Like I wrote yesterday, I’ve started simply running the “famous” Kate Bush cover versions that everyone knows, because I need to cut down on my YouTube surfing in search of Kate Bush covers. Actually, though, I’m not that sure if this qualifies as a famous cover. I thought everyone knew this one, but maybe I […]
I’ve had a crappy day, so I need some ukelele music to cheer me up. And so do you. Commercial release of this was actually pre-empted by EMI in 2003 or thereabouts, because they were expecting a new Kate Bush album really, really soon. Don’t see why they bothered.
Before starting on this series, I thought it would be much easier for a male singer to do interesting things with a Kate Bush song than for a female singer. Since then, I’ve been repeatedly proven wrong by several female singers, and by Angra. But this is the sort of thing I was thinking about: […]
To be honest, I don’t really like what Brazilian Power/Sympho Metal band Angra have done with Wuthering Heights”: It’s technically all very well and the singer does a decent job, but to do the job, he has to use a rather unattractive falsetto register. What’s worse is that it doesn’t add anything to the original. […]
A completely different, Green Day-esque approach compared to the straightforward reading that Pat Benatar gave the song. I like this quite a bit but I also know it’s not everybody’s cup of tea. There’s quite a few covers of Wuthering Heights on YouTube, but for variety, I’ll post some other songs first.
To fill the time while waiting for The Director’s Cut, I’m gonna post a Kate Bush cover every day for a while. In the past decade, covers of Kate’s work have proliferated and I expect to be easily able to fill a month. Canadian singer Pat Benatar was probably the first person to cover a […]