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    Kate Bush

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    Genre:Pop, Avantgarde, Rock
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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    6,105 4.7/5
    Don't Give Up lyrics
    Peter Gabriel in duet with Kate Bush
    2Never Be Mine lyrics
    3The Song Of Solomon lyrics
    4Running Up That Hill (Remix) lyrics
    5The Man With The Child In His Eyes lyrics
    6Bertie lyrics
    7Ne T'Enfuis Pas lyrics
    8Love And Anger lyrics
    Suspended In Gaffa lyrics
    10Feel It lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    4,449 4.5/5
    Aerial [2005]
    The Red Shoes [1993]
    The Kick Inside [1978]
    Hounds Of Love [1985]
    5The Dreaming [1982]
    6The Whole Story [1993]
    7Lionheart [1978]
    8Live At The Hammersmith Odeon 1979 [1982]
    9Never For Ever [1980]
    The Sensual World [1989]


    Kate Bush was born Catherine Bush in Bexley maternity hospital on
    Wednesday July 30th.1958. She grew up in Welling Kent and attended the
    nearby St. Joseph's Convent School at abbey wood. Her main creative
    influences as a child came from her two brothers, John Carder Bush,(Jay);
    who was a successful poet in the late sixties and Paddy Bush an
    accomplished musician, who still collects and plays unusual and obscure
    instruments from around the world.
    By the age of 14 Kate had already written many songs including
    The saxophone song and The man with the child in his eyes,(Which later
    would be the second single released from the album The Kick Inside, and
    reach number 5 in the UK singles chart!). Kate made demo tapes containing
    60 or more songs which she sent to the main record companies through a
    friend of the family Ricky Hopper. But Ricky also played one of these
    tapes to his friend Dave Gilmour, (singer and guitarist with Pink Floyd.);
    who was so impressed that he helped Kate record a demo tape at his home
    studio, (One of the tracks recorded then is Passing through air which was
    later released on the 'B' side of Army Dreamers in 1980). he later helped
    Kate to record a professional demo tape at AIR studios produced by Andrew
    Powell which he gave to Bob Mercer a general manager at EMI. One year
    later in 1976 She was signed to EMI.
    Kate's first single Wuthering Heights was released by EMI on 20th
    January 1978. To be followed on the 17th of February by her brilliant
    debut album, The Kick Inside. On March 7th Wuthering Heights went to
    number one in the UK singles chart. In November of the same year Kate
    released her second album Lionheart. Followed in April 1979 by her first
    and only, (To date); tour,The Tour of Life. In September of 1980 Kate
    released her third album Never for ever. On the previous two albums Kate
    had used the piano has her main instrument, hence the comparisons made
    between Tori Amos and Kate now. But by the release of Never for Ever
    Kate had started to use the Fairlight CMI and drum machines which she had
    been introduced to by Peter Gabriel. It was two years later that her
    forth album The Dreaming was released. On which she had Dave Gilmour
    doing backing vocals on Pull Out The Pin and Rolf Harris playing the
    didgeridoo on the title track. It was three years to the release of
    Kate's next album Hounds of Love side two was the 'concept' side title
    The ninth wave, seven tracks related to the experiences of a woman lost
    in the sea at night. The first track on side one and the first single of
    the album Running up that hill was originally going to be titled A deal
    with God but because it would not have got airplay in some countries
    because it had the word God in the title, it was retitled. On the 10th
    November 1986 The Whole Story compilation album was released, including
    the new vocal version of Wuthering Heights and the single Experiment IV.
    The video for which had a cast including Dawn French, Hugh Laurie, Peter
    Vaughan and Richard Vernon; and if I remember rightly, was banned from
    'Top of the Pops' because it might scare the kiddies!
    It was 1989 when the next album, 'The Sensual World' was released on
    which Dave Gilmour played guitar, Mick Karn,(Ex-Japan); played bass and
    The Trio Bulgarka add vocals. One Year later a limited edition box set
    This Woman's Work was released it contained all the albums up to The
    sensual world, (Excluding The Whole story.); plus two additional CDs,
    (CD version of course); This woman's work 1 and 2 1. featuring all the
    'B' sides. 2. Remixes and other none album tracks. In addition to this
    there was a glossy booklet and some stickers. Kate's most recent album to
    date The Red Shoes was released in 1993. With Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton,
    Prince, Lenny Henry, Nigel Kennedy and The Trio Bulgarka contributing.
    Kate also did a short film to go with it which was shown in cinemas.
    It is also worth mentioning that in 1994 EMI re-relased the 'Live at
    the Hammersmith Odeon' Video with the concert CD included.
    The above will give you some idea of Kate's history, but to find
    out Who Kate is, start by reading some of the interviews and of course
    listen to her work!

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