Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her eighth studio album Aerial in 2005.


There is only one studio version of this song.
A live version appears on the album Before The Dawn.


The song was performed live as part of Kate's Before The Dawn shows in London, 2014.

Cover versions

'Nocturn' was covered by Tous Les Oiseaux d'Europe.


Drums: Peter Erskine
Bass: John Giblin
Guitars: Dan McIntosh
Keyboards: Kate
Hammond Organ: Gary Brooker
Additional Vocals: Lol Creme
Percussion: Bosco D’Oliveira

We stand in the Atlantic
We become panoramic