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A Balladeer

The Dutch band A Balladeer was founded by singer-songwriter Marinus de Goederen. In 2002, the band won the 3FM BuZz Award and another award the following year at…

A Bird In The Hand

Unofficial album release featuring live tracks from 1979. It is an edited transfer of the Hi-fi audio track from the video-cassette of the Live at Hammersmith Odeon film….

A Coral Room

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her eighth studio album Aerial in 2005. Cover versions ‘A Coral Room’ was covered by Michael Ross. Kate about ‘A…

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…

Abba Easter Special

On 21 April 1979, the BBC broadcast the Abba Easter Special, featuring many songs by the Swedish group. Kate Bush was a special guest on this special, performing…

Abbey Road Interview

Unofficial album featuring an interview with Kate Bush by Tony Myatt in 1985. Track listing The interview has a duration of 47 minutes and on the LP it…

Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Studios) is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St. John’s Wood, London (UK). It was established in November 1931 by…

Abo Song

Working title for The Dreaming. Test pressings made a month before the release of the single ‘The Dreaming’ actually featured the title ‘Abo Song’ on the label (as…

Aco

Born on February 3, 1977, in the Aichi Prefecture (Japan), Aco is a female Japanese singer. She made her debut in 1995 with the pop single “Fuan nano”…

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…

Adler, Larry

Lawrence “Larry” Cecil Adler was born in Baltimore, MD (USA) on 10 February 1914. He taught himself to play the harmonica. In 1927 he won a contest playing…

Adventures In Kate Bush And Theory

Book, written by Deborah M. Withers and published by HammerOn Press on 15 March 2010. According to the publisher, the book makes theory accessible to new audiences. Through…

Advision Studios

Advision Studios was a recording studio in Fitzrovia, Central London. Founded in the 1960s by Guy Whetstone and Stephen Appleby, Advision originally provided voiceovers and jingles for television advertisements….

Aerial

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her eighth studio album Aerial in 2005. Versions There is only one studio version of this song. A live version…

Aerial [album]

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…

Aerial Tal

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her eighth studio album Aerial in 2005. Versions There is only one studio version of this song. A live version…

Affordable Floors

Based in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (USA), the Affordable Floors established themselves in 1986 with the release of their debut album ‘The Sounding’. Appearances with international acts such as the…

AIR London Studios

In August 1965, four leading record producers – George Martin, Ron Richards and John Burgess from EMI and Peter Sullivan of Decca – created Associated Independent Recording (London)…

Ajemian, Jason

Born in Calf Mountain, Virginia on 5 August 1976, Jason Ajemian graduated at the William Patterson College in New Jersey, where he studied with bassist Rufus Reid and…

All The Love

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her fourth album The Dreaming. Cover versions ‘All The Love’ was covered by Theo Bleckmann and Yuri Kono. Kate about…

All We Ever Look For

Song written by Kate Bush. The Fairlight is used on this track to great effect, with many sound samples being played back. At one point, a group of…

Alone At My Piano

Alone At My Piano’ is an unofficial album release featuring 22 demos recorded in the 1970’s by Kate Bush. It was released by Ukinel in 1988. The track…

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…

Aluminium Group (the)

The Aluminum Group is an American pop band from Chicago, Illinois centered on brothers John and Frank Navin. The Navin brothers grew up in Detroit, moving to Chicago…

Amahl and the Night Visitors

‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ is an opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti with an original English libretto by the composer. It was commissioned by NBC…

Amalgamates

The Amalgamates are a coed collegiate a cappella group at Tufts University in Medford, MA. The Amalgamates were founded in 1984 by Tufts students Joanne Cohen, Craig Everett,…

Ames, Richard

Richard Ames went to Oxford School in Oxford, before studying Business Studies at North East London Polytechnic HNC. Between 1972 and 1986 he also managed tours with Cockney…

Amiga

Amiga was a record label for popular music of the VEB Deutsche Schallplatten – a state-owned record company having the monopoly on record production in the German Democratic…

Among Angels

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her tenth studio album 50 Words For Snow in 2011. Versions There is only one studio version of this song.A…

Amos, Tori

Born as Myra Ellen Amos in Newton, North Carolina (USA) on 22 August 1963. Her maternal grandparents each had an Eastern Cherokee grandparent of their own. Of particular…

An Architect’s Dream

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her eighth studio album Aerial in 2005. Versions There are two studio versions of this song. The original studio version,…

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…

And Dream Of Sheep

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her fifth studio album Hounds Of Love. First track of The Ninth Wave suite. Kate travelled to Dublin in the…

And So Is Love

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her seventh album The Red Shoes. Also released as a single by EMI Records in the UK on 7 November…

Anderson, Alistair

English musician who plays on the concertina and the Northumbrian smallpipes. Under the influence of American folk music, Alastair began playing on his father’s banjo in the 1960’s….

