Author Archives: Seán

About Seán

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

Less than five weeks to go till Kate performs in London!

Less than five weeks to go till the opening night of Before The Dawn on August 26th! Very soon, we’ll be collecting all the latest news from the musicians who have been working with Kate (without any actual spoilers about the … Continue reading

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Newly forming Kate tribute band needs musicians!

Lifelong Kate fan, Sky Boswell, is looking for musicians with passion and dedication to join her in bringing Kate’s music to the stage. Recently guest performer with Cloudbusting at HomeGround’s Midsummer Party in London, Sky has written and performed her … Continue reading

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Homeground Party DJ Selects His Top 5 Kate Tracks!

DJ Phil Marriot will be playing at the HomeGround and KateBushNews.com 2014 party at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern on Friday 20th June, running from 9pm-3am. We asked him to pick his top five tracks for the party. Sat In Your … Continue reading

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Prog Magazine has “Kate Bush Resurfaces” cover feature, AND reviews HomeGround anthology: “A beautiful artefact harking back to bygone days”

The latest edition of Prog Magazine features Kate on the cover of it’s wrap around cardboard wallet – with the tagline “Kate Bush Resurfaces”. The issue explores “the inside story of her first and only tour” plus “what to expect … Continue reading

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Q Magazine and Gay Times warmly welcome Kate’s stage return!

Q Magazine has ran a news item in their current issue (Lily Allen cover) on Kate’s return to the live stage. A thoughtfully considered piece by Mark Blake “salutes the reappearance of the only living pop star to maintain true … Continue reading

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David Rhodes on Before the Dawn rehearsals: “Kate sings beautifully”

The current edition of the NME has a piece which speculates on what Kate’s ‘Before the Dawn’ live shows might consist of. Not much in the way of earth-shattering stuff here, we all know already that Kate intends to feature … Continue reading

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Syd Arthur latest: Raven Bush on ‘Sound Mirror’ and his aunt Kate’s return to the stage

We like to keep up with the latest happenings in the world of the excellent Cambridge band Syd Arthur here at katebushnews.com, and Stephen Humphries has let me know about an interview he recently conducted with Raven Bush, Kate’s nephew. … Continue reading

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Classic Pop Magazine explores “the making of a genius”

The current edition of the bi-monthly magazine, Classic Pop, features Trevor Leighton’s beautiful new portrait of Kate on the cover along with the tagline: “Kate Bush – The making of a genius.” As well as exploring Kate’s early career and … Continue reading

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Theatre director Adrian Noble working with Kate

In a piece about David Suchet’s upcoming West End role in The Importance of Being Earnest, journalist Baz Bamigboye spoke to theatre director Adrian Noble. It is mentioned that Noble is “helping Kate Bush to prepare for her upcoming concerts.” … Continue reading

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Win a copy of Gered Mankowitz’s “50 Years of Rock and Roll Photography”

UPDATE: 24th April 2014: The folks at Vinyl Guru have extended the closing date of the competition to May 31st. They have also now uploaded the full version of the interview to Youtube, so everyone can find the correct answer. … Continue reading

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David Rhodes and Sandra Marvin join Kate’s live band

Peter Gabriel’s longtime guitarist, David Rhodes, has confirmed that he has been busy rehearsing with Kate and will be joining her for the Before the Dawn shows which start in August. From his official Facebook page this morning: “Busy times. Have … Continue reading

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An extraordinary couple of weeks…some of the headlines

It might all eventually seem real to us! Thanks for all the emails and apologies if we’ve been useless at getting back to you, we’ve been swamped. Some of the headlines from the last fortnight gathered here (with thanks to … Continue reading

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Site Exclusive! Brian Cloughley designs a beautiful Tour of Life infographic

This may have passed some of you by in the Before the Dawn madness of the last couple of weeks, but our immensely talented designer friend, Brian Cloughley, has put together a beautiful infographic celebrating the Tour of Life in … Continue reading

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April Fools!!!!! Report: Kate “transforming” Eventim Apollo into “controlled water environment” for concerts

The following ‘report’ was fabricated by myself, Seán, earlier this morning. Thanks for taking it in the spirit it was intended! Obviously myself and HomeGround promise as always never to rely on rumour or unverified sources to bring you the latest … Continue reading

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Watch Dave Cross from HomeGround Magazine on Sky News!

Dave Cross of HomeGround appeared on Sky News this morning to discuss the excitement (and mayhem!) just before Kate’s tickets went on general sale. Well done, Dave – you were great! Watch Dave’s interview on the Sky News Sunrise programme … Continue reading

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