Kate Bush

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Darren Hayes: A Coral Room by Kate Bush is the most perfect song of all time
When Bush returned after a 12-year career hiatus with a song about motherhood and death, it cracked the Savage Garden singer wide open – and gave him a roadmap for his own life

Darren Hayes as told to Janine Israel

29, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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UK’s top 10 singles of 2022 were all by British artists
A clean sweep led by Harry Styles was an ‘astonishing’ high note for the music industry – but the domination of older songs reflected the impact of streaming

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Kate Bush calls for end of war in Ukraine and voices support for striking NHS nurses
In her annual Christmas message, posted on her website, the musician also commented on the death of the Queen and the resurgence of her 1985 single Running Up That Hill

Laura Snapes

22, Dec, 2022 @11:44 AM

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From Bowie to Beyoncé: the gateway albums to get into the greatest artists
Keen to explore an artist’s oeuvre but overwhelmed by choice in today’s stream-heavy world? Fear not: from Joni to Fela, Madonna to Miles, our critics tell you which album to begin with

Guardian writers

19, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Make it pop! Do we really need the Beatles to sound new?
Classic songs are now remastered to compete with contemporary pop on streaming services. But what do we lose when Yellow Submarine is ‘de-mixed’ for generation playlist?

Eamonn Forde

02, Nov, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Running Up that Hill by Tom Doyle review – Kate Bush in pieces
A fragmentary guide to the musical genius offers fresh insights to the creative process – but the personal remains private

Caroline Sullivan

02, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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‘We sent Kate Bush a thank you letter’: how Utah Saints made Something Good
‘Hardware in 1992 was very basic. We had to pitch-bend Kate’s vocal it to keep it in time, which is why it goes “oo-oo-aye”’

George Bass

01, Aug, 2022 @12:52 PM

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Kate Bush praises Brisbane choir’s ‘utterly wonderful’ Running Up That Hill cover
Pub Choir cover of song, back in the charts thanks to Stranger Things, gets thumbs up from singer, who told them ‘I love it so much’

Sian Cain

14, Jul, 2022 @2:37 AM

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That syncing feeling: how Stranger Things supercharged the music industry
The chart success of first Kate Bush and now Metallica thanks to ‘syncs’ in Stranger Things shows how TV shows and TikTok are increasingly crucial for heritage acts

Eamonn Forde

12, Jul, 2022 @9:39 AM

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‘Aphex Twin pours water on my meltdowns’: Guardian readers on the songs that soothe them
Donald Trump is reportedly calmed by a blast of Memory from Cats – but our readers prefer Radiohead and Miles Davis

Guardian readers, Ben Morris, and Clea Skopeliti

01, Jul, 2022 @11:52 AM

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‘An old strain of English magic had returned’: stars on why they fell in love with Kate Bush
As a new generation continues to discover her via Running Up That Hill, musicians including Sharon Van Etten and Brian Molko reveal how the singer changed their lives

As told to Rachel Aroesti

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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