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About Seán

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

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”

Vinyl Guru, the online vinyl records and accessories store is launching a new website on Record Store Day on the 19th of April. Their main launch feature is an exclusive audio archive interview recorded with Kate in 1979. Gered Mankowitz … 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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Kate adds 7 more dates to Before the Dawn live shows!

From the Guardian website: “Kate Bush has added a further seven shows to her residency at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith. She will now be playing 22 gigs in all. The extra nights are 20, 23, 24, 26,27 and 30 September, … Continue reading

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Seán discusses Kate’s announcement on Irish Radio

I was asked to chat to Dave Fanning on RTE 2FM this morning, Ireland’s national broadcaster. Dave certainly fired plenty of questions at me but I tried to represent Kate and her fans as best as I could! You can … Continue reading

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Beautiful version of Running Up That Hill from last weekend’s Belfast event

Thomas Keery from Dog Kennel Productions has filmed a very fine version of Running Up That Hill from two of the participants in the recent Kate Bush tribute event marking International Women’s Day. In this clip, Fiona O’Kane and Frances Mitchell … Continue reading

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Calvin Klein designer acquires a copy of “Cathy” by John Carder Bush

The second “Cathy” related post in as many weeks, this one is an article I missed from 2012 in the Wall Street Journal about how delighted Italo Zucchelli, menswear designer for Calvin Klein Collection, was to pick up a rare copy … Continue reading

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Belfast tribute to Kate for International Women’s Day event

The ‘Oh Yeah Centre’  in Belfast is hosting an International Women’s Day special of music and film celebrating Kate’s work. From the press release: “The evening will feature live interpretations of her work, plus original material from local artists Fiona … Continue reading

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Feature on ‘Cathy’ by John Carder Bush in AnOther Magazine

The fashion and photography magazine, AnOther, has recently published an article on the (long out of print) 1986 photography book ‘Cathy’ by Kate’s brother John Carder Bush. It describes the book: …a book of photographs of an eight-year-old Kate Bush, … Continue reading

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Kate Remixes of the Day: This Woman’s Work (Echoes Remix) and “Electric Cloudbusting” (Lifelike Remix)

On certain days, if done well, a remix of a Kate song can be just the ticket. Uplifting, even. Here’s two I really like, both great on headphones. (Note: Both are unofficial mixes – cheers for the link, Brian. Cloudbusting … Continue reading

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Unseen 1978 promo photos of Kate surface online…

There are hundreds (if not thousands) of promotional photos of Kate floating about online from every aspect of her career, but apart from when a new album is released, it’s very unusual to see a whole bunch of them appear … Continue reading

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