Kate Bush, 'Deeper Understanding'

The first tease of Kate Bush’s upcoming Director’s Cut album — which revisits tracks from 1989’s The Sensual World and 1993’s The Red Shoes — has surfaced online: a 30-second sample of the new version of “Deeper Understanding,” which finds Bush’s incomparable vocals run through Auto-Tune on the chorus.

The clip, via KateBushNews.com, is posted at Amazon.co.uk, which also indicates the new version of the song — which will be released digitally on April 5 — runs nearly two minutes longer than the original, which appeared on The Sensual World. You can hear both the 30-second clip of the new version and the complete 22-year-old original below.

The tracklist has not yet been announced for Director’s Cut, which will be released as a single disc or a 3CD set including remastered editions of Sensual World and Red Shoes. Reissues of 1982’s The Dreaming and 1985’s Hounds of Love also are expected this year.

UPDATE 3/30/11: The “Deeper Understanding” sample posted below now has been removed from Amazon’s preview page, and a new sample of the track was posted today on YouTube and linked on Kate Bush’s Facebook page. The new 47-second clip, which you can hear below, does not include the apparent Auto-Tuning. Was the Amazon clip fake? We’ll know for sure Monday, when the single debuts on BBC Radio 2.

Sample Kate Bush’s new version of ‘Deeper Understanding’ after the jump…

Kate Bush, ‘Deeper Understanding’ (2011) [SAMPLE] by Slicing Up Eyeballs

Kate Bush, ‘Deeper Understanding’ (1989) by Slicing Up Eyeballs



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