Lucky fans in Sweden could attend a preview of the album on November 15th in Stockholm, read more at this Facebook page here….DJ Mark Radcliffe is also interviewing Kate f0r BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6, we’ll have broadcast times when we get them….Eamon Sweeney has interviewed Kate for the Irish Independent‘s Day & Night magazine due out on Friday November 18th, the day the album is released in Ireland. Eamon says “An immense privelege & honour to talk to her…(the album) gets lovelier every time I hear it too”….Canadian radio interview coming up also with Jian Ghomeshi on CBC Radio (no date yet)….the December issue of Clash Magazine gives the new album a 9/10 rating….a 4-star review of 50 Words For Snow has been published in in The List. Malcolm Jack writes “The sensual, seductive Bush dominates a sparse, wintery, piano-led slow-burner”….The Wire magazine gives a more mixed review, but says the album is “like a wintry riposte to the midsummer day of Aerial’….UK journalist Pete Paphides tweets this evening that the new album is “her best since Hounds of Love”….speaking of Twitter, journalists who have been given preview listens have been tweeting their enthusiasm for the album (“truly dreamy lush & gorgeous”, “very special”, “I’m hooked”, “tremendously lovely”, “the song with Elton John on is amazing”) you’ll find many of them in a fantastic and regularly updated listing of the media activity about 50 Words For Snow here on the site forum (thanks Louise!)….
I’m getting really impatient now. The reviews are so good…need…want…need…want…
The long wait has almost come to an end but…
what a long wait this is 😉
Thankyou for keeping us updated. 😉
It’s a wonder to have so much news about Kate Bush music these days.
NPR has the entire album available to listen to!