About once a month or so I have a long chat on RNZ about a particular musical artist or genre or a theme – for their regular Tuesday music features. This week I got to talk about about Kate Bush. She’s been one of my favourites since I can remember listening to music.
So I played some of my favourite songs by her – a mere snapshot – and we talked about her artistry, the craft, the way she’s kept personal and professional lives distinct; the decision to not tour, to concentrate on making movies – within the songs and in the videos that present the songs.
There’s a Spotify playlist of the tunes we played.
And obviously this barely touches the surface. So if you are at all intrigued by this there’s so much more to check out from this brilliant musician. But it was a thrill and a pleasure and a privilege and an honour to get to spend 30-40 minutes talking about her impact and importance and playing some of these deep, wondrous songs. I hope you enjoy it too.
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