Discography

Kate Bush UK Discography

At some stage I’ll compile a far more complete (and better presented!) discography, but since I went to the trouble of putting this together I thought I’d leave it in the site for now :)

UK SINGLES

Note: To see the picture sleeves of all of these singles we recommend The Single File web-site.

Cat. No. Title Other Information
EMI EMI 2719 WUTHERING HEIGHTS / KITE 7″, Jan ’78, Reached UK No.1
EMI EMI 2806 THE MAN WITH THE CHILD IN HIS EYES / MOVING 7″, May ’78, Reached UK No.6
EMI EMI 2887 HAMMER HORROR / COFFEE HOMEGROUND 7″, Nov ’78, Reached UK No.44
EMI EMI 2911 WOW / FULLHOUSE 7″, Mar ’79, Reached UK No.14
EMI MIEP 2991 ON STAGE EP: THEM HEAVY PEOPLE / DON’T PUSH YOUR FOOT ON THE HEARTBRAKE / JAMES AND THE COLD GUN / L’AMOUR LOOKS SOMETHING LIKE YOU 7″, Sept ’79, Reached UK No.10, also released in gatefold edition.
EMI EMI 5058 BREATHING / THE EMPTY BULLRING 7″, April ’80, Reached UK No.16
EMI EMI 5085 BABOOSHKA / RAN-TAN WALTZ 7″, June ’80, Reached UK No.5
EMI EMI 5106 ARMY DREAMERS / DELIUS / PASSING THROUGH AIR 7″, Sept ’80, Reached UK No.16
EMI EMI 5121 DECEMBER WILL BE MAGIC AGAIN / WARM & SOOTHING 7″, Nov ’80, Reached UK No.29, Non-LP track.
EMI EMI 5201 SAT IN YOUR LAP / LORD OF THE REEDY RIVER 7″, June ’81, Reached UK No.11
EMI EMI 5296 THE DREAMING / DREAMTIME 7″, July ’82, Reached UK No.48
EMI EMI 5350 THERE GOES A TENNER / NE T’ENFUIS PAS 7″, Nov ’82, did not chart.
EMI KBS 1 THE SINGLE FILE – BOX SET 13 x 7″ box set , Jan ’84, c/w lyric booklet.
EMI KB 1 RUNNING UP THAT HILL / UNDER THE IVY 7″, August ’85, also in gatefold sleeve, Reached UK No.3
EMI 12 KB 1 RUNNING UP THAT HILL (12″ mix) / UNDER THE IVY / RUNNING UP THAT HILL (Instrumental) 12″, August ’85
EMI KB 2 CLOUDBUSTING / BURNING BRIDGE 7″, Nov ’85, Reached UK No.20
EMI 12KB 2 CLOUDBUSTING (Organon Mix) / BURNING BRIDGE / MY LAGAN LOVE 12″, Nov ’85
EMI KB 3 HOUNDS OF LOVE / THE HANDSOME CABIN BOY 7″, Feb ’86, Reached UK No.18
EMI 12KB 3 ALTERNATIVE HOUNDS OF LOVE / JIG OF LIFE / THE HANDSOME CABIN BOY 12″, Feb ’86
EMI KB 4 THE BIG SKY / NOT THIS TIME 7″, May ’86, Reached UK No.37,
EMI KBP 4 THE BIG SKY / NOT THIS TIME (picture disc) 7″, May ’86
EMI 12KB 4 THE BIG SKY (Meteorological Mix)/ NOT THIS TIME / THE MORNING FOG 12″, May ’86
EMI KB 5 EXPERIMENT IV / WUTHERING HEIGHTS (New Vocal) 7″, Oct ’86, Reached UK No.23, from The Whole Story album
EMI 12 KB 5 EXPERIMENT IV (12″ Mix) / WUTHERING HEIGHTS (New Vocal) / DECEMBER WILL BE MAGIC AGAIN 12″, Oct ’86
EMI EM 102 THE SENSUAL WORLD / WALK STRAIGHT DOWN THE MIDDLE 7″, Sept ’89, Reached UK No.12, same tracks on cassette single (EMI TCEM 102)
EMI 12EM 102 THE SENSUAL WORLD (Album version) / THE SENSUAL WORLD (Instrumental version) / WALK STRAIGHT DOWN THE MIDDLE 12″, Sept ’89, double groove edition with the A-side alternating between album & instrumental versions!
EMI CDEM 102 THE SENSUAL WORLD (Album version) / THE SENSUAL WORLD (Instrumental version) / WALK STRAIGHT DOWN THE MIDDLE CD, Sept ’89
