Kate Bush has been ‘discovered’ by a younger generation of fans, proving that her music has a timeless appeal.
Running Up That Hill had a prominent moment in the new season of Netflix’s Stranger Things – and now it’s being played on commercial radio and being discovered by a younger audience.
Kim Gordon at Supersonic festival, 2012.
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Historically, men have done most of the talking and writing about music. A new collection of essays, taking its title from a Kate Bush song, invites women writers to reflect on female musical muses.
Ethereal talent: Kate Bush.
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Kate Bush follows Joan Armatrading as the second female singer-songwriter to receive this honour in 2020.
In Hounds of Love, Kate Bush’s extraordinary vocal performances are the musical equivalent of speaking in tongues. There are few more thrilling, literate, and ambitious works of popular music.
Red shoes, blue soul?
The backlash against the singer’s warm words for Theresa May are a reminder of a certain kind of intolerance.
So the reviews are in. Kate Bush’s return to the stage wasn’t just good, it was very, very good. Phrases such as “unbelievable” (The Guardian), “Christmas-like hysteria” (journalist Caitlin Moran), “cutting…