Sunday 25 March 2018

Nialler9: Spotify play list for the icon Kate Bush

Kate Bush.
Kate Bush.


With Kate Bush returning to the stage after 35 years for a run of 22 shows, it's mostly definitely time to celebrate an icon.

Wuthering Heights (1978)

Bush's debut single was inspired by the Emily Bronte novel.

The Man With The Child In His Eyes (1978)

This song was written when Bush was just 13.

Hammer Horror (1978)

From her second album Lionheart, this song was inspired by The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Babooshka (1980)

From her third album Never For Ever, Babooshka is one of her most popular songs.

Army Dreamers (1980)

From Never For Ever, this song is about a mother grieving for her son who dies in a war. Not your pop song norm.

Sat In Your Lap (1982)

Her 1982 fourth album The Dreaming was the first to be produced by Bush herself. Planxty and The Chieftains worked on the record.

Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) (1985)

Bush's 1985 album Hounds Of Love is her career-best and it starts with one of the greatest songs of all-time.

Cloudbusting (1985)

A pop song about the psychologist Wilhelm Reich's relationship with his young son from Hounds Of Love.

Hounds Of Love (1985)

The Futureheads brought this song to a new generation of indie kids 20 years after it was first released.

King Of The Mountain (2005)

Her first album in 12 years, Aerial was proceeded by this single which recalls some of her previous magic.


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