Don't Push Your Foot On The Heartbrake

Kate Bush performing 'Don't Push Your Foot On The Heartbrake' at Hammersmith Odeon, 1979

Kate Bush performing 'Don't Push Your Foot On The Heartbrake' at Hammersmith Odeon, 1979

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her second album Lionheart, the song was written a few years before. According to Kate, it was written as a 'Patti Smith song'.

Versions

There are two officially released versions of 'Don't Push Your Foot On The Heartbrake': the album version and the live version from Hammersmith Odeon, which appears on the On Stage EP. However, a demo version from 1977 has also surfaced and was released on various bootleg cd's.

Performances

Kate performed 'Don't Push Your Foot On The Heartbrake' on the Leo Sayer Show on 17 November 1978 and on the 1979 Christmas special. The song was also included in the setlist of the Tour of Life.

Credits

Drums: Stuart Elliott
Bass: David Paton
Piano: Kate Bush
Guitars: Ian Bairnson
Fender Rhodes: Duncan Mackay
Hammond: Francis Monkman
Slide guitar: Paddy Bush
Harmonies: Kate and Paddy Bush

Come on, you've got to use your flow
You know what it's like, and you know you want to go