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About Seán

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

Sharon Horgan talks about what it might be like to meet Kate

Writer and actress Sharon Horgan, famous for the sitcom Catastrophe with Rob Delaney,  talks about her love of Kate’s music in this clip from BBC 6 Music. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05rjz66

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Kate sends Christmas message to her fans!

Kate has posted a Christmas message to all her fans on her official site. Happy Christmas to you and all your loved ones, Kate! xxx

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Uncut Magazine reissue their “Ultimate Guide” on Kate for her 40th Anniversary

A newly updated and revised edition of Uncut Magazine’s Ultimate Music Guide to Kate Bush is now available in the UK and Ireland to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of “Wuthering Heights”, which takes place in January 2018. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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