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A show for fans of the music artist Kate Bush put together by the people behind www.katebushnews.com and HomeGround Magazine! Chat, interviews, reviews and more on all things Kate and her amazing work.

A show for fans of the music artist Kate Bush put together by the people behind www.katebushnews.com and HomeGround Magazine! Chat, interviews, reviews and more on all things Kate and her amazing work.

Location:

Ireland

Description:

A show for fans of the music artist Kate Bush put together by the people behind www.katebushnews.com and HomeGround Magazine! Chat, interviews, reviews and more on all things Kate and her amazing work.

Language:

English

Contact:

00353863067657


Episodes

Episode 50 - Global Fan Celebration Special!

6/22/2022
A HUGE episode to celebrate Kate's unprecedented global chart success with Running Up That Hill! Seán chats to fans all around the world about what this momentous time for Kate Bush fans means to them in this extraordinary moment.

Duration:01:43:38

Episode 49 - Running Up Those Charts!

6/12/2022
As Kate Bush continues to storm the charts across the world with Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God), Seán chats to performer Danimay Palmer who has gained a following recreating Kate’s looks and performances on social media – a chance to check in with someone who represents the younger generation of fans Kate is gathering worldwide! A great chat between two very excited Kate Bush fans.

Duration:00:43:41

Episode 48 - Stranger Things Running Up That Hill Minisode Special

5/30/2022
Seán recorded a quick episode of the Kate Bush Fan Podcast to discuss the huge success of Running Up That Hill being featured on the phenomenally popular Stranger Things and to welcome the new fans discovering Kate's music!

Duration:00:24:32

Episode 47 – Bush Telegraph – Preston Heyman Interview Part 3

3/23/2022
This is the final instalment of Bush Telegraph's interview with Preston Heyman. Here we get a further glimpse into the workings of the Tour Of Life and the special camaraderie that existed on tour, as well as the fun antics that happened offstage. Preston also remembers musical highlights and special moments with Kate during the show. Darrell and Paul mention their first meeting with Preston and the band at the 1980 Convention as young 13/14 year olds (being the youngest ones there), and fun...

Duration:01:07:04

Episode 46 - 2011- The Year Of The Director's Two Cuts!

12/24/2021
Being the 10th anniversary of both ‘Director’s Cut’ and ’50 Words For Snow’, Bush Telegraph chat from either side of the Atlantic, and reminisce about their individual experiences of listening to the albums for the first time and their reviews of both albums. Kate surprised her fanbase by releasing two albums in one year, and although fans have divided opinions about these albums, they are solid works that fit perfectly in her prolific recording catalogue.

Duration:00:48:41

Episode 45 - 'Finding Kate' book chat with Michael Byrne

12/20/2021
Michael Byrne, the co-creator of the new coffee table book, Finding Kate, which visually explores Kate's songs is interviewed by Seán to discuss how the pandemic, and a successful Kickstarter campaign, lead to this stunning book being realised. This is the first of two Kate Bush Fan podcast episodes we'll have for you this week, so you'll have plenty of KB chatter to have on in the background as you prepare for the holiday season!

Duration:01:29:49

Episode 44 - Preston Heyman Interview - Part 2!

9/10/2021
Paul and Darrell dive further into Preston's collaboration with Kate. We find out how he first got to work with her on the 1979 tour, and their incredible meeting of minds. We also get some fascinating and humorous stories involving his work on her third album 'Never For Ever', as well as his experience on the filming of the 'Breathing' video.

Duration:01:03:10

Episode 43 - Preston Heyman Interview Exclusive - Sat In Your Lap Special!

6/28/2021
Darrell and Paul talk all things ‘Sat In Your Lap’ as they celebrate its 40th anniversary. They reveal an exclusive interview with Preston Heyman, who played the iconic drum pattern on the single. Preston is a brilliant and revered drummer in the music industry, and here we get to hear how he collaborated with Kate on this special and unique song. ‘Sat In Your Lap’ would catapult Kate into the progressive singer/songwriter that we know and love today, and this interview shows how incredible...

Duration:01:07:44

Episode 42 - Kate in Japan, 1978!

6/17/2021
Seán explores Kate's one and only promotional trip to Japan in June 1978. A highly memorable two-week schedule in which Kate performed in a song contest in front of 35 million viewers, sang many songs on another Japanese variety show, charmed the Japanese media and even shot an ad campaign for Seiko watches!

Duration:01:17:06

Episode 41 - Bush Telegraph - December Will be 40!!

12/23/2020
The Bush Telegraph have another Christmas special, covering all things 'December Will Be Magic Again', which celebrates its 40th anniversary this month. Paul and Darrell, chatting transatlantically, reminisce about the classic Christmas song from Kate. On this podcast we get to hear the first version, as well as a live version from the 'Kate Show' in 1979. The lads also reminisce about rushing out after school to get the single, and they discuss reviews and chart stats. There is also a great...

