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News about the music and career of Kate Bush

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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Kate releases And Dream of Sheep (2014 version) as a single on Friday!

Kate has this evening announced that ‘And Dream of Sheep‘ will be released as a single on 18th November and will be available to download from 11.30am on Friday morning! Those who attended the shows in 2014 will recall the … Continue reading

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New version of “π” recorded by Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sophie von Otter

Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sophie von Otter‘s new album called ‘So Many Things’, released last week, includes a cover of  Kate’s 2005 song π arranged for voice and string quartet as its opening track. Thanks to Chris Butler for letting us know. … Continue reading

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Kate speaks! New interview with Kate about Before the Dawn on BBC6Music

We’d been hoping this would happen and here’s the confirmation: BBC Radio 6 Music today announces it will broadcast a world exclusive hour-long interview with Kate talking to Matt Everitt to promote Kate’s upcoming release on November 25th of her … Continue reading

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King of The Mountain (Live) on BBC radio gets huge reaction. Digital single is released!

“SWEET JESUS, THAT’S AMAZING!” was the immediate on-air reaction from DJ Shaun Keaveny on BBC6Music this morning after he played the full 8-minute live version of King of the Mountain (Live) at 7.40am. Joined in studio by Matt Everitt, the … Continue reading

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