40 Years Ago KATE BUSH Scored A Number One Hit In The UK With Debut Single ‘WUTHERING HEIGHTS’…

Timeless in sound and vision…

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11 March 2018

Iconic singer/songwriter and fascinating performer KATE BUSH hit the top spot with
debut single WUTHERING HEIGHTS on the UK singles chart on 11 March 1978 – 40 years ago today – and stayed there for four weeks. Bush was inspired by the novel of the same name and wrote, at the age of 18, the idiosyncratic and spectacular song after watching the last ten minutes of a BBC mini-series based on Wuthering Heights. Legend goes that when Bush discovered that she shared the same birthday with writer Emily Brontë (30 July) she decided to write a song about the book within the space of just a few hours. Here’s that prodigious pearl, here’s that breathtaking voice, here’s that classic…

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KATE BUSH: Website – Facebook – You Tube


WUTHERING HEIGHTS was on her debut LP THE KICK INSIDE

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