Kate Bush

Catherine "Kate" Bush, CBE (born 30 July 1958) is an English
singer-songwriter, musician and record producer, who is known for her eclectic
musical style and her idiosyncratic vocal performances. In 1978, at the age
of 19, Bush topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single
"Wuthering Heights", becoming the first woman to have a UK number ... read more

Shorties (An Interactive Bay Area Literary Map, The History of 2000-2009 UK Dance Music, and more)

The San Francisco Chronicle shares an interactive literary map of the Bay Area. FACT tells the story of UK dance music from 2000-2009 in 100 records. Stereogum ranks Kate...
Posted 8 October 2013 4.40pm — Comment on this

Wuthering Heights Singer Kate Bush Awarded CBE

Kate Bush – the singer and songwriter who penned the hits ‘Wuthering Heights’ and ‘Running Up The Hill’ – has been awarded a CBE. Bush...
Posted 11 April 2013 11.26am — Comment on this

Open Post: Hosted By Ashlee Simpson's Triumphant Return To Music

I haven't felt this excited about an artist's grand return since Kate Bush released Aerial. (On a possibly related note: today is unofficially International Sa...
Posted 18 January 2013 8.40pm — Comment on this

New Year Honours: Quentin Blake knighted, Kate Bush appointed CBE

Quentin Blake, the illustrator whose wiry, sprightly figures have brought to life the prose of writers from Roald Dahl to Michael Rosen, leads an eclectic roll call of fi...
Posted 29 December 2012 12.12am — Comment on this

New Year Honours: Kate Bush Heads Arts Field

The singer-songwriter is awarded a CBE alongside artist Tracey Emin and choreographer Arlene Phillips.
Posted 28 December 2012 11.34pm — Comment on this

Best albums of 2012, No 9: Hot Chip – In Our Heads

Our countdown of the year's best albums continues with Hot Chip's In Our Heads. On their stellar fifth album, the great British pop group combined fun, warmth and sinceri...
Posted 4 December 2012 12.21pm — Comment on this

Julia Holter's LA inspiration

Dorian Lysnkey joins us this week, and has brought in a Ewan Pearson Permissive Society remix of Jessie Ware to audition in Singles Club. Also getting a spin is another r...
Posted 29 November 2012 3.27pm — Comment on this

Mercury prize 2012 shortlist is more easily defined by what is missing

No dance music, no hard rock, no curveball, no Kate Bush and no true pop among this year's nominationsAs with last year, it's one of those Mercury shortlists that somehow...
Posted 12 September 2012 5.49pm — Comment on this

Mercury prize 2012: who will be on the shortlist?

The Mercury prize albums of the year will be announced later today. Is it time for Plan B? Did alt-j make your blood flow? Let us know who you'd really like to see make t...
Posted 12 September 2012 10.02am — Comment on this

Paralympics 2012 closing ceremony – music review

Olympic Stadium, LondonIt was hard not to approach the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympic Games with some trepidation.The equivalent event at the Olympics had felt slight...
Posted 10 September 2012 12.44am — Comment on this

Leeds festival 2012 – review

Bramham Park, LeedsWhatever's going on in music, the Leeds festival always feels like a parallel universe. Unfashionable tattooed American pop-punk reliably clogs the mai...
Posted 27 August 2012 3.07pm — Comment on this

Outkast's Big Boi May Collaborate With Kate Bush

He's been talking to her...
Posted 16 August 2012 9.04pm — Comment on this

Big Boi - Big Boi Excited About Prospect Of Kate Bush Duet

Rapper Big Boi is moving closer to achieving his goal of recording with veteran British singer Kate Bush after connecting with his dream collaborator on Wednesday 15Aug12...
Posted 16 August 2012 7.06pm — Comment on this

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Top songs

The 5 most played Kate Bush songs in the past year.

  • Wuthering Heights  419 plays
  • Running Up That Hill  327 plays
  • Babooshka  253 plays
  • Cloudbusting  174 plays
  • Hounds Of Love  162 plays

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Absolute Radio stations playing songs by Kate Bush over the past year.

  1. Absolute 80s 637 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 445 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 70s 419 plays
  4. Absolute Radio 90s 126 plays
  5. Absolute Classic Rock 5 plays
  6. Absolute Radio 60s 4 plays
  7. Absolute Radio 00s 4 plays

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