Beavis and Butthead

Beavis and Butthead is an American adult animated series created by Mike Judge for MTV (seasons 1–8) and later Paramount+ (season 9–present, as Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head)….

Les Enfants Du Paradis

Les Enfants Du Paradis is a track by Loopzone, released on the B-side of the 12″ single ‘Hate’. The track features a sample of Night Scented Stock.

Nature’s Way

‘Nature’s Way’ is a song written by Randy Craig Wolfe a.k.a. Randy California and recorded by the American rock band Spirit in 1970. It appeared on the band’s…

Speed Of Sound

‘Speed Of Sound’ is a song by British rock band Coldplay. It was written by all members of the band for their third studio album, X&Y (2005). It…

KateBushNews.com

In 1998, Séan Twomey started the Kate Bush News & Information website. At first the website was hosted at eircom.net, but in 2005 the website moved to its…

Amazing Pudding (the)

The Amazing Pudding was a fanzine dedicted to Pink Floyd and Roger Waters. It was seen as being the main fanzine of Pink Floyd during the time of…

Fall Of Boromir (the)

The Fall Of Boromir is a painting by Derby-based artist Paul Gregory. The canvas measures 8′ by 4′ and was commissioned by Kate Bush in 1988 for £9,500…

Kate Bush [Interview 7″]

Green vinyl version

Kate Bush On Compact Disc

Kate Bush On Compact Disc is a 7 minute interview with Kate Bush on a CD, packaged in an empty plastic CD box, which is inside a 12″…

First And Last Forever (the)

The First And Last Forever was an Italian Kate Bush fanzine, run by Tina d’Agostino. In the fanzine, a reasonably informative re-telling of news culled from the British…

Still Breathing

Still Breathing was a Canadian Kate Bush fanzine, the successor to Break-through. Issue 1 was published in November 1987. Further issues were published between 1988 and 1991.

An Interview With Kate Bush

An Interview With Kate Bush is a promotional LP, released by EMI America in Canada in 1985. The disc features an ‘open’ interview. Eleven answers to various questions…

Sovay

‘Sovay’ is a traditional English folk song about a young woman who dresses and arms herself as a highwayman in order to test her suitor. In disguise she…

Lone Star Lionhearts

Lone Star Lionhearts was a fanzine about Kate Bush, run by Kevin & Mary Hendrix in the USA. Three issues were published in 1990 and 1991.

Moving: A Collection Of Poems

Moving: A Collection Of Poems is a book with lyrics of Kate Bush’s songs. It was published on 16 March 1994 by Shinko Music Publishing in Japan. The…

KateBush.com

The official website www.katebush.com started in 2005. The website was designed to inform Kate Bush fans the way the official fanclub did in earlier years. The first version…

Give Me One Wish

The book Give Me One Wish, written by Jacquie Gordon was published in 1988. It is the story of Christine Gordon and her mother Jacquie, who try to…

Little Light

Little Light was a fanzine, dedicated to Kate Bush, based in the USA. The fanzine was published by ‘The American Association of Them Heavy People’. Ten issues were…

In The Morning Fog

In The Morning Fog was a Japanese bilingual fanzine dedicated to Kate Bush. The first issue was published around 1990, with more issues in later years. (‘Volume 2’…

Up To Something Weird

Up To Something Weird is a fanzine dedicated to Kate Bush, released in the autumn of 1992 by Steven Atherton from London. Only one issue was ever published.

Abson, Nicholas

Nicholas Abson was born as Michael Nicholas Drinan in England on 22 December 1946. Born to parents Pamela Mileece Drinan (née l’Anson) and Michael Patrick Drinan, after emigrating…

Butterfly On A Wheel

‘Butterfly On A Wheel’ is a song by The Mission, released in January 1990. It was the lead single of their third studio album Carved In Sand. The…

Pull Of The Bush

Pull Of The Bush was a Kate Bush fanzine run by Amy Shaddick in the UK in 1989. Two issues were released; one in 1989 and one in…

Kate Bush: With Love

Book, published in 1988, presenting a collection of facsimile music press articles, interview and trivia, covering the period of 1978 to 1986. Not editor, publisher or printer are…

Pub Choir

Pub Choir started in Australia in 2017. The live show transforms audiences into incredible choirs. The aim is to book a licensed venue with hundreds (sometimes thousands) of…

Wow Live

The first known unofficial Kate Bush album, released in the USA in 1983. The 2 LP set is pressed on red vinyl and contains a live recording from…

