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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Kate Bush's '50 Words For Snow' Draws Rave Reviews

The legendary KATE BUSH released her new album 50 Words For Snow yesterday via Anti-Records. The record is already receiving rave reviews. 50 Words For Snow is highly evocative musical and lyrical landscape featuring 7 new tracks with special guest appearances by Elton John, Andy Fairweather Low and Stephen Fry. KATE BUSH has been cited as an immense influence on artists ranging from Florence and the Machine to Tori Amos and Bjork.

Early Critical Acclaim for KATE BUSH's Latest:

"It's all