Tag: Director’s Cut

Stream: Kate Bush, ‘Running Up That Hill’ (2012 Remix) — from Olympic closing ceremony

Stream: Kate Bush, ‘Running Up That Hill’ (2012 Remix) — from Olympic closing ceremony

As it’s now Aug. 12 in most parts of the world, Kate Bush’s new “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” [2012 Remix] has gone on sale through digital retailers around the world — although there’s still no sign of it on the U.S. versions of iTunes or Amazon.com. Nevertheless, you can hear the 5:31-long track via ATRL.

Kate Bush to release new ‘Running Up That Hill’ remix at close of London Olympics

Kate Bush to release new ‘Running Up That Hill’ remix at close of London Olympics

Amid rumors that the stage-shy singer somehow will participate in Sunday’s London Olympics closing ceremony, Kate Bush apparently is set to release a new remix of her best-known hit, ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God).’ A listing for a 2012 remix of the song was up on Amazon.co.uk, although it’s now been removed.

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out the first of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. First up: Your Top 10 compilations, box sets and/or live albums.

Stream: Kate Bush, ‘50 Words for Snow’ — first all-new album in 6 years

Stream: Kate Bush, ‘50 Words for Snow’ — first all-new album in 6 years

Still another week before the release of Kate Bush’s new album ’50 Words for Snow’ — a 65-minute collection featuring ‘seven brand new tracks set against a background of falling snow’ — but you can now stream the full record in advance of its release via NPR Music.

Kate Bush to release ‘50 Words for Snow’ — first new album in 6 years — in November

Kate Bush to release ‘50 Words for Snow’ — first new album in 6 years — in November

Kate Bush this morning announced she will release a brand-new album called ’50 Words for Snow’ — a 65-minute collection featuring ‘seven brand new tracks set against a background of falling snow’ — in late November on her newly launched record label, Fish People.

EMI exec on new Kate Bush album: ‘We’ve been told to prepare for a November release’

EMI exec on new Kate Bush album: ‘We’ve been told to prepare for a November release’

Rumors have swirled all year that the studio-shy Kate Bush is working on new music and now we have the most concrete evidence yet: Mark Poston, chairman of EMI Music Australia, tells a newspaper Down Under that he’s expecting to release a new Kate Bush album in November.

New releases: Primal Scream, David Byrne, Peter Hook, Blondie, Elvis Costello

New releases: Primal Scream, David Byrne, Peter Hook, Blondie, Elvis Costello

This week’s new releases include concert DVDs/Blu-rays from Primal Scream and David Byrne; a live album of Peter Hook performing ‘Unknown Pleasures’; a reissue of Elvis Costello’s ‘Get Happy!!’ on audiophile vinyl; and the U.S. CD release of Kate Bush’s ‘Director’s Cut.’

New releases: Kate Bush, Nick Cave, Peter Hook, The Replacements, Go-Go’s

New releases: Kate Bush, Nick Cave, Peter Hook, The Replacements, Go-Go’s

This week’s new releases include Kate Bush’s new ‘Director’s Cut’ and five reissues; four 2CD reissues from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds; Peter Hook’s ‘1102/2011′ EP of Joy Division covers; The Replacements’ ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ on vinyl; and a 2CD reissue of the Go-Go’s ‘Beauty and the Beat.’

Full-album stream: Kate Bush, ‘Director’s Cut’

Full-album stream: Kate Bush, ‘Director’s Cut’

The first new album in six years from Kate Bush — ‘Director’s Cut,’ featuring 10 reworked tracks off 1989’s ‘The Sensual World’ and 1993’s ‘The Red Shoes’ — arrives Monday in the U.K., and, on this side of the pond, NPR is giving fans an early listen with a full-album stream.

Video: Kate Bush, ‘Deeper Understanding’

Video: Kate Bush, ‘Deeper Understanding’

Directed by Kate Bush herself, the video for the singer’s new version of ‘Deeper Understanding’ — the first single off next month’s ‘Director’s Cut’ — is a little nutty, with ‘Harry Potter’ fixture Robbie Coltrane starring as a man who falls in love with a computer program.

Stream: Sample of Kate Bush’s ‘Flower of the Mountain’ (new version of ‘Sensual World’)

Stream: Sample of Kate Bush’s ‘Flower of the Mountain’ (new version of ‘Sensual World’)

Fans of Kate Bush this morning got another sneak peak at her forthcoming collection ‘Director’s Cut’ when the singer released a sample of a third track off the album, ‘Flower of the Mountain.’

Stream: Sample of Kate Bush’s reworked ‘Lily,’ off ‘Director’s Cut’ compilation

Stream: Sample of Kate Bush’s reworked ‘Lily,’ off ‘Director’s Cut’ compilation

A week after revealing the tracklist to her forthcoming collection ‘Director’s Cut’ — featuring 10 retooled songs form 1989’s ‘The Sensual World’ and 1993’s ‘The Red Shoes’ — Kate Bush today dropped a sample of a second track off the album, ‘Lilly.’

Kate Bush reveals ‘Director’s Cut’ tracklist; stream 1st single, ‘Deeper Understanding’

Kate Bush reveals ‘Director’s Cut’ tracklist; stream 1st single, ‘Deeper Understanding’

Kate Bush returned to the studio to record all-new vocals for the 10 tracks off ‘The Sensual World’ and ‘The Red Shoes’ that comprise her forthcoming collection ‘Director’s Cut,’ the singer announced today, revealing both the set’s tracklist and its first single — a reworked ‘Deeper Understanding.’

Sample: Kate Bush Auto-Tunes 1989’s ‘Deeper Understanding’ for ‘Director’s Cut’ single

Sample: Kate Bush Auto-Tunes 1989’s ‘Deeper Understanding’ for ‘Director’s Cut’ single

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