Queen of the sensual world

She released her debut single, Wuthering Heights, at 18 - and since then Kate Bush has created some of the most brilliant, surprising and beguiling pop music ever written. A true creative force of nature, as well as the possessor of that unmistakable voice, Bush turns 60 tomorrow - and she is still the pop artist to whom most others bow down, writes Nadine O’Regan

29th July, 2018
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Kate Bush in 1979 Pic: Gered Mankowitz

Kate Bush will be 60 years old tomorrow.

That’s a statistic that’s hard to believe, for one thing because Kate Bush is so tremendously ageless as a singer and songwriter. Her songs seem to exist outside eras; they’re hard to place, perhaps because there’s no one else quite like her. When a Kate Bush song comes on the radio, it could be no one else.

It’s incredible to...

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