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About Seán

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

KT Bush Band announce more upcoming gigs!

The re-launched KT Bush Band with original members Brian Bath and Vic King continue to make waves with more dates announced for 2016! Joined by Jodie May on vocal duty, Steve Bevan on Bass, and Robert L Gerrard on keyboards, … Continue reading

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The Kate Inside by Guido Harari launches in London

LAUNCH EVENT & MUSIC PERFORMANCE: If you’ve been following our Facebook page you will know that Guido Harari is launching the publication of his lavish book of photographs of Kate (1982-1993), The Kate Inside this month with a (fully booked out) … Continue reading

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What we’re listening to: The Yellow Project

Long time Kate Bush fans Paul Thomas and Tim Lloydsmith have produced the perfect ice-cold 80s infused synth soundtrack for these sticky Summer days. Here’s one track from the new EP “About Time” by The Yellow Project. Want to buy … Continue reading

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“Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever” event takes place worldwide on July 16th!

Norway, America, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Denmark, Netherlands, England, Sweden..are just some of the places taking part in The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever! The events will see organised “flash mobs” of people dressed in red dresses recreating the dance … Continue reading

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Glenys Groves, Tour of Life backing singer, publishes new memoir

Glenys Groves has published a new biography/memoir, “Ballads, Songs and Snatches” and included is a chapter about being on tour with Kate. Glenys was one of the two backing singers on Kate’s 1979 Tour of Life, along with the late … Continue reading

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Bloomsday, James Joyce, Kate and The Sensual World

Happy Bloomsday! I thought I’d re-publish this piece I wrote a few years back about Kate’s song, The Sensual World, as I know a lot of you particularly like to listen to it today – on June 16th. Of course … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn stage designer Dick Bird talks about working with Kate

In a new interview to promote his work on Scottish Opera’s The Mikado in the Forres Gazette, Kate’s stage designer for her Before the Dawn shows, Dick Bird, talks about working with her. From the article: International stage designer Dick Bird … Continue reading

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RIP Prince (1958–2016)

Update 22/4/16: Kate has posted a lovely message on her official site about Prince. A message for Prince from Kate… I am so sad and shocked to hear the tragic news about Prince. He was the most incredibly talented artist. … Continue reading

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Kate’s version of Mná na hÉireann featured in RTE’s “Centenary” performance

An excerpt from Kate’s version of Seán O’Riada’s Mná na hÉireann was featured in the ecstatically reviewed centrepiece of RTE’s Easter Rising 1916 commemorations: “Centenary”. As well as garnering a huge Irish TV audience, the entire production has been made available … Continue reading

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In Memorium – Deborah Priestley

The Kate Bush fan community was completely shocked and saddened this week to hear about the sudden passing of longtime fan Deborah Priestley. An exceptionally popular person, the shockwaves have been felt right across the globe and on hundreds of … Continue reading

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Kate signs open letter to David Cameron to help refugees in Calais

Kate, along with dozens of well-known people, has signed an open letter to UK Prime Minister David Cameron asking for a delay to the demolition of the Calais ‘Jungle’ to protect the children there. Those signing the petition include some … Continue reading

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KT Bush Band reforms with two original members – Brian Bath and Vic King!

This news has left us with a warm, nostalgic feeling! Two of the original members of the KT Bush Band are returning to the stage with a new band re-creating Kate’s very earliest performances in pubs and clubs in 1977, … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Australia to attempt world’s largest ever gathering of “Kate Bushes”!

On July 16th, Melbourne Australia will attempt the world’s largest ever gathering of “Kate Bushes”, attempting to beat Brighton’s 300+ strong spectacular in 2013. Wuthering Heights will be recreated and the costume is red dress / red stockings, black belt. As … Continue reading

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RIP Jimmy Bain – bass player on The Dreaming album

We were saddened to hear this week of the passing of 68-year old Scottish bassist Jimmy Bain, who plays bass guitar on the songs Sat In Your Lap, Leave It Open, and Get Out Of My House from Kate’s 1982 album … Continue reading

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Kate remembers the “beautiful soul”, David Bowie, in today’s Observer

Kate has written a tribute to David Bowie, along with a host of other notable fans and friends, in today’s edition of The Observer newspaper. Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Carlos Alomar, Gail Ann Dorsey, Julien Temple, Sadie Coles, Edwyn Collins, … Continue reading

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