Running Up That Hill: 50 Visions of Kate Bush (Hardback)Tom Doyle (author)
Re-examining the life and career of one of our most enigmatic pop stars, Doyle's revelatory volume draws from his own interviews with Kate Bush alongside insights from fellow musicians such as Dave Gilmour and John Lydon to create a rounded portrait of an enduring legend.
Kate Bush: the subject of murmured legend and one of the most idiosyncratic musicians of the modern era. Comprising fifty chapters or 'visions', Running Up That Hill is a multi-faceted biography of this famously elusive figure, viewing her life and work from fresh and illuminating angles.
Featuring details from the author's one-to-one conversations with Kate, as well as vignettes of her key songs, albums, videos and concerts, this artful, candid and often brutally funny portrait introduces the reader to the refreshingly real Kate Bush. Along the way, the narrative also includes vivid reconstructions of transformative moments in her career and insights from the friends and collaborators closest to Kate, including her photographer brother John Carder Bush and fellow artists David Gilmour, John Lydon and Youth.
Running Up That Hill is a vibrant and comprehensive re-examination of Kate Bush and her many creative landmarks.
Publisher: Bonnier Books Ltd
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 592 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 34 mm
'Running Up That Hill offers a range of new ways to appreciate the single-minded inspiration that it springs from' * 9/10 Uncut *
'Funny and illuminating. A refreshing take on one of our most complex, gifted artists' * 4/5 Mojo *
'A very beautiful book' -- Chris Hawkins, BBC Radio 6
'An unconventional but insightful biography of the famously reclusive singer songwriter" * Choice Magazine *
'A great gift for a music fan' * My Weekly Magazine *
'A comprehensive rejection of the caricatures that still cling stubbornly to the subject's name' * The Herald *
'(A) celebration of the famously elusive figure" * Woman and Home *
'Even familiar stories or well-worn anecdotes come to life... Doyle imbues them with a freshness. A thoroughly enjoyable read.' * Super Deluxe Edition *
'The closest we've ever come to understanding the enigmatic, uncompromising Bush on page.' -- Virgin Radio
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