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Ladies First: New Music From Kate Bush, Karen O, Peaches, Shunda K, And More

Kate Bush took an unprecedented 12-year break between 1993’s The Red Shoes and 2005’s Aerial. But lately it seems like she’s making up for lost time: In 2007, she released a song, “Lyra,” on the soundtrack to the underwhelming film adaptation of Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass. And this spring, Bush released Director’s Cut, on which she revisited and re-recorded songs from Red Shoes and 1989’s The Sensual World.

Now, just six months after Director’s Cut comes “Wild Man,” the first single from Bush’s upcoming album, 50 Words for Snow, which has a November 21 release date.



After Aerial’s ethereal sound—almost devoid of the percussion that was a signature of her work in the ’80s—it’ll be interesting to see where Bush goes with 50 Words. With its steady, gentle beat and vaguely ethnic touches, “Wild Man” sounds like it wouldn’t be out of place on The Sensual World. Can’t wait to see what else Kate has up her sleeve on this album.

By:           John Russell
On:           Oct 19, 2011
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  • 4 Comments
    • tallest
      tallest

      That was the greatest cover of “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys.” I’ve ever heard

      Oct 17, 2011 at 10:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • shle896
      shle896

      God, I love Kate Bush! I just downloaded her awesome new song from amazon.com . Thanks for pointing this out. Kate’s the BEST!

      Oct 18, 2011 at 1:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dick
      Dick

      LOVE LOVE LOVE Kate Bush. I could listen to hear sing the tax code and enjoy it.

      Oct 18, 2011 at 7:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • xtiaan
      xtiaan

      Woha! kate bush, trent reznor, karen o, peahes AND janes addiction all mentioned in one post,am I at queerty?! points to whoever wrote this!

      I now return you back to queertys regular scheduled programming of reality tv bitchfests and outings….

      Oct 23, 2011 at 6:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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