Category Archives: Other artists

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

Edinburgh Fringe show, “An evening without Kate Bush” is running now!

Thanks to Kevin Wilson for letting us know about this show. From the press release: “The chaotic cabaret cult, AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH is here! Enter Strange Phenomena, howl with the The Hounds Of Love and dance on the … Continue reading

Posted in Other artists | 1 Comment

Over 2,000 Canadian children colour a Kate Bush inspired music video!

This is absolutely brilliant. For her cover of Running up that Hill, Los Angeles artist Meg Myers decided to make a music video that would bring the song into Crayola colour. With the help of 2,130 school children from Edmonton, … Continue reading

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

Neil Hannon (Divine Comedy) talks to HMV podcast about his inspiration: Kate Bush

My Inspiration is a new podcast series from HMV in which they give musicians, actors, filmmakers and producers the chance to take a welcome break from talking about themselves and instead talk about their greatest inspiration. For their first episode, … Continue reading

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

Midge Ure talks about Kate’s ‘Sister and Brother’ vocals

In the January 2019 edition of Classic Pop (out now – see their site here for details), Scottish singer Midge Ure was asked about the time Kate recorded backing vocals on his 1988 track, Sister and Brother. In 1982, Midge had … Continue reading

Posted in Kate Bush news, Other artists | Leave a comment

Christine & The Queens add Wuthering Heights to Rihanna cover on BBC Radio 1!

In a live version of Rihanna’s hit “Kiss it Better” yesterday in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, Christine and the Queens incorporated the chorus from Kate’s Wuthering Heights into the performance. See the video below.

Posted in Other artists, Radio | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Kate Bush news, Other artists | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Kate Bush news, Other artists | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Other artists | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Other artists | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Fans, Other artists | Leave a comment