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

New Australian musical channels Kate’s Wuthering Heights in Melbourne Fringe

Ambushed is a new Australian musical brought to you by Adapt Productions as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival on 25th-27th and 29th-30th September. Tickets here. “Kate Bush sang about it, Emily Bronte wrote about it and a waitress celebrating … Continue reading

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In Memory of Lindsay Kemp 1938-2018

He taught me that you can express with your body – and when your body is awake so is your mind. He’d put you into emotional situations, some of them very heavy. Like he’d say, “right, you’re all going to … Continue reading

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Big Boi breaks down his favourite verse from Running Up That Hill

Big Boi from Outkast has long been one of the most vocal fans of Kate in the music world, taking part in the 2014 BBC documentary about her and tweeting in May 2017 about having had dinner with her, showing off … Continue reading

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Kate sends flowers to Tim Arnold and Lindsay Kemp performance

English singer-songwriter and musician, Tim Arnold, has recently collaborated on stage with mime artist Lindsay Kemp – a working partnership that was triggered by his lifelong interest in Kate’s work. Kate sent flowers to Tim and Lindsay last month when … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit release cover version of Running Up That Hill

Swedish folk duo, First Aid Kit, have just released a new studio cover version of Running up that Hill on Spotify.

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The War on Drugs win Best Rock Album at the Grammys with Kate Bush inspired album

The winner of last night’s Best Rock Album at the Grammys, The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding, has a small Kate Bush connection. In a previous interview, Adam Granduciel from the band said: “Recently, I went to the … Continue reading

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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 katebushnews.com 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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