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Aerial is the eighth album by Kate Bush, released by EMI Records on 7 November 2005. It is Bush’s first double album, and was released after a twelve year absence from the music industry during which Bush devoted her time to family and the raising of her son, Bertie. The cover of Aerial features a waveform of a blackbird song superimposed over a glowing photograph.


The album consists of the following tracks:

  1. King Of The Mountain
  2. Pi
  3. Bertie
  4. Mrs. Bartolozzi
  5. How To Be Invisible
  6. Joanni
  7. A Coral Room
  8. Prelude
  9. Prologue
  10. An Architect’s Dream
  11. The Painter’s Link
  12. Sunset
  13. Aerial Tal
  14. Somewhere In Between
  15. Nocturn
  16. Aerial


Aerial was originally released on a double LP, a double CD and a digital download. The first edition of the CD features 9 tracks on disc 2, later editions – released on the Fish People label – feature one long track entitled ‘An endless sky of honey’.

In 2023, a Goldy Locks colour vinyl 2LP was released.