Category Archives: Director’s Cut (album)

New (unheard) interview clip from Mark Radcliffe’s chat with Kate

Director’s Cut was Album of the Day on BBC Radio 6Music on Friday, and as well as songs from Kate’s new album, the coming week on the station will feature new parts of Mark Radcliffe’s interview with Kate that have … Continue reading

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Drowned in Sound 7/10

Andrzej Lukowski on music site Drowned in Sound: “Back then, in 1996, Britpop was at its lagery zenith and to some degree Bush appeared a relic of the golden age of AOR. Not that you’d find many with a bad … Continue reading

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Der Spiegel interviews “Grandmaster” Kate

The German weekly interviews the person they call “Pop Grandmaster Kate Bush” Read it here. SPIEGEL ONLINE: Do you know that you are revered by hip-hop titans like 2Pac, Wu-Tang Clan or Dr. Dre and many others? Bush: I am … Continue reading

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The other bad review: Yahoo Music 5/10

In Yahoo Music Jason Draper says: “Faced with ‘Director’s Cut’, you would, however, be forgiven for incredulously asking, “You’ve spent your time on this?” Deeper Understanding is “a mis-guided attempt at modification that results in this new version sounding more … Continue reading

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Director’s Cut round – up

Premier album of the week on Radio Helsinki …. 5/5 with the Slovak journal Kultura Pravda who describe it as “one of the best albums of this year” … More critical review from Swedish paper Svenska Dagbladet which thinks Rubberband … Continue reading

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Dutch newspaper interview with Kate

Yet another interview! This one is from the Dutch newspaper NRC-Handelsblad on the 12th May, so we’re a week late getting this one to you. Read a rough translation on our forum here.

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Kate set to storm the UK album charts!

We are very happy to report that Director’s Cut is No 1 in the UK midweek album sales chart, which means it is the best selling record in the UK after the first day of sales. Fantastic news! We must … Continue reading

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Don’t forget: BBC Radio 2 interview with Mark Radcliffe tonight

UPDATE: Listen again to this interview on the BBC iPlayer here. Kate is interviewed tonight, 11pm UK time, on BBC Radio 2 by Mark Radcliffe for his Music Club show.  Hear it live online here. “Mark Radcliffe devotes this week’s … Continue reading

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Scotsman: Four Stars

Great review by Fiona Shepherd in today’s Scotsman: “Ever the perfectionist, Kate Bush has revisited earlier songs, the first-time recordings of which didn’t reflect her original vision. The resulting revamps are satisfying, rounded – and occasionally bizarre …Kate Bush has … Continue reading

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Watch BBC Breakfast chat about Kate this morning

On today’s BBC Breakfast show, Emma B and Bernadette McNulty spoke about the continuing appeal of Kate. Watch it again here.

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French interview with Kate in Next Libération

This is from last week, so it slipped by us! Kate spoke to the French publication Next – Libération. from Google Translate: “You are working on some new songs? Yes, it’s like the pieces of Director’s Cut were children and had … Continue reading

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Four star review in today’s Metro “…a brilliantly fresh approach”

The Metro free-sheet paper in the UK and Ireland has ran a 4 star review from Arwa Haider who calls Director’s Cut: “a self-styled ‘remix’ album (with guests including Danny Thompson, Eric Clapton and Mica Paris) laced with heart-racing action.” … Continue reading

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Interview in Pitchfork Media

Kate’s interview with Ryan Dombal of Pitchfork media is now posted: “After more than 30 years of singular, forward-thinking music, Kate Bush is looking back. Sort of. The British iconoclast’s new album, Director’s Cut, re-imagines songs from her own The Sensual World (1989) … Continue reading

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Director’s Cut released in UK today! PLUS: TV and print ads campaign

Happy UK release day! It’s finally here, Director’s Cut is out in Kate’s home territory today. News from EMI: they will be running TV ads in the UK from today to support the release of Director’s Cut. Ads will be … Continue reading

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Independent: Plenty to Enjoy

Review by Simon Price in Sunday’s Independent: “Director’s Cut was greeted with reactions ranging between disappointment, bafflement and ridicule, before anyone had heard a note. On paper, it’s true, the prospects didn’t look promising … Taken on its own merits, however, there’s … Continue reading

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