Handsome Cabin Boy (the)

Traditional song, recorded by Kate Bush during the sessions for her fifth album Hounds Of Love. It was eventually released as the B-side of the single Hounds Of Love in 1986.

The track was first released on CD as part of the This Woman's Work Anthology 1978-1990 box set. It was also included in the 1997 'EMI Centenary' re-release of Hounds Of Love.

But eating of the captain's biscuit her colour did destroy,
And the waist did swell of pretty Nell, the handsome cabin boy