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Posts about other artists who reference, work with or are in some way influenced by Kate Bush

Brisbane in June hosts “In the Warm Room: The Music of Kate Bush 1978-1980”

IN THE WARM ROOM: The Music Of Kate Bush 1978-1980 The Queensland Cabaret Festival 2017 (based in Brisbane, Australia) is presenting a major concert work based on Kate’s music on Friday 9th June 2017. Working with local creative production house Electric … 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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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 Bush inspired showcase from writer/director/composer Caleb Lane

Kate fan and writer/director/composer Caleb Lane has recently put together a demo reel of his work which we thought you might like to see. Caleb writes: “Kate has been a huge influence on me over the years and her music is almost … Continue reading

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What we’re listening to: The Yellow Project

Long time Kate Bush fans Paul Thomas and Tim Lloydsmith have produced the perfect ice-cold 80s infused synth soundtrack for these sticky Summer days. Here’s one track from the new EP “About Time” by The Yellow Project. Want to buy … Continue reading

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RIP Prince (1958–2016)

Update 22/4/16: Kate has posted a lovely message on her official site about Prince. A message for Prince from Kate… I am so sad and shocked to hear the tragic news about Prince. He was the most incredibly talented artist. … Continue reading

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RIP Jimmy Bain – bass player on The Dreaming album

We were saddened to hear this week of the passing of 68-year old Scottish bassist Jimmy Bain, who plays bass guitar on the songs Sat In Your Lap, Leave It Open, and Get Out Of My House from Kate’s 1982 album … Continue reading

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RIP David Bowie 1947 – 2016

We know that so many of you are saddened and shocked, like us, today. We’ll have more thoughts on the irreplaceable David Bowie, a profound inspiration to Kate, in a later update. As we said on our Facebook posting, we … Continue reading

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Molly Bloom’s odyssey in pots and photos….

Krys Fitzgerald-Morris (of HomeGround and fame!) has been involved in an interesting, Molly Bloom-related project that should be of some interest to fans of Kate’s songs The Sensual World and Flower of the Mountain. The wonderful ceramic artist, Claudia Clare … Continue reading

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Brian Bath – official site and KT Bush Band relaunched!

UPDATE 2016: Brian now maintains his own website here. Read about the KT Bush Band re-launching at their site here! Brian Bath, who played many of those guitar licks you remember from Kate’s early albums has his own band, “The Life … Continue reading

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‘Cloudbusting’ Kate tribute band get us in the Christmas mood!

Quite lovely! Read more about ‘Cloudbusting’, the Kate Bush tribute band currently getting raves in the Kate Bush fan community at their Facebook page, here.

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Big Boi discusses (again!) those Kate Bush collaboration rumours…

Big Boi from OutKast has long made it clear that he is determined to work with Kate. While his recent solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, didn’t ultimately include any work between the two, he remains optimistic. Here’s this excerpt from … Continue reading

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Kate writes foreword to new book by photographer Tim Walker

A little late with this news – Kate has written the foreword to a book of photographs by Tim Walker. Tim was responsible for much of the extraordinary booklet photography in the sumptuous Director’s Cut packaging last year. The book … Continue reading

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Updated: Carol Keogh, Irish singer and songwriter needs YOU!

Update: 8th December: Carol has hit her target with just one day to go! Thanks for indulging my effort here on the site. I hope you all check out her music and her new album when it’s ready next year. … Continue reading

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Stephen W Tayler, sound mixer on Kate’s most recent records, releases new solo album of original compositions

Stephen W Taler – ‘Ostinato’ album cover art We’re very excited to pass on the news that Stephen W Tayler, the multi-talented mix engineer and sound artist who has worked closely with Kate on ‘Director’s Cut’, ’50 Words For Snow’ … Continue reading

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