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.
Preston Heyman Interview - Part 2!
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.
Preston Heyman Interview Exclusive - Sat In Your Lap Special!
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. We hear how he collaborated with Kate on this special and unique song which would catapult Kate into the progressive singer/songwriter that we know and love today, and this interview shows how incredible and special her approach was.
Kate in Japan, 1978!
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!
Bush Telegraph - December Will be 40!!
Seán introduces another Christmas special from The Bush Telegraph, 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....we also get to hear the two jingles Kate sang for Capital One and Radio 1!
Bush Telegraph - Never For Ever 40th Anniversary!
Bush Telegraph celebrate 40 years of the first album to reach number one by a British female solo artist. TV 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 KBC Newsletter, and reviews of the album from the music mags of the day. This and much, much more...
Bush Telegraph - Beating Around The Bush
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!
Fun, informative, well-researched and easy listening. Thank you so so much!
All podcasts should be run with this much love!
Everything about this podcast shows the love and commitment put into it on a regular basis by Sean and the team. A truly joyous celebration of all things Kate Bush and a testament to the love and good vibes her music inspires among her fans. Full of information as well as reflection. Highly recommended.