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Happy birthday, Kate Bush

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Kate Bush - April 2013

Kate Bush - April 2013

Happy birthday, Kate Bush...
Born Catherine Bush on 30 July 1958 in Bexleyheath, England, Kate Bush is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.
She's one of the United Kingdom's most successful solo female performers of the past 35 years.
In 1978, at the age of 19, Bush topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single "Wuthering Heights" (recorded and produced with the Pink Floyd David Gilmour's help.
She became the first woman to have a UK number one with a self-written song.
She has released ten albums between 1978 and 2011.
Her best-known songs (UK Top 10 hits) are "Wuthering Heights" (1978), "The Man with the Child in His Eyes"(1978), "Babooshka" (1980), "Running Up that Hill" (1985), "King of the Mountain" (2005) and "Don't Give Up" (1986), a duet with Peter Gabriel.
In 1987, she won a Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist.
In 2002, she won an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music.
Her only concert tour of her career was in 1979.
Kate Bush was appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to music.
To conclude, we wish a happy birthday and years of rock to Kate Bush!

Kate Bush - 2008 - Knight of the progs

Kate Bush - 2008 - Knight of the progs

Kate Bush - 2002 - Ivor Novello Award

Kate Bush - 2002 - Ivor Novello Award

[French version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Kate Bush ...
Née Catherine Bush le 30 Juillet 1958 à Bexleyheath, Angleterre, Kate Bush est une chanteuse, auteur-compositeur, musicienne et productrice de disques anglaise.
Elle est l'une des interprètes féminines solo du Royaume-Uni qui a eu le plus de succès depuis les 35 dernières années.
En 1978 , à l'âge de 19 ans, Kate Bush est en tête du "UK Singles Chart" pendant quatre semaines avec son premier single " Wuthering Heights " (enregistré et produit avec l'aide de David Gilmour des Pink Floyd).
Elle est devenue la première femme à être un numéro au Royaume-Uni une avec un titre qu'elle a elle-même composé et interprété .
Elle a sorti dix albums entre 1978 et 2011.
Ses chansons les plus connues ("UK Top 10 Hits") sont "Wuthering Heights" (1978), "The Man with the Child in His Eyes"(1978), "Babooshka" (1980), "Running Up that Hill" (1985), "King of the Mountain" (2005) and "Don't Give Up" (1986), en duo avec Peter Gabriel.
En 1987, elle a remporté un "Brit Award" de la meilleure artiste féminine britannique .
En 2002, elle a remporté un "Ivor Novello Award" pour sa contribution exceptionnelle à la musique britannique.
Elle a fait la seule tournée de sa carrière en 1979.
Kate Bush a été nommé "Commandeur de l'Ordre de l'Empire britannique" pour les services rendus à la musique lors des "New Year Honours" en 2013.
Pour conclure, nous souhaitons un heureux anniversaire et des années de rock à Kate Bush ! ]

Kate Bush - 1986

Kate Bush - 1986

Kate Bush - 1984 - credit: Mick Wall

Kate Bush - 1984 - credit: Mick Wall

Kate Bush - 1981 - credit: Nicolas Wade

Kate Bush - 1981 - credit: Nicolas Wade

Kate Bush - 1979 - Hammersmith Odeon

Kate Bush - 1979 - Hammersmith Odeon

Kate Bush - 1978 - The Kick Inside

Kate Bush - 1978 - The Kick Inside

Kate Bush - 1978 March - Studio

Kate Bush - 1978 March - Studio

Kate Bush - 1978 - credit: Gered mankowitz

Kate Bush - 1978 - credit: Gered mankowitz

Kate Bush - 1978 - credit: Gered mankowitz

Kate Bush - 1978 - credit: Gered mankowitz

Kate Bush - 1978 - credit: Gered mankowitz

Kate Bush - 1978 - credit: Gered mankowitz

Kate Bush - 1978

Kate Bush - 1978

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