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Interview with Alison Stewart in the Washington Post

Freelance writer Alison Stewart telephone interview with Kate appears in today’s Washington Post: “In the ’70s and ’80s Bush released a series of dreamy, sexy art-folk albums credited with influencing PJ Harvey, Fiona Apple, Bjork and just about any significant … Continue reading

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“Only Kate Bush could get away with this”: Chicago Tribune

3/4 Curiously from Greg Kot music critic of the Chicago Tribune, and another one who isn’t so sure about Sir Elton or Mr. Fry: “Since the late ‘70s, Bush has been the sole occupant of her little corner of the … Continue reading

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“Quietly beautiful”: Daily Telegraph

Five Stars from Helen Brown in the Daily Telegraph: “50 Words for Snow should be heard standing alone at icy window panes, gazing out. Its seven long, snow-themed songs swirl around a delicate core of Bush and her piano … dreamy, … Continue reading

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“Tinkles, drifts and groans in thematic vignettes”: West Australian

4 stars from Michael Dwyer in the West Australian. Another one who doesn’t like Sir Elton: “the subtlest album of her sparse catalogue … the avalanche part of an album that tinkles, drifts and groans in thematic vignettes which hang heavy … Continue reading

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“A proper artist”: Daily Express

5/5 from Simon Gage in the Daily Express: “From the beautiful, poetic low-key first track Snowflake, you can expect to take a typically eccentric journey through a snowy landscape that only Kate could come up with. The tracks are long, the … Continue reading

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“Odd, beautiful, and quite unlike anything else”: The Times

Four stars from Will Hodgkinson in The Times (behind the paywall): “50 Words For Snow goes beyond good taste, because it is as intriguing and eccentric as it is restrained … Through an artistic process Bush is bringing us up close to … Continue reading

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Kate interviewed by Andy Gill in the Independent and gives five star review

Andy Gill, whom we remember from the inkie era way back when, interviews Kate for the Independent: “I have a theory that there are still parts of our mental worlds that are still based around the age of between five … Continue reading

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“Extraordinary business as usual”: The Guardian

Five star very happy review from Alexis Petrides at The Guardian: “There are many peculiar things about Kate Bush’s 50 Words for Snow. If it’s not strictly speaking a Christmas album, it’s certainly a seasonal one, and the seasonal album … Continue reading

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New interview in Finland’s Helsingin Sanomat ‘Nyt’ magazine

A new Finnish interview with Kate comes out tomorrow, featuring Kate on the cover of Nyt magazine. It’s the weekly magazine supplement that comes with every Friday edition of the biggest Finnish newspaper – Helsingin Sanomat. (with thanks to Pekka)    

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First Reactions to the Album News

A new Kate album is an event … | BBC | BBC America | Sky News | | The Press Association | The Guardian 2 | The Guardian 1 | Daily Mirror | Irish Times | Metro | Huffington Post | | Rolling … Continue reading

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Australian newspaper article – possible new album news?

The Sydney Star Observer has ran an interview with the company chair of EMI Music Australia, Mark Poston. Towards the end of the piece, it is mentioned that Poston anticipates a new Kate Bush album in the second half of … Continue reading

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Kate’s only tour

The Guardian seems to be on a roll Kate-wise. Also on Friday a slide show from the 1979 tour and an interview with two people who took part.

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Top Ten Reasons to Love Kate Bush

From Daiana Feuer in todays’s LA Weekly: “Kate Bush is one of the most important female musicians of all time. As an innovator and producer of her own sound, she’s sort of like the female Prince. It’s about the unitard. It’s … Continue reading

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Director’s Cut: Italian media round-up!

Antonello has sent us a round-up of reports and mentions for Kate’s new album that have been surfacing in Italy. They are mostly very receptive of Kate’s latest work, though a couple of them just report the official Fish People … 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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