I Wanna Be Kate is a compilation album of cover versions of Kate Bush songs, as performed by several bands and artists from the Chicago area. A total of 71 musicians and 19 engineers worked together to complete the project. The artists recorded and mixed their tracks at 13 different studios. The album was released on 22 September 1998.

Track listing

  1. L’Amour Looks Something Like You (The Aluminum Group)
  2. The Sensual World (Susan Voelz)
  3. Hounds Of Love (The Moviegoers)
  4. The Man With The Child In His Eyes (Syd Straw)
  5. There Goes A Tenner (The J Davis Trio)
  6. The Saxophone Song (Nora O’Connor)
  7. You’re The One (Justin Roberts)
  8. Coffee Homeground (Mouse)
  9. Jig Of Life (Catherine Smitko)
  10. The Kick Inside (Victoria Storm)
  11. Running Up That Hill (The Baltimores)
  12. Home For Christmas (Diamond Jim Greene)
  13. Suspended In Gaffa (My Scarlet Life)
  14. Kashka From Baghdad/Babooshka (The Plunging Necklines)
  15. Love And Anger (Trinkets Of Joy)
  16. And Dream Of Sheep (Thomas Negovan)
  17. Not This Time (Tom Dunning & Your Boyfriends)


I Wanna Be Kate was released as a CD.

'I Wanna Be Kate' - CD cover
‘I Wanna Be Kate’ – CD cover