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Posts about Kate Bush related books and publications

“WOW – 35 years of Kate Bush” feature in Gay Times

Gay Times in the UK have been in touch to let us know that they have a nicely put together feature on Kate in their current issue (May 2013). From their press release: “Calling all Kate Bush fans! Gay Times, … Continue reading

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“The First Time I Heard Kate Bush” – new e-book available now!

Scott Heim, acclaimed author of “Mysterious Skin”, “We Disappear” and other novels has been editing a terrific series of e-books that focus on musicians telling about their “first time” hearing specific iconic artists. There are five in the initial series, … Continue reading

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Big Boi raves about Kate’s new album

Rolling Stone reports that rapper Big Boi seriously likes Kate’s new album: “The album, to me, is just very somber and very chill,” he says. “Knowing her music and being a fan, it’s very, very deep Kate Bush for me. It’s … Continue reading

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New Mojo magazine to feature interview with Kate!

Look out for the next edition of Mojo magazine. It should be out as early as next week. It will feature a brand new interview with Kate about 50 Words For Snow and the first actual review of the album! … 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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Q&A with Kate in the current Classic Rock magazine

The current edition of Classic Rock magazine has a Q&A with Kate. The magazine describes this interview as follows: “The first lady of art-rock on resurrecting the past, reclusiveness and the royal family.” Apparently Kate mentions that she is using … Continue reading

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Catch-up #4 Spin magazine gives Director’s Cut 9/10!

Spin magazine in the US has given Kate’s new album a glowing review and 9 out of 10 stars. We particularly love this summing up: “…the lustiest record in this ever-bodacious cougar’s canon.” We hope Spin is looking forward to … Continue reading

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Catch-up #1 Kate talks to Interview Magazine!

Hello! We’re back to the land of KB updates after our two week hangover from The Sensual Walk! We’ve missed out on telling you about a few happenings so here’s the first of several catch up posts! Kate has been … Continue reading

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Graeme Thomson reviews Director’s Cut in Word Magazine

“Radical reinvention and unfettered weirdness.” Graeme Thomson has written an enthusiastic review of Director’s Cut for Word Magazine. He has provided a scan of the article at his blog here. Graeme wrote the well-received 2010 biography of Kate, ‘Under The … Continue reading

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HomeGround’s Dave Cross writes a piece on Kate for Boyz Magazine!

Here’s a bit of an exclusive for you all. Dave Cross (yup, that guy who you see in the ‘About Us’ pics) has put together this nice feature on Kate and the new album for the UK gay magazine Boyz … Continue reading

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Kate hints at return to live stage in MOJO interview

From a Press Association report on the MOJO interview: But in a new interview with Mojo magazine to mark her comeback, the 52-year-old put her years of silence on the touring circuit down to the sheer exertion of the ordeal. … Continue reading

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Q Magazine review Director’s Cut: “Succeeds….by thrusting some of her most powerful songs back into the limelight.”

The June issue of Q Magazine (out in May) features a four-star review of Director’s Cut by Paul Moody. “…even for this most unpredictable of artists, the follow-up to 2005′s Aerial is a creative curveball. A reworking of 11 tracks … Continue reading

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Bits and bobs

Thanks for the feedback on the new site, I’m glad you’ve been enjoying it. The video section has been very popular, I find myself spending time there too! It’s nice that you’ve been using the site to check out bands … Continue reading

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First excerpt from new Kate Bush biography released, plus Kate on cover of Uncut Magazine

Graeme Thompson has published the first extract from his new biography of Kate,“Under the Ivy: The Life & Music of Kate Bush” on the book’s blog page. This very interesting extract covers the Aerial recording sessions with insights from Peter Erskine, … Continue reading

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Kate salutes the career of Peter Gabriel in new Mojo Magazine

Older news I missed, sorry! Kate pays tribute to her friend Peter Gabriel in the April edition of MOJO magazine. “The art-rock guru looks back on his astonishing 40-year career. From fronting progressive masters Genesis to solo pop success, his is … Continue reading

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