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About Seán

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

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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Author David Mitchell writes in today’s Guardian about Kate’s work!

As well as appearing on this morning’s Today programme on BBC Radio 4 (see our earlier news item with transcript here), novelist David Mitchell writes a lengthy and quite brilliant piece in today’s Guardian. For him, she has produced four … Continue reading

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Author David Mitchell talks about Kate’s book on BBC Radio 4

On the Today programme this morning on BBC Radio 4, author David Mitchell talks to Rebecca Jones about Kate’s book of lyrics, How To Be Invisible, for which he wrote the introduction. David previously worked with Kate on dialogue for … Continue reading

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How To Be Invisible, Kate’s book of lyrics, released today!

Kate’s book of lyrics, How To Be Invisible is published today! After escaping into branches of Waterstones a little early last weekend, it will now be available in all good bookshops priced £14.99. We hope you enjoy curling up by … Continue reading

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Kate’s charity Pop Up Shop opens to queues of fans in London!

Some photos from this morning’s opening at 10am of the Kate Bush Remastered Pop Up in Coal Drops Yard, London! An actual Kate Bush shop exists on the planet! Well, for 5 days anyway. Try to get down there, pick … Continue reading

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The Irish Times on Kate’s literary inspirations as her book is released

Patrick Kelleher writes today in The Irish Times about Kate’s literary inspirations across her body of work: “Wuthering Heights was just the beginning of a career that has been filled with literary influences. As Bush prepares this week to release a … Continue reading

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Have you spotted the latest hidden KT symbols on Kate Bush Remastered?

Well, it wouldn’t be a new Kate Bush release without hidden KT symbols, would it? These remasters are the gift that keep giving!

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