Key Tracks: Kate Bush
Submitted by [email protected] on October 27, 2017
Below are the 5 key tracks that you need to know from Kate Bush.
Song: "King of the Mountain"
- Album: Aerial
- Year: 2005
- Comment: A commentary on the ubiquitous fame of Elvis, the B-Side of this single was a cover of Marvin Gaye's "Sexual Healing."
Song: "The Red Shoes"
- Album: The Red Shoes
- Year: 1993
- Comment: Inspired by the 1948 film The Red Shoes, which itself was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale from the 1800s.
Song: "Love and Anger"
- Album: The Sensual World
- Year: 1989
- Comment: The final single from The Sensual World. Like many of her videos from 1989 onward, the video was directed by Bush herself.
Song: "Wuthering Heights"
- Album: The Kick Inside
- Year: 1978
- Comment: Bush's debut single, "Wuthering Heights," was the first time a self-written song by a woman appeared at number one on the UK charts. It remains one of Bush's most beloved and iconic songs, and set the stage for her entire career.
Song: "Running Up That Hill"
- Album: Hounds of Love
- Year: 1985
- Comment: The first single for Bush's Hounds of Love album, "Running Up That Hill" deals with the complex nature of gender dynamics in a relationship. It was prominently used in the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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