KATE BUSH Released Her Spectacular Debut Single ‘WUTHERING HEIGHTS’ 45 Years Ago Today

Top singles from the past

20 January 2023

45 years ago today, on 20th January 1978 art-pop queen KATE BUSH
released her spectacular debut single WUTHERING HEIGHTS. She wrote
it at the age of 18 and the gem made her an instant star.

The song featured on her first album The Kick Inside.

Wuthering Heights topped the UK Charts for 4 weeks and also
scored #1 in Australia, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand and Portugal.

Pitchfork named it the 5th best song of the 70s,
a couple of years ago.

The original video.

KATE BUSH: Facebook – Instagram

No 1 Singles This Day In 1968 – 1972 – 1978

Top singles from the past…

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Artist: Otis Redding
September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967
Song: (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay
No 1: on the US Soul Charts this day in 1968 – 53 years ago

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Artist: Harry Nilsson
June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994
Song: Without You
No 1: in the UK this day in 1972 – 49 years ago

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Artist: Kate Bush
Song: Wuthering Heights. – debut single
No 1: in the UK this day in 1978 – 43 years ago

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

Timeless in sound and vision…


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…

KATE BUSH: Website – Facebook – You Tube