Category Archives: Aerial

“Very self-indulgent”: Strange Things Are Happening

David Flint doesn’t (yet) like Kate’s new album. But then he does describe Aerial as “two CD’s worth of generally forgettable music” so perhaps we shouldn’t hold our breath: “I reserve the right to completely change my mind about 50 Words … Continue reading

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Writer Aimee Bender on ‘A Coral Room’

    Writer Aimee Bender was asked by Granta Magazine to choose five songs or pieces of music which are important to her, and which bring back particularly salient memories. Her fifth choice was Kate’s ‘A Coral Room’ from Aerial. From Granta Online: “Well. … Continue reading

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Official Kate Bush Youtube channel and Twitter account announced!

Kate’s official Youtube channel was announced today on her official Facebook page. We’ve seen this being put together over the last few months with good quality videos being constantly added – worth checking out here. Kate’s new Twitter profile can be … Continue reading

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Aerial news round-up

The King of The Mountain video, and Aerial TV ads can be seen at – Kate’s excellent official website…the heavyweight double vinyl release of Aerial was released just before Christmas 2005, it comes with the stunning big 24-page booklet…the … Continue reading

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Japanese reissues released in UK and Aerial sheet music out now

Hello all, we’re sure you are all still immersed in the Aerial album like everyone else, for an update on this website’s activities since the album release please read the forum posting (from Bfenby) . We still have no news of … Continue reading

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Aerial nominated for a South Bank Show award!

The annual South Bank Show awards are the only British awards to cover all areas of the arts including pop, film, dance and opera. The awards ceremony takes place at London’s Savoy Hotel on Friday 27th January. Aerial is one of three … Continue reading

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Aerial – vinyl version is ready!!

From Kate’s official site: “The double-vinyl version of ‘Aerial’ should be in the shops from this Saturday (17th December) – beautifully packaged in a gatefold sleeve with large 24-page colour booklet.” Great news! At last fans can add this to … Continue reading

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Aerial achieves platinum album status after just 4 weeks!

Peter & Krys at HomeGround have been told by EMI today that Aerial has reachedPlatinum status in the UK just four weeks after release; this represents sales of 300,000 units. Aerial has achieved this award faster than either The Red … Continue reading

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Aerial news round-up plus fake birds on billboard!

Don’t worry – I’m not forgetting the round-up of the Kate news when we’ll be taking a look at how Aerial is being received worldwide (it has hit no 2 in the combined European chart!), I am working on it … Continue reading

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Aerial enters the UK Album Charts at number 3!

Aerial has entered the UK album charts at number 3 – the second highest new entry after Il Divo (who went straight in at number 1). Westlife claim the number 2 position. The album is now a critical and commerical smash … Continue reading

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KBC sends letter from Kate to subscribers

Kate has sent out a personalised letter to people on the KBC (Kate Bush Club) database, thanking them for making Aerial a success. (thanks to Roberto for scanning his…) She has also updated her official site:

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Album selling very well! Single stays in UK Top Ten. Kate’s official site launches.

Aerial has been flying off the shop shelves in the UK with only Il Divo and possibly Westlife capable of outselling Kate by the weekend according to midweek chart predicitions. There have been many reports of shops simply selling out … Continue reading

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Dutch launch party

In the Netherlands EMI has organised an Aerial launch party on Wednesday 2nd November, 19.30 in the FAME music store in the Kalverstraat Amsterdam. See the Dutch offical site here and hear some great birdsong too. Update – this event was unfortunately cancelled.

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King Of The Mountain enters the UK chart at Number 4!

It’s official! Kate’s new single has entered the charts at number 4, it’s a smash hit folks. This is Kate’s 3rd most successful single ever after Running Up That Hill and Wuthering Heights. It is also now her 25th Top … Continue reading

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King of the Mountain – HUGE single news round-up

King Of The Mountain is today in at number 4 on the CD:UK chart on ITV…meanwhile the video has been discussed at Contact Music here…the single has entered theIrish charts at number 13…Kate’s new single has been a smash hit on alternative … Continue reading

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