EMI EM119 THIS WOMAN’S WORK/ BE KIND TO MY MISTAKES 7″, Nov ’89, Reached UK No.25, same tracks on cassette single (EMI TCEM 119)
EMI EMPD 119 THIS WOMAN’S WORK/ BE KIND TO MY MISTAKES 7″, picture disc, limited edition, Nov ’89
EMI 12EM 119 THIS WOMAN’S WORK/ BE KIND TO MY MISTAKES / I’M STILL WAITING 12″, Nov ’89, also poster bag edition
EMI CDEM 119 THIS WOMAN’S WORK/ BE KIND TO MY MISTAKES / I’M STILL WAITING CD, Nov ’89
EMI EMI 134 LOVE AND ANGER / KEN 7″, Feb ’90, also gatefold, Reached UK No.38, same tracks on cassette (EMI TCEM 134)
EMI 12EMI 14 LOVE AND ANGER / KEN / THE CONFRONTATION / ONE LAST LOOK AROUND THE HOUSE BEFORE WE GO… 12″, Feb ’90
EMI CDEM 134 LOVE AND ANGER / KEN / THE CONFRONTATION / ONE LAST LOOK AROUND THE HOUSE BEFORE WE GO… CD, Feb ’90
Mercury TRI 2 ROCKET MAN / CANDLE IN THE WIND 7″, Sept ’91, poster sleeve, Reached UK No.12, from Elton John tribute album “Two Rooms” also cassette single
Mercury TRIX 2 ROCKET MAN / CANDLE IN THE WIND / CANDLE IN THE WIND (Instrumental) 12″, Sept ’91
Mercury TRICD 2 ROCKET MAN / CANDLE IN THE WIND / CANDLE IN THE WIND (Instrumental) CD Digipak, Sept ’91
EMI EM 280 RUBBERBAND GIRL / BIG STRIPEY LIE 7″ Sept ’93, Reached UK No.12, also cassette (EMI TCEM 280)
EMI 12 EMPD 280 RUBBERBAND GIRL (Extended Mix) / RUBBERBAND GIRL / BIG STRIPEY LIE 12″ picture disc, Sept ’93
EMI CDEM 280 RUBBERBAND GIRL (Extended Mix) / RUBBERBAND GIRL / BIG STRIPEY LIE CD, Sept ’93
EMI TCEM 297 MOMENTS OF PLEASURE / MOMENTS OF PLEASURE (Instrumental) Cassette single, Nov ’93, Reached UK No.26, no 7″ release issued
EMI 12EMP 297 MOMENTS OF PLEASURE / MOMENTS OF PLEASURE (Instrumental) / HOME FOR CHRISTMAS 12″ poster sleeve, Nov ’93
EMI CDEM 297 MOMENTS OF PLEASURE / SHOW A LITTLE DEVOTION / DECEMBER WILL BE MAGIC AGAIN / EXPERIMENT IV CD, Nov ’93
EMI CDEMS 297 MOMENTS OF PLEASURE / DECEMBER WILL BE MAGIC AGAIN / EXPERIMENT IV CD Box set, c/w 4 prints, Nov ’93
EMI EM316 THE RED SHOES / YOU WANT ALCHEMY 7″, April ’94, Reached UK No.21, also cassette (EMI TCEM 316)
EMI CDEMS 316 THE RED SHOES / YOU WANT ALCHEMY / CLOUDBUSTING (Video Mix) / THIS WOMAN’S WORK CD, April ’94
EMI CDEM 316 SHOEDANCE (The Red Shoes Dance Mix) / THE BIG SKY / RUNNING UP THAT HILL (12″ Version) CD, April ’94
EMI EMPD 355 AND SO IS LOVE / RUBBERBAND GIRL (US Mix) 7″, picture disc, with large fly poster, Oct ’94, Reached UK No.26, also casette (EMI TCEM 355)
EMI CDEM 355 AND SO IS LOVE / RUBBERBAND GIRL (US Mix) / EAT THE MUSIC (12″ Mix) CD, Oct ’94
EMI CDEMS 355 AND SO IS LOVE / RUBBERBAND GIRL (US Mix) / EAT THE MUSIC (12″ Mix) CD, Oct ’94, limited edition with 3 prints from Kate’s film The Line, The Cross & The Curve
CDEM674 KING OF THE MOUNTAIN CD, download, 7″ vinyl picture disc, Oct ’05
Digital DEEPER UNDERSTANDING Download only, April ’11
Digital WILD MAN Download only, Oct ’11
FPSPD003 LAKE TAHOE / AMONG ANGELS Limited Edition 10″ Vinyl Picture Disc,  April ’12
Digital RUNNING UP THAT HILL (A DEAL WITH GOD) 2012 REMIX Download only, reached UK number 6, August ’12

