Author Archives: Seán

About Seán

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

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Nominees – including Kate!

*** VOTE FOR KATE HERE: https://www.rockhall.com/fan-vote/2018-fan-vote *** From Variety: “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the 19 nominees for its 2018 class this morning, nine of which are receiving first-time nods. Artists become eligible for nomination 25 years after the release … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush news | 4 Comments

Rare photo of Kate performing with KT Bush Band in 1977 surfaces online!

First a quick bit of background: “The KT Bush Band was formed in 1977 by Brian Bath, Vic King, Del Palmer and Kate. After practicing in Greenwich and Wickham Farm, they made their live debut in April 1977 at the … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush news | Leave a comment

Kate Bush Fan Podcast – New Episode! A very KT party!

In this episode, Seán is joined by Thomas Dunning as they travel from Dublin to London to attend the HomeGround party in the RVT. We talk Kate at the airport, meet up with the Homeground gang, talk to DJ Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast | 3 Comments

Kate Bush Fan Podcast – New minisode – The Sensual World (song)

In another shorter minisode, Seán looks at the story of how Kate slowly (and at times painfully) pieced together what would become one of her most celebrated works – her stunning 1989 masterpiece, The Sensual World! You can subscribe to … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast | 1 Comment

The 2017 HomeGround party is happening on September 22nd

HomeGround and KateBushNews.com are thrilled to confirm the details of the 2017 party:    This year’s event takes place on Friday 22nd September and once again, will be at the award-winning Royal Vauxhall Tavern in Vauxhall, London, SE1. This will … Continue reading

Posted in Homeground, Kate Bush news | 10 Comments

Paddy Bush to give music talk in Switzerland on September 21st!

Kate’s brother (and lifetime musical collaborator!) Paddy Bush, has let me know that he will be giving a talk in Aarau, Switzerland on the 21st September. The talk is entitled: “The Beauty and Complexity of Malagasy Music“. The venue, Forumschlossplatz, … Continue reading

Posted in Paddy Bush | Leave a comment

The Kate Bush Fan Podcast Minisode 1: Coffee Homeground

In the first of our shorter “minisode” podcasts we (randomly) throw the spotlight on one particular song – this time it’s Coffee Homeground! Seán discusses the tracks origins, it’s distinctive Brechtian feel, the possible influence of a very creepy short … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast, www.katebushnews.com | 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Kate!

Wishing Kate a very happy birthday celebration today! Thank you for the music and for always being you. Big hugs from Seán, Peter, Dave and Krys xxx

Posted in Kate Bush news | 1 Comment

The Kate Bush Fan Podcast Episode 4: Des gemmes cachées du Kate Bush!

In this episode Seán is joined on the phone by Tristan in France and they discuss a selection of Kate’s less well-known but nevertheless interesting b-sides and rarer tracks. We also indulge in some very geeky collectors chat. Kate’s French and … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast | 2 Comments

The Kate Bush Fan Podcast Episode 3: The Most Wuthering Heights Podcast Ever!

This episode is a celebration of Kate’s debut single, the classic song Wuthering Heights! Seán chats to participants at the Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever in Dublin (see the video below featuring hundreds of “Cathys”!) and he explores the story … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast, Kate Bush news | Leave a comment

The Kate Bush Fan Podcast – Episode 2: My Life as a Fan

Our second episode is an excuse to take a look at the chronology of Kate’s career through the eyes of a fan who was there from the start – Paul Thomas. Paul chats on the phone to Seán about the … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush news | Leave a comment

The Kate Bush Fan Podcast – Episode 1: A Kate Miscellany – out now!

For our first full podcast episode, Seán and Dave Cross of HomeGround Magazine present each other with a selection of random artefacts and moments from Kate’s almost 40 year career and chat briefly about each one. Just a small dip … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast | 11 Comments

The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever returns July 15th – global events list here!

It’s back! The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever – after thousands around the world took part last year, 2017 sees even more events planned for this breezy moment of Kate-inspired outdoor fun. The inspiration for the event began when in … Continue reading

Posted in Fans | 4 Comments

The Kate Bush Fan Podcast – coming soon! Listen to our teaser episode!

We’re delighted to let you know that this site will soon begin regular publication of a podcast for all fans of Kate Bush to listen to – The Kate Bush Fan Podcast from KateBushNews.com and HomeGround Magazine. You can subscribe … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush Fan Podcast, www.katebushnews.com | Leave a comment

Kate is guest editor of “The Mays” anthology from Cambridge and Oxford students!

Kate has guest edited the 25th edition of “The Mays”. Since 1992, The Mays has published an annual selection of the best and most exciting new writing and artwork from students at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. Previous guest … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush news | 7 Comments