Kate Bush

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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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‘The whole world’s gone mad!’ Kate Bush on Running Up That Hill’s success
Singer says she hadn’t listened to her song ‘for a really long time’ before it raced up the charts thanks to its inclusion in Stranger Things

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Kate Bush hits it off with a new generation of fans | Letters
Letter: Diane Silva is glad that classic songs are getting their due share of success and new fans

Letters

20, Jun, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Kate Bush reaches UK No 1 with Running Up That Hill after 37 years
Singer breaks multiple records with Stranger Things-revived hit after ‘manual reset’ of streaming ratios

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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