UK Albums

Cat. No. Title Other Information
EMI EMC 3223 The Kick InsideTHE KICK INSIDE LP/Cassette, Feb ’78, Reached UK No.3
EMI EMPC 3223 THE KICK INSIDE LP picture disc (1st and 2nd pressings issued)
FAME FA 3207 THE KICK INSIDE LP/Cassette reissue, Sept ’88, also CD (FAME FACD 3207)
EMI CDP 7460122 THE KICK INSIDE CD Oct ’90
EMI EMA 787 LionheartLIONHEART LP/Cassette, Nov ’78, LP with gatefold sleeve, Reached UK no.6
FAME FA 3094 LIONHEART LP/Cassette, reissue Oct ’88, also CD (FAME FACD 3094)
EMI CDP 7460652 LIONHEART CD
EMI EMA 794 Never For EverNEVER FOR EVER LP/Cassette, Sept ’80, LP with gatefold sleeve, Reached UK No.1
EMI CDP 7463602 NEVER FOR EVER CD, Oct ’90
EMI EMC 3419 The DreamingTHE DREAMING LP/Cassette, Sept ’82, Reached UK no.3
EMI CDP 7463612 THE DREAMING CD, March ’91
EMI KAB 1 Hounds Of LoveHOUNDS OF LOVE LP/Cassette, Sept ’85, Reached UK No.1
EMI CDP 7461642 HOUNDS OF LOVE CD, Sept ’85
EMI KBTV 1 The Whole StoryTHE WHOLE STORY LP/Cassette, gatefold sleeve, Nov ’86, Reached UK No.1
EMI CDKBTV 1 THE WHOLE STORY CD, Nov ’86
EMI EMD 1010 The Sensual WorldTHE SENSUAL WORLD LP/Cassette, Oct ’89, Reached UK No.2
EMI CDEMD 1010 THE SENSUAL WORLD CD, includes bonus track Walk Straight Down The Middle (as does above cassette issue) Oct ’89
EMI KBBX 1 This Woman's Work Box SetTHIS WOMAN’S WORK – ANTHOLOGY 1978-1990 9 LP box set, Oct ’90
EMI CKBBX 1 THIS WOMAN’S WORK – ANTHOLOGY 1978-1990 8 Cassette box set, Oct ’90
EMI CDKBBX 1 THIS WOMAN’S WORK – ANTHOLOGY 1978-1990 8 CD box set, Oct ’90
EMI EMD 1047 The Red ShoesTHE RED SHOES LP/Cassette, Oct ’93, Reached UK No.2, Tracklisting for The Red Shoes: click here.
EMI CDEMD 1047 THE RED SHOES CD, Oct ’93
EMI 7243 8 57978 2 8 HOUNDS OF LOVE – SPECIAL EDITION CD, June ’97, EMI 100 ANNIVERSARY EDITION, digitally remastered, new layouts, photos, six additional bonus tracks; The Big Sky (Meteorological mix), Running Up That Hill (12″ mix), Be Kind To My Mistakes, Under The Ivy, Burning Bridge and My Lagan Love, Introduction by Peter Fitzgerald-Morris, EMI booklet
?????? HOUNDS OF LOVE / THE KICK INSIDE Both LPs, ‘97, EMI 100 ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS, “The Vinyl Collection”, Direct Metal Mastered, thick vinyl 180gm, heavy quality sleeves, analogue cutting from analogue tapes
3439602 AerialAERIAL 2 CD, double vinyl, digital album, Nov ’05
FPCDX001 Director's CutDIRECTOR’S CUT Digital Album, Standard CD in a case-bound book, Deluxe CD (three disc package, including Director’s Cut, The Sensual World and re-mastered The Red Shoes) in a case-bound book and two-disc vinyl. May ’11
FPCD007 50 Words For Snow50 WORDS FOR SNOW Digital Album, CD in a case-bound book, and two-disc vinyl. November ’11

Other Non LP Tracks (Singles):

