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UFO

A UFO, or Unidentified Flying Object, is the popular term for any aerial phenomenon that cannot immediately be identified. Most UFOs are identified on investigation as conventional objects…

Uillean Pipes

The uilleann pipes are the characteristic national bagpipe of Ireland. Earlier known in English as “union pipes”, their current name is a partial translation of the Irish-language term…

Ukelele Orchestra Of Great Britain

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (UOGB) is a musical ensemble featuring ukuleles in different registers. They play and sing music from a variety of musical genres, all…

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…

Ultrawave

German trance act consisting of Christian Gilcher and Marcel Meyer, who recorded a cover version of Running Up That Hill with vocals by Tony Leypoldt.

Ulysses

Modernist novel, written by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal ‘The Little Review’ from March 1918 to December 1920, and…

Un Baiser d’Enfant

Song written by Kate Bush with French lyrics by Fran├žois Cahan. French version of the song The Infant Kiss. Recorded in one day by Kate, Del Palmer and…

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…

Under Ice

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released on her fifth studio album Hounds Of Love. Second track of The Ninth Wave suite. Versions There is only one studio…

Under Review

Unofficial documentary which looks at the music and career of Kate Bush. It features promo films, interviews with Kate and with colleagues, producers, musicians and friends, TV clips…

Under The Ivy

Song written by Kate Bush. Originally released as the B-side of the single Running Up That Hill in 1985. Performances Kate performed ‘Under The Ivy’ on television just…

Under The Ivy Bush

Unofficial album released in 1987 by Cunningham Records. The first two tracks are taken from Peter’s Pop Show in 1985, tracks 4 and 5 are from the TV…

Under The Ivy: The Life & Music Of Kate Bush

Book written by Graeme Thomson. Originally published on 1 May 2010, a revised and updated edition followed on 11 April 2012. According to the cover text: “The first…

Unwoman

Unwoman (aka Erica Mulkey) is a San Francisco-based cellist-singer-songwriter. Layered with skillful cello, rich vocals, and beats, her music is a darkly futuristic homage to her classical training….

Ure, Midge

James “Midge” Ure, OBE was born on 10 October 1953 in Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland. His stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal of Jim, the diminutive form of…

Utah Saints

Utah Saints originally met as music promoters and DJs for the Mix Nightclub in Harrogate in the early 1990’s. They began as MDMA (Mega Dance Music Allegiance), featuring…

Utterly Utterly Live at the Shaftesbury Theatre: Comic Relief

On 4, 5 and 6 April 1986, comedians like Lenny Henry, Rowan Atkinson and Billy Connoly and musicians like Cliff Richard, Howard Jones and Kate Bush came together…