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PYHOF: Director's Cut by Kate Bush

The strange but charming Kate Bush is back with a new album, Director's Cut. Check out the album cover - a nod to her love for analog!

WHO: Kate Bush
GENRE: Art Rock/Prog Rock
LABEL: Fish People

Whenever Kate Bush is mentioned, her fluid dance movements and graceful eccentricity come to mind. 30 years later and she still remains poised and full of ideas. Director’s Cut features fresher versions of two of her old albums (The Red Shoes from 1993 and The Sensual World from 1989).

“I’ve always been a big fan of analog, and I wanted to try and warm up the sound of the tracks (from The Red Shoes).” she said in a Pitchfork interview. She also expressed her fondness for vinyl: “When you’d buy vinyl, you’d have this lovely-sized object with a lovely picture, and you’d read the lyrics and usually there was something artistic that went with it.” (Read the rest of the interview here).

The first single off the new album is “Deeper Understanding” which tells the story of a relationship between a lonely person and his computer.

Here’s the video of “Deeper Understanding”:



Fan of the older stuff? Here’s “Wuthering Heights” for you!



Photo credits: Images taken from katebushnews.com and katebush2 @ myspace

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written by shhquiet

10 comments

  1. vicuna

    vicuna

    "Heathcliffe, it's me Kathy, come home now".... Ahhh how I love this song!! :))))

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  2. shhquiet

    shhquiet

    @vicuna i can just imagine you singing that song with kate's pitch hahaha!

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  3. vicuna

    vicuna

    ha ha ha :)))))))

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  4. mephisto19

    mephisto19

    the song was on a music cassette a friend made for me... and i almost got the high tones.... :D and i also like that one http://www.youtube.c(…)raVfK6__rJ0 this woman's work... there was a cover version of max-something that is also very good - and high

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  5. zoezo

    zoezo

    i love Albert's computer part in 'Deeper Understanding'.
    Still listening to this album

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  6. copefan

    copefan

    oooooo..... I love Kate!

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  7. jaybees80

    jaybees80

    good surprise ! I love the kate bush universe since 20 years , when I have 10 years old !

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  8. anarollemberg

    anarollemberg

    Kate Bush! I really like this two versions of Wuthering Heights: Josh Pyke - http://youtu.be/diFRft7qwy0 and The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain!!! - http://youtu.be/FF0VaBxb27w

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  9. panchoballard

    panchoballard

    I've still got a crush on Kate Bush! (Oops, that wasn't an intentional rhyme...)

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  10. hervinsyah

    hervinsyah

    I think This Woman's Work is soundtrack of giving birth mother. I sent the video link to the two of my bff's wife who was newly pregnant. Thanks Katie, you're more than my idol, you're my hero

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