Cat. No. Artist & Title Other Information
CBS 8061 Lesley Duncan: SING CHILDREN SING / RAINBOW GAMES 7″, Nov ’79, Kate on vocals
Polydor POLO 5061 Zaine Griff:FLOWERS / TURN OUT THE LIGHT 7″, Sept ’82, Kate on vocals
EMI EMI 5142 Ray Shell: THEM HEAVY PEOPLE / THEM HEAVY PEOPLE (Instrumental) 7″, Feb ’81, Kate on backing vocals
Virgin PG2 Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush: DON’T GIVE UP / IN YOUR EYES 7″, Nov ’86, Duet, Reached UK No.9, also poster sleeve (Virgin PGSP 2)
Virgin PGS 212 Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush: DON’T GIVE UP / IN YOUR EYES / THIS IS THE PICTURE 12″, Nov ’86
The Sun AID 1 Ferry Aid: LET IT BE / LET IT BE (Gospel Jam Mix) 7″, April ’87, Reached UK No.1, various artists charity single features Kate
Chrysalis GOW6 Go West: THE KING IS DEAD / LITTLE CAESAR 7″, August ’87, Reached UK No. 67, features Kate on backing vocals, also 12″ (Chrysalis GOWX 6)
Virgin VS 1191 Various Artists: SPIRIT OF THE FOREST / SPIRIT OF THE FOREST (Instrumental) 7″, June ’89, Kate on vocals
Phonogram MER 408 Kate Bush & Larry Adler: THE MAN I LOVE / RHAPSODY IN BLUE (Edit) 7″/Cassette, July ’94, Reached UK No. 27
Phonogram MERCD 408 Kate Bush & Larry Adler: THE MAN I LOVE / RHAPSODY IN BLUE / RHAPSODY IN BLUE (Edit) CD, July ’94

Other Non LP Tracks (Albums):

Cat. No. Artist & Album Title Track Information
Charisma CDS 4019 Peter Gabriel: Peter Gabriel III LP/Cassette, Jun ’80, Reached UK No.1, features Kate on Games Without Frontiers & No Self Control
Virgin PGCD 3 Peter Gabriel: Peter Gabriel III CD, May ’87
Harvest SHVL 820 Roy Harper: Unknown Soldier LP/Cassette, April ’80, features Kate on You (The Game Part II)
Telstar STAR 2275 Various Artists: The Princes Trust Collection LP/Cassette, Dec ’85, features live version of Kate’s The Wedding List
Wea WX51 Comic Relief: Utterly, Utterly Live LP/Cassette, May ’86, Reached UK No.10, live album features Breathing and duet with Rowan Atkinson, Do Bears?
Phonogram MERH 87 Big Country: The Seer LP/Cassette, July ’86, Reached UK No.2, features Kate on The Seer
Phonogram 8268442 Big Country: The Seer CD, July ’86
EMI EMC 3529 Soundtrack: Castaway LP/Cassette, March ’87, includes Be Kind To My Mistakes (note: longer, different mix to the B-side which appears in 1989 with the This Woman’s Work single).
Virgin V2458 Various Artists: The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball – The Music LP/Cassette, Sept ’87, features Running Up That Hill performed live with Dave Gilmour.
Virgin CDV 2458 Various Artists: The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball – The Music CD, Sept ’87
IRS 6211 Soundtrack: She’s Having A Baby LP/Cassette, ’88 includes This Woman’s Work
Chrysalis CHR 1649 Midge Ure: Answers To Nothing LP/Cassette, Aug ’88, Reached UK No.30, features Kate on Brother & Sister
Chrysalis CCD 1649 Midge Ure: Answers To Nothing CD, Aug ’88
Mercury 8457491 Various Artists: Two Rooms Double LP/Casette, Sept ’91, Reached UK No.1, features Kate’s version of Elton John’s Rocket Man
Mercury 8457492 Various Artists: Two Rooms CD, Sept ’91
FDM36198-2 (1993 Disques Dreyfus). Alan Stivell: Again CD, ’93, features Kate on track Kimiad, singing backing vocals and on keyboards, track also produced by Kate
Milan 111242 Soundtrack: Brazil CD, May ’93, features Kate singing title track Brazil
MERCD 408 Various Artists: The Glory Of Gershwin CD, July ’94, features Kate’s duet with legendary harmonica player Larry Adler on The Man I Love
EMI BM PRMTV CD 1 Various Artists: Common Ground CD, Sept ’96, features Kate singing in Irish on Mná na hÉireann
CDEMD 1102 The Artist Formerly Known As Prince: Emancipation 3 x CD, Nov ’96, Kate features on My Computer on the third disc
UD 53122 Various Artists: Celtic Heartbeat Collection 2 CD, March ’98, features Kate’s version of Mná na hÉireann from the Common Ground project
LONDON 458 912-2 Michael Kamen: The Michael Kamen Soundtrack Album CD, June ’98, features alternate recording of Brazil from the Terry Gilliam movie.

Big thanks to The Duck for all the help with the discography section…

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