Kate Bush

Why Do People Pretend to be Passionate About Things When They're Not?

Shihab S Joi | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shihab S Joi

Reading the gushing eulogies of the likes of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Maya Angelou would make you think the Twitterati had all lost a family member, but really. How many of them had seen or read, let alone had any strong opinion about Capote or I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings?

How Not To Get Kate Bush Tickets

Nick Abbot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

"How would you like to pay?" Bash in credit card details and notice that the booking fee for each ticket is £7.50. Postage is £2.50. Starting to experience rising anger. Don't get sidetracked.

Kate Bush Sells Out In 15 Minutes: The Funniest Twitter Rections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Comedy

So the tickets for Kate Bush's extra London dates went on sale this morning - and sold out within 15 minutes. Horse walks into a bar. "Why th...

Kate Bush Tickets Sell Out In 15 Minutes

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tickets for Kate Bush’s 22 dates at the Eventim Apollo sold out in just fifteen minutes this morning, leaving fans on Twitter either celebrating the...

Kate Bush Extends String Of London Shows

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush has announced that she is to perform an additional 7 live shows in London later this year. While last week the singer confirmed she was r...

'Let Me Grab Your Soul Away' - Kate Bush and Gothic Film

British Film Institute | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
British Film Institute

As Kate Bush announces her first tour in 35 years, let's delve through her back catalogue and discover how the darker side of cinema influenced some of her greatest hits.

7 Class Acts, Like Kate Bush, Who We Need To See Live Before We Die

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush's announcement that she is to play a series of shows in London - her first since 1979 - has sent fans (and us) into a spin. We'll be the ...

The Last Time Kate Bush Toured...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush's return to the footlights is, rightly, being treated by jaw-dropping fans as The Second Coming. It's been a mighty 35 years since the '...

From Tory Bingo To Kate Bush: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, that was the week that was. The week that George Osborne produced his new Budget (and a new pound coin) - and Grant Shapps produced a Tory Bingo...

Why Music Needs Kate Bush More Than Ever

Caroline Frost | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

Kate Bush remains sexy in a way that few girls on today's pop catwalk might properly understand. Hers is a power that comes from within, based on self-belief, power of vocal expression, and an internal keg of passion almost mystical in its creation. With the word bandied around these days to describe anyone who looks half-decent on Instagram, Kate Bush really is a living, breathing goddess.

Kate Bush To Perform 15 Live Concerts

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush has announced she will play a string of ‘Before The Dawn’ concerts in London later this year - her first ever live gigs since 1979. ...

Man Sings Kate Bush's 'Wuthering Heights' In The Original Key

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

For a woman to sing 'Wuthering Heights' in its original key is impressive enough. But a fella? Even more impressive, we're sure you'll agree. "K...

Happy Birthday, Kate Bush!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Noticing that today sees the 55th birthday of Kate Bush seemed as good an excuse as any to celebrate one of country's most revered, distinctive, authe...

British Music's Newest Entrepreneurial Pop Star

Nik Thakkar | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nik Thakkar

Entrepreneurial pop is something that has always existed, since Sinatra at least.

PICTURES: Kate Bush Makes Rare Appearance For The Queen

PA | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush, one of Britain's most unique and innovative singers, was made a CBE by the Queen today and dedicated the honour to her family and musical c...

Universally Challenged - How Can University Challenge Students Not Recognise The Voice Of Kate Bush?

Hilary Robinson | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hilary Robinson

How can the cream of the student crop deal with the complexities of quantum physics or the inner mechanics of Chaucer yet seem to be ignorant of some of the most brilliant contributions made to contemporary culture? How can anyone not recognise the voice of Kate Bush?

Kate Bush Hits New Heights With CBE

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush, one of the most distinctive singers and songwriters of her generation, said it was a "great surprise" to be awarded a CBE for her services ...

Music and the English Language: I Don't Mean to Sound Slutty, but Please use Me Whenever You Want. Sincerely, Grammar

Matthew Phillips | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

What vexes me most is not that these artists are indolently committing crimes against the English language, but that they are wasting a hallowed opportunity. Words add depth, colour and personality to a song. In fact, they become even more powerful when projected onto a musical backdrop, which is why I shudder when lyricists make a conscious decision to rhyme nonsensical syllables.

Fame - Why It's Not All It's Cracked Up to Be

Hilary Robinson | Posted 17.12.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

Whitney Houston said that fame "made you a personality instead of a person." Amy Winehouse's sudden rise to fame plunged the singer into a fatal cycle of substance abuse. Most recently Ollie Murs admitted he battled with drink and depression after the pressures of fame became too m

Emily Bronte's Shocking News!

Hilary Robinson | Posted 30.07.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

It's enough to spur excitement into Heathcliffe's restless spirit.

Kate Bush: Better Than Adele?

PA | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Reclusive singer Kate Bush pipped Adele to a prestigious prize after her latest album was recognised at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. 50 Words Fo...

Lit-Hop: Best Ever Songs Inspired By Books

Posted 14.04.2012 | Home

Once upon a time, poets and writers were the rock stars of their day. Women swooned at the feet of Lord Byron like he was Elvis. Men read about the...

Kate Bush Fan Broke Into Home Singer's Home To Propose

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK

An obsessive fan of the singer Kate Bush flew over from New York to the UK with a £3,000 Tiffany engagement ring and broke into her country home, it ...

Emmy The Great - my Favourite Lyrics

Ben Falk | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Ben Falk

Sometimes, only simple lyrics say what you need them to. Hounds of Love contains lyrics that are the simplest, most perfect hints at the wild horror of being in love. Being Kate Bush, I guess she got the man

Kate Bush Like A Bus - Nothing For Years, And Then...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

When is a Bush like a bus? When you wait for years for the elusive creature to give another tantalising taste of her unique sound. Then, just when you...