted by BBC Radio 6 Music on their social media pages: 

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Kate releasing French exclusive 12″ of Ne T’Enfuis Pas / Un Baiser D’Enfant in September!

Eagle-eyed French fans (thanks Tristan!) spotted the latest Kate Bush Remastered special release on the French FNAC website:  https://www.fnac.com/a13674158/Kate-Bush-Ne-t-enfuis-pas-Exclusivite-Fnac-Edition-Limitee-Maxi-vinyle Here’s the brief description: “Maxi Vinyl Kate Bush. Inclus deux titres rares chantés en français: Ne t’enfuis pas et Un baiser … Continue reading

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Kate Bush Fan Podcast – Desert Island Kate Discs!

What are Darrell and Paul’s Top 3’s from all of Kate’s albums, and what single, album, video and b-side would they take on a desert island? In this new episode of the Kate Bush Fan Podcast, for the first half … Continue reading

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Kate featured in Prog Magazine 100th issue

Issue 100 of Prog Magazine celebrates this milestone and Kate is featured on the cover illustration, alongside Dave Gilmour, Thom Yorke…and a unicorn! As part of their “100 icons” feature inside, the magazine, which deals exclusively in “progressive rock” since … Continue reading

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fRoots magazine Summer 2019 explores Kate’s folk music influences!

Many of you will know that fRoots is a specialist music magazine published quarterly in the UK since 1979. It specialises in folk and world music, and features a compilation downloadable album with every issue, with occasional specials. Sadly, it … Continue reading

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