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News about the music and career of Kate Bush

fRoots magazine Summer 2019 explores Kate’s folk music influences!

Many of you will know that fRoots is a specialist music magazine published quarterly in the UK since 1979. It specialises in folk and world music, and features a compilation downloadable album with every issue, with occasional specials. Sadly, it … Continue reading

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Kate is NUMBER ONE on the UK vinyl singles chart with Cloudbusting!

UPDATE 7th June: Kate is now number 1 for 2 weeks running! Forget your push-button digital downloads, way-too-easy streaming and oh-so-convenient iTunes libraries – UK fans have FLOCKED to actual bricks-and-mortar record stores (mostly FOPP and HMV) and have propelled … Continue reading

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12″ Cloudbusting picture disc is out on Friday!

What is it? Kate has decided to release a (rather lovely) new 12″ picture disc of Cloudbusting, issued through selected record stores around the world on Friday May 24th. The disc features the original imagery from both the 1986 Cloudbusting … Continue reading

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Cloudbusting released as 4-track 12” picture disc on 24th May!

Update: An almost complete list of participating retailers is now up on Kate’s official site.  More updates: Kate’s new picture disc release is popping up for pre-order in more international outlets, Tower Records in Dublin had it online but their … Continue reading

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Before The Dawn Podcast Part 3 – Kate’s Triumph!

In this final part of his trilogy of episodes on Kate’s phenomenal Before The Dawn shows, Seán revisits the impact and lasting legacy of Before The Dawn. All the excitement, ecstatic reviews, historic album chart success, celebrity attendees, awards, acclaim … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn Podcast – Part 2 – The Show!

The second of Seán’s 3-part series of Kate Bush Fan Podcasts about Kate’s phenomenal Before the Dawn shows is now uploaded! It’s a good one!! This 90-minute episode takes the listener right through her opening night performance on 26th August … Continue reading

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Kate’s 1979 Tour – it’s been 40 Years!

IT’S BEEN 4O YEARS! Kate’s extraordinary first tour, 1979’s Lionheart Tour, also known as the Tour of Life, kicked off 40 years ago this evening! Did you get to see one of the shows? Enjoy these stunning images from the … Continue reading

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Update: APRIL FOOL! Kate among artists approached to join parliamentary committee

UPDATE: APRIL FOOL! None of the story below is true…but like many of you, we sort of wish it was! Thanks for taking the joke in the spirit intended 🙂 It has been reported that Kate is among a group … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 6Music Makes The Other Sides their Album of the Day!

From their website: “Our Album Of The Day is The Other Sides, Kate Bush‘s new collection of remixes, b-sides, rare tracks and covers, including the likes of Sexual Healing, Rocket Man and Candle In The Wind. Hear selections from the … Continue reading

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New Kate Bush Remastered ad spot as The Other Sides is released!

 Kate has issued a NEW ad for the Kate Bush Remastered CD Collections which features some highlighted tracks from the remastered albums and from The Other Sides – the 4 CD set which is out in Ireland, the UK … Continue reading

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Gered Mankowitz publishing “Kate Bush: Symphony of You” photo book

Following on from the recent publication of his massive book of Kate photographs, Wow, photographer Gered Mankowitz is releasing an altogether more affordable collection of his iconic photos of Kate in September 2019. You can pre-order it here.  From the … Continue reading

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Kate writes about The Other Sides track – The Man I Love

Kate releases her new 4 CD collection of rarities, The Other Sides, this Friday 8th March. She continues to add occasional notes about the included songs to her official site and has made the video of The Man I Love … Continue reading

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Kate writes about The Other Sides tracks – Experiment IV and Under The Ivy

In the run up to the March 8th release of Kate’s new 4 CD rarities selection, The Other Sides, she has been selecting tracks to write short anecdotal notes about on her official site. Having written about Rocket Man (see … Continue reading

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Hounds of Love album sleeve part of Windmill Lane “vinyl walkway” in Dublin!

A “vinyl walkway” of 21 of the most famous albums recorded at the Windmill Lane studio in Dublin was unveiled at the site of the original studio this week. It celebrates the musical history of the original docklands location of … Continue reading

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The Other Sides rarities CD set released on March 8th! Rocket Man video released!

Kate’s 4 CD remastered collection of rarities, b-sides, cover versions and 12″ mixes, The Other Sides, will be released separately on March 8th – you can pre-order it now. It has previously only been available in the Kate Bush Remastered … Continue reading

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