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News about the music and career of Kate Bush

The 2017 HomeGround party is happening in September!!!

HomeGround and KateBushNews.com are thrilled to announce: Sunset – The Kate Bush Party 2017! When? Friday 22nd September 2017, 9pm – 3am Where? The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, London SE11 5HY ‘All Kate, all night’ HomeGround and KateBushNews.com … Continue reading

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Brisbane in June hosts “In the Warm Room: The Music of Kate Bush 1978-1980”

IN THE WARM ROOM: The Music Of Kate Bush 1978-1980 The Queensland Cabaret Festival 2017 (based in Brisbane, Australia) is presenting a major concert work based on Kate’s music on Friday 9th June 2017. Working with local creative production house Electric … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn already certified GOLD in the UK!

Kate’s new live album, Before the Dawn, was certified Gold today by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) – achieving sales in excess of 100,000 in the UK. Considering this is a triple CD and quadruple vinyl set, that’s really quite … Continue reading

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The HomeGround Audio Archive – 1978 now available

As an early minute Christmas present, the HomeGround Audio Archive for 1978 is now available from the Archive index page HERE. Heed the usual warning about the quality of some of this early material, but we hope you enjoy this … Continue reading

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Introducing the HomeGround Audio Archive

The HomeGround Editors have been collecting Kate related audio material since before the founding of the magazine in 1982. In fact the collecting began in 1979, the year after Kate’s debut with Wuthering Heights. The material, dating from 1978 to … Continue reading

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Heiðrik á Heygum – Faroese artist discusses Kate’s influence on his films and music

In between bouts of enjoying Before the Dawn here it’s nice to also keep you posted on what those who have been influenced by Kate are up to. One such artist is filmmaker and musician Heidrik á Heygum who hails from The … Continue reading

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Kate enters UK Album Charts at Number 4! Congratulations to the KT Fellowship!

We’re delighted to report that Kate has scored her 11th Top 5 album with Before the Dawn! Debuting last weekend as the top seller in the midweek update chart (robust pre-sales of the vinyl and CD versions greatly helped with … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn: New interviews, reviews, TV advertising – it’s all happening!

It’s the evening before Kate releases a new album – we REALLY don’t get to say that very often! As Before the Dawn already becomes available for download in Australia, New Zealand and Japan, we’ve been updating our Facebook page … Continue reading

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Guitarist David Rhodes discusses working on Before the Dawn!

David Rhodes, who played guitar on Kate’s Before the Dawn shows, has given a very detailed interview to the Super Deluxe Edition website about his experiences performing in the shows. Among other interesting pieces of information is the news that … Continue reading

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And Dream of Sheep video is released!

Kate has this morning released the full video for her new single And Dream of Sheep, as seen in the Before the Dawn shows. This follows yesterday’s fantastic BBC6Music interview with Kate (listen again here) and the world premiere radio … Continue reading

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No plans for a DVD of the shows, currently – Mojo Kate interview

While many thousands of people got the chance to see Kate’s Before the Dawn concerts in the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith in 2014, many, many more around the globe simply could not attend. Since it was revealed that the show had … Continue reading

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And Dream of Sheep single gets BBC Radio 2 premiere and is now available on iTunes worldwide!

Ken Bruce on BBC Radio 2 played the 2014 live recording of Kate’s And Dream of Sheep this morning, her new single. This airplay premiere was preceded by a clip from Sunday’s forthcoming BBC6Music interview with Kate, in which she discussed … Continue reading

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Mojo Magazine – Kate cover and 11-page Before the Dawn interview!

November 22nd sees the publication of the new Mojo Magazine with Kate gracing the cover. 11-page interview, folks! “It was exciting and very moving, very touching,” she says of the extravaganza. “The audiences came with us on that journey every … Continue reading

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The Guardian gives Before the Dawn album a 4-star review + Album of the Week

As review copies are released, The Guardian newspaper grants Before the Dawn a 4-star review. Alexis Petridis, who deems Kate’s live album the album of the week, writes: “…unlike most latterday live albums, it actually sounds like a band playing live. … Continue reading

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KEXP in the US have played a worldwide exclusive – FIVE tracks from Before the Dawn!

The KEXP radio station in Seattle, USA have played 5 full tracks from Before the Dawn this morning on the DJ El Toro show! No, we had no idea this was happening, it came as quite the surprise to fans. … Continue reading

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