Under The Ivy fanzine

The international Kate Bush fanzine Under The Ivy appeared in 1985 and 1986, with six issues. The fanzine was run by Simon Williams, Carmel Whelton, Pauline Whelton and…

Blowaway

Scottish Kate Bush fanzine, issued three times in 1985 and early 1986. The fanzine was run by Jacksie and Jeff in East Kilbride, Scotland. During its short run…

Disco 45 poster special

A poster fold-out magazine, put together with photos from 1978 to 1985 with some text cited from various sources. The poster special was sold for 85p in the…

Heems

Himanshu Kumar Suri, better known by his stage name Heems, is an American rapper from Queens in New York City. Best known for being part of the alternative…

Kate Boosh

Hip-hop track by Heems, released digitally on the album Nehru Jackets in 2012. It features fellow rappers Kool A.D. and Despot. The track features a sample from Suspended…

Figgs, the

The Figgs are a rock ‘n’ roll band formed in Saratoga Springs, New York in 1987. The original lineup of Mike Gent (guitar), Pete Donnelly (bass), and Guy…

Malco, Katie

Born as Katie Malcomson in Dunfermline, she moved to Northampton when she was a child, together with her parents and her siblings. She began her career releasing an…

Dye, Tophy

British singer/songwriter and pianist Tophy Dye trained at Leeds Conservatoire. His self-penned debut album Skeletons was released at the end of 2021. The album incorporates folk, rock, pop,…

Liz

Born as Elizabeth Nicole Abrams in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California (USA) on 16 March 1987. She grew up working in the arts. For 13 years of her childhood,…

Scroobius Pip

Born as David Peter Meads in Stanford-le-Hope (UK) on 3 August 1981, He was inspired by punk music to buy a guitar and form various bands with his…

Buckle, Ebony

Born on 20 November 1994 in Townsville, Australia. Singer-songwriter who resides in England. In 2021, she released her debut album Disco Lasers. A year later it was followed…

Francis, Maja

Born as Maja Francis Alderin in Helsingborg (Sweden) on 10 November 1985, Maja Francis is a Swedish singer/songwriter. She grew up in Ängelholm and now lives in Stockholm….

Arkitech, Rikki

Born as Richard Besgrove in London (UK), Rikki Arkitech is known as a hardcore trance DJ who started releasing hardcore tracks on 12″ vinyl in 2005. In 2022…

Damme, Ellen ten

Born in Warnsveld (Netherlands) on 7 October 1967, Ellen ten Damme grew up in the village of Roden. She studied Dutch at the University of Groningen. She then…

Wolfe, Alisa

American singer/songwriter who released one album, Little Things Unseen in 2000. The album consisted of original songs with just one cover version: Feel It. After this album, no…

Niland, Albert

Singer/songwriter from Galway, Ireland. He debuted in 2003 with the album Dirty Day, a collection of self-penned songs. His second album Downtown Exit was slightly more mainstream, with…

Song of Summer

1968 black-and-white television film co-written, produced, and directed by Ken Russell for the BBC’s Omnibus series which was first broadcast on 15 September 1968. It portrays the final…

Wadsworth, Tony

Having graduated in Economics at Newcastle University in 1977, Tony Wadsworth spent the next two years playing guitar in a new wave band, before working in a succession…

Loopzone

Pseudonym of Michael Van Den Nieuwendijk, a German producer who started his career in 1990. As Loopzone he released four 12″ singles between 1990 and 1993 (one every…

Keogh, Carol

Carol Keogh has written and performed with a variety of bands and been involved in a number of musical projects since 1995. Her diverse career stretches back to…

Ross, Michael

Michael Ross studied with Richard Wilson and Todd Crow at Vassar College where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Composition and Piano Performance. During his time…

Grimeland

Grimeland is the surname of Gaute Grimeland, and also the name of the farm in western Norway where the artist’s paternal grandfather grew up. Grimeland himself grew up…

An Arzhig, Tristan

Tristan has been a fan of Kate Bush for as long as he can remember. As a non-professional musician, after many years slacking off on the violin at…

Yules

Yules is made up of Guillaume and Bertrand Charret. Without ever turning into musical stereotypes, the universe of Yules is first and foremost Anglo-American and reflects what the…

Zapruder Point

At the turn of the millennium, Dan Phillips created Zapruder Point, writing and recording under that band name for over 15 years in Chicago. Dan currently lives in…