Duration:00:58:52

Episode 40 - Bush Telegraph - Never For Ever 40th Anniversary

9/29/2020
Bush Telegraph cover all things ‘Never For Ever’, celebrating 40 years of the first album to reach number one by a British female solo artist. Six of the ten songs had been seen as videos or costumed performances in the previous 9 months on TV. These and other performances are discussed, including Darrell seeing Kate sing ‘Wedding List’ live in 1982. We hear Kate being interviewed on Radio 1 about the album, as well as reading Kate, John and Paddy’s takes on the recording process from the...

Duration:01:28:00

Episode 39 - Bush Telegraph - Beating Around The Bush

5/15/2020
Paul quizzes Darrell on the ‘Nicholas Pegg’s Kate Bush Emoji Quiz’, followed by the ‘Would You Rather’ game. Then both reminisce about misheard lyrics that will bring a smile to your face. To end the podcast, Darrell’s teenage son is grilled again on Kate songs, and the pièce de resistance is a Radio 4 exclusive on the best Kate tribute band that ever existed!

Duration:01:02:15

Episode 38 - Top 10 Feel Good Kate Bush Moments!

4/23/2020
Seán introduces a Top 10 countdown of the most FEEL GOOD moments of Kate Bush's career! He reads out contributions from Kate fans around the world describing their own personal joyful moments from Kate's decades of output.

Duration:01:04:07

Episode 37 - Bush Telegraph - Somewhere in Between

4/2/2020
Somewhere In Between 'The Sensual World' And 'The Red Shoes' - Sometimes the gaps between Kate Bush albums can seem like an eternity but the years between Kate's 6th and 7th albums were full of treats for us fans. In this podcast Bush Telegraph - aka, Darrell and Paul discuss Kate's contribution to 'The Comic Strip Presents' series including the track 'Ken'. They also play a Kate song that was never commercially released. They also discuss the release of the 1990 Box set anthology 'This...

Duration:01:08:06

Episode 36 - Dawn of the Fish People

3/21/2020
Seán reflects on Kate's remarkable decade from 2010-2019: two studio albums released in a single year, her first live shows in 35 years and the launch of her own record label with Kate's entire catalogue remastered on CD and vinyl - WOW!

Duration:01:27:10

Episode 35 - Bush Telegraph - 30 Years of The Sensual World

12/24/2019
Seán introduces Bush Telegraph celebrating 30 Years of ‘The Sensual World’, Kate’s beautiful 6th studio album. Paul and Darrell reminisce over the release of ‘The Sensual World’ in 1989, and how their views of it have changed over the years – with re-workings on ‘Director’s Cut’ in 2011 and the incredible remaster in 2018. They also remember further visits to Wickham Farm during that time, and an unexpected call from Kate herself at a wedding that Paul was at. One of Darrell’s daughters also...

Duration:01:14:26

Episode 34 - A couple of mics + a Mike!

12/12/2019
Seán meets up with his old friend Mike to shoot the breeze about Kate with someone who isn't necessarily a hardcore fan. Pouring over the remastered box sets, we make selections from Kate's catalogue to listen to and chat about, and it lead to a most enjoyable evening!

Duration:01:45:36

Episode 33 - Bush Telegraph - Finding KT

11/12/2019
In this episode Seán introduces Paul and Darrell (aka Bush Telegraph) discussing the KT symbols and where to find them on every Kate Bush album. Darrell obsesses over a mysterious face only he can see in the “Aerial” cover. There is a discussion about the messages Kate herself inscribed into the vinyls of her earlier releases and what they could be referring to. There is also another song by Ron and Cyril, an early tribute act who take on “Babooshka”, slightly rewritten from the point of...

Duration:01:03:12

Episode 32 - Bush Telegraph - Desert Island Kate Discs!

7/16/2019
What are Darrell and Paul's Top 3's from all of Kate's albums, and what single, album, video and b-side would they take on a desert island? In this podcast, for the first half we get the rare glimpse of hearing Darrell and Paul chatting together in the same place, as opposed to Skyping transatlantically. Plus, Ron and Cyril get another spin with a Kate cover!

Duration:00:51:43

Episode 31 - The Trio Bulgarka and Kate

7/5/2019
Kate's work with the exquisite, breathtaking, Trio Bulgarka from Bulgaria remains one of the most outstanding collaborations of her career to date. Seán explores how Bulgarian singing started to be discovered by the world in the 1980s and how Kate met and recorded incredible music with Yanka, Eva and Stoyanka on two of her albums!

Duration:00:58:02