Andula, Lav

Lav Andula is based in Flagstaff, Arizona (USA). Debuting in 2014 with ‘Dysthymic Autonomy’, the music is best described as dreary electronic darkwave. In 2017, the album ‘x8x’…

Angel Gabriel (the)

Short song, apparently written by Kate, performed on the Christmas special Kate as an introduction for Peter Gabriel by Paddy Bush, Glenys Groves and Kate Bush. It was…

Angelique, Gabrielle

Gabrielle Angelique was born in Bird Island, Minnesota. When she was 2 years old her family moved to the Twin Cities metro area, and when she was 5…

Angels On Earth

Unofficial CD, released in 1991 in Italy. Credited to Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel, ‘Angels On Earth’ features the soundtrack of the Christmas special Kate which was broadcast…

Angra

Brazilian metal band formed in 1991 by Santa Marcelina Music College students vocalist Andre Matos and guitarists Rafael Bittencourt and André Linhares. They were joined by Bittencourt’s former…

Anna’s Fanclub

Anna’s Fanclub is Bones Howell, a USA-based rock singer who has released a handful of albums between 2013 and now. He recorded a cover version of Top Of…

Another Day

Song written by Roy Harper and released on his album ‘Flat Baroque And Berserk’ (1970). It is a short song, a story of an old affair recollected in…

Anthem In

Anthem In was an indie rock band formed in Brooklyn, New York in 2006. The band initially started as the solo recording project of Allen Orr. In 2007…

Arena, Tina

Born as Filippina Lydia Arena in the Melbourne suburb of Keilor East, Victoria (Australia) on 1 November 1967. She grew up with two sisters, Nancy and Silvana. As…

Ariel

Singer from Brisbane, Australia, who released an EP of demo’s on the Bandcamp platform in April 2012. One of the tracks included was an acoustic cover version of…

Aris, Brian

Brian Aris is a British photographer who began career as a photojournalist. Initially, he was a front line photographer of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, the plight of…

Armstrong, Ruth

Born in 1966, Ruth Armstrong started singing when she was very young. As a full-time mum she didn’t get to turn this into a career, but when she…

Army Dreamers

Song written by Kate Bush. The song is about the effects of war and about a mother who grieves for her young adult son, who was killed on…

Arrowsmith, Clive

Clive Arrowsmith went to art school in North Wales, where he studied painting and design. He then attended Kingston College of Art (where he gained a first class…

Art Of Peace: Songs For Tibet II

Album, produced by Rupert Hine, released to mark the 80th birthday of the Dalai Lama. The Grammy-nominated first volume of this collection in 2008 contained several rare versions…

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…

Ask Aspel

British television series produced by the BBC and hosted by Michael Aspel. The show first ran from 1970 until 1973. A second series ran from 1976 until 1981….

Aspects Of The Sensual World

Mini-album released by Columbia Records in the USA and by Capitol Records in Canada on 13 March 1990. All of the songs included had previously been released as…

Aspel And Company

Celebrity chat show, presented by Michael Aspel between 1984 and 1993. The show was successful in attracting high-profile guests including then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, George Harrison and Ringo…

Aspel, Michael

Born as Michael Terence Aspel on 12 January 1933 in Battersea, London (UK). He attended Emanuel School after passing his eleven-plus in 1944 and served as a conscript…

Astral Prince

Astral Prince is a North Bay musician, who participated in a live performance at Halloween 2016, performing a selection of songs by Kate Bush. Recorded on an iPhone,…

Ataraxia

Ataraxia is an Italian neoclassical dark wave band who combine modern technology with archaic instrumentation over various media, founded by Francesca Nicoli and Michele Urbano in November 1985….

Atkinson, Rowan

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE, MSc was born on 6 January 1955. He first won national attention in the Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 1976….

Atlantis

Song written by Kate Bush. Recorded as a demo, presumably in 1973. It was planned for inclusion in the withdrawn album The Early Years. Lyrics In that ocean…

Avon-Arnold, Stewart

Stewart Avon-Arnold was born in London (UK) on 4 April 1955. Having initially trained as a dancer at The London School Of Contemporary Dance, Stewart Avon Arnold has…