Butterfly Child

Butterfly Child formed in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1984. The group was led by the singer/songwriter Joe Cassidy. Described as “purveyors of shimmering, oceanic rock”, the band has…

I Wanna Be Kate: The Songs Of Kate Bush – Remastered & Expanded

Updated version of I Wanna Be Kate, released in 2020 with seven additional cover versions. The cover image was created by Gail Potocki. The album was released on…

Kulka, Gabriela

Born as Gabriela Konstancja Kulka-Stajewska in Warsaw, Poland in 1979. In 2001 she self-released a collection of songs called Demo, which included her version of Feel It. In…

Oscar, Paul

Born as Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson in Reykjavik, Iceland on 16 March 1970. Known internationally as Paul Oscar, he is an Icelandic pop singer, songwriter and disc jockey. The…

Vlad In Tears

Vlad In Tears is a heavy metal band based in Berlin that was founded by the three brothers Kris (vocals & piano), Lex (guitar) and Dario (bass) and…

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a museum and hall of fame located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio (USA). The museum documents the history of rock music…

Mexico

Song written by James Taylor. He recorded it as the opening track of his 1975 album Gorilla. It was released as a single, with the album’s title track…

Conn, Jan

Born in Asbestos, Quebec in 1952, Jan Conn received her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Toronto. She has lived in Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, Guatemala, Caracas (Venezuela),…

Love As A Moving Object

Poem by Jan Conn, published in the Toronto Star on 13 May 1995. The poem mentions Kate Bush and her song Oh To Be In Love. It starts…

Kate (Variations On A Theme By Kate Bush)

Track from the album Highlife by the Sonny Sharrock Band, released in 1990. The instrumental track runs at almost six minutes and incorporates some of the melody of…

Sharrock, Sonny

Born as Warren Harding Sharrock in Ossining, New York (USA) on 27 August 1940, Sonny Sharrock was an American jazz guitarist. His first wife was singer, Linda Sharrock,…

Liars Dance

Liars Dance was a Swiss rock group led by singer Tom Kelly. The group was a continuation of the Tom Kelly Band, who were founded in 1980 and…

Counterparts

Founded in 1981, Counterparts is the oldest all-gender a cappella group at the University of Pennsylvania and the only group specializing in pop and jazz. The group is…

Artists In Resonance

A co-ed acappella group founded in 1987 at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, CA. As it is a collegiate group, the membership is fluid and changes…

Adam West

Canadian band, hailing from London, Ontario, founded by Rick Fry (bass), Steven Crew (drums), Dave Merritt (vocals, guitar) and Shawn Bragg (guitar). They released their debut album Brunswick…

Henshall, Ruthie

Born as Valentine Ruth Henshall in Orpington, Greater London on 7 March 1967. English actress, singer and dancer, known for her work in musical theatre. Her debut performance…

Could She Really Walk On The Water?

Unofficial album, released in a numbered limited edition on coloured splatter vinyl by The Amazing Kornyfone Record Label in 2015. The album features a selection of live tracks…

1985 Kate Bush Message

Authorized Japanese Kate Bush Fan Club Flexidisc. One side only is pressed. Includes holiday message from Kate to Japanese fans to mark the end of 1984. Also includes…

Robinson, Edward G.

Born as Emanuel Goldenberg in Bucharest (Romania) on 12 December 1893, he emigrated with his family to New York City (USA) in 1903. He had his Bar Mitzvah…

Bogart, Humphrey

Born in New York City (USA) on 25 December 1899. Humphrey Bogart was preparing for medical school at Yale when he was kicked out of Phillips Academy in…

Cagney, James

Born as James Francis Cagney Jr. in New York City (USA) on 17 July 1899. American actor, dancer and film director. On stage and in film, he was…

Raft, George

Born as George Ranft in New York City (USA) on 26 September 1895. American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the…

Sweet Soul Music

Song, written by Arthur Conley and Otis Redding. First released by Arthur Conley in 1967. The song is based on the Sam Cooke song ‘Yeah Man’ from his…

Ultimate Music Guide (the)

Publication created by Mojo, in which one artist is the focus of a glossy magazine, filled with interviews, articles and reviews. The issue about Kate Bush was first…

Smeets, Yvonne

Great musical artistry and originality’, the distinction given to Yvonne Smeets as she graduated the Royal Conservatory summa cum laude in 2006, a year earlier she won the…

Kate Bush [Stoner song]

Song released by Stoner in 2020. The lyrics are entirely in Italian, with the name ‘Kate Bush’ repeated in the chorus multiple times.

