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February 10, 2010, 1:30 pm
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Graeme Thomson
Under The Ivy: The Life & Music Of Kate Bush

[Omnibus Press; May 4, 2010]

In this “first ever in-depth study of Kate Bush’s life and career”, music journalist Graeme Thomson pays a visit to seemingly everyone who has ever set foot within the milieu of the iconic singer-songwriter’s life, from “old school friends, early bandmates, long-term studio collaborators, former managers, producers, musicians, video directors, dance instructors and record company executives”. Conducting over 70 new interviews, Thomson explores Kate’s artistry in impressive detail over nearly 400 pages, touching on everything from her unusual childhood and pre-teen poetry, through her commercial heyday and legendary 1979 tour, to her “gradual retreat into semi-mythical privacy”.

Thomson’s previous biographies include Willie Nelson: The Outlaw and Complicated Shadows: The Life & Music Of Elvis Costello. His most recent book, I Shot A Man In Reno: A History of Death by Murder, Suicide, Fire, Flood, Drugs, Disease & General Misadventure, As Related In Popular Song, was dubbed “one of the most informative and fulfilling music books you’re ever likely to read” by Record Collector.

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