Stoner

Stoner is an electronic rock duo, consisting of Stefano Bernardi and Giacomo Sette. In 2020 they released a song called Kate Bush. They released just two songs: ‘Camelot’,…

Karliene

Karliene Reynolds hails from Scotland, but currently lives in Australia. She gained fame for her songs inspired by fantasy novels and television shows such as Game of Thrones….

Scala & Kolacny Brothers

Belgian women’s choir conducted by Stijn Kolacny, and arranged and accompanied by Steven Kolacny on the piano. Formed in 1996, Scala & Kolacny Brothers won the Belgian “Choir…

Wouldn’t Change A Thing

Song written, composed, arranged and performed by Lionel Azulay on his album ‘Out Of The Ashes’, released in 2008. ‘Wouldn’t Change A Thing’ was originally recorded in the…

Kaivanto, Petri

Born in Helsinki on 8 June 1968, Petri Kaivanto is a Finnish composer, lyricist, singer and journalist. He has also participated in politics and has been a candidate…

Kono, Yuri

Yuri Kono is a singer from Kyoto, Japan, who started to record videos of herself covering Kate Bush songs since 1 January 2021. The aim is to cover…

Uncut

Uncut is a monthly magazine based in London. It is available across the English-speaking world, and focuses on music, but also includes film and books sections. The magazine…

Paganini, Niccolo

Born in Genoa (Italy) on 27 October 1782 as the third of six children of Antonio and Teresa (née Bocciardo) Paganini.  Antonio Paganini was an unsuccessful ship chandler,…

Crippen, Hawley

Born as Hawley Harvey Crippen in Coldwater, Michigan (USA) on 11 September 1862, colloquially known as Dr. Crippen. He studied first at the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical…

Phoenix Recordings (the)

‘The Phoenix Recordings’ is an unofficial album release, supposedly released in Japan, featuring 22 demos recorded in the 1970’s by Kate Bush.The title of this release comes from…

Record Collector

British monthly music magazine. It was founded in 1980 and distributes worldwide. The first standalone issue of Record Collector was published in March 1980, although it originally started…

Birmingham 1979

Unofficial CD, released by Radio Broadcast Music Ltd. in October 2022. ‘Birmingham 1979’ features the soundtrack of the Christmas special Kate which was broadcast on BBC television (UK)…

Life

Unofficial video with an unknown release date. The recording was made on 10 April 1979 at the Manchester Apollo. Track listing The video features the following tracks: Formats…

Music Box

Music Box was a pioneering pan-European 24-hour cable and satellite television channel that ran from 29 March 1984 to 30 January 1987, and was operated by Music Box…

8 MIDI Arrangements

48-page ‘Interactive MIDI Music With Lyrics’ songbook and 3.5″ software disc, published by International Music Publications in 1996. The book provides MIDI arrangements for 8 songs by Kate…

Alone At My Piano [2022]

Alone At My Piano’ is an unofficial album release, seemingly released in Japan, featuring 29 demos recorded in the 1970’s by Kate Bush. It was released by Empress…

Eklipse

German classical string quartet, formed by Felicitas Fischbein (Violin), Maline Zickow (Violin), Ida Luzie Philipp (Viola) and Linda Laukamp (Cello). Between 2012 and 2016 they released two albums:…

Birkin, Jane

Born in London on 14 December 1946, Jane Birkin was raised in Chelsea, and described herself as a “shy English girl.” She attended Miss Ironside’s School in Kensington….

Kingfisher Sky

Kingfisher Sky is a Dutch progressive metal band from Netherlands, created and led by drummer Ivar de Graaf. De Graaf left the band Within Temptation in 2001 to…

Ejwertz, Emma

Born on 22 November 1980, Emma Ejwertz is a Swedish singer/songwriter who grew up in southwest Sweden. She moved to Los Angeles in 1998 to pursue a career…

A Man Called Otto

American comedy-drama film from 2022, directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay by David Magee. It is the second film adaptation of the 2012 novel ‘A Man Called…

Year Of The Parrot

Song written and recorded by the American band Primus on their 1995 album ‘Tales From The Punchbowl’. The lyrics are about the tendency to plagiarise other artists’ music,…

Let The Weirdness In

Book, edited by Evan St. Jones, in which twenty-six writers present stories inspired by the magic of Kate Bush. Generations of creatives have been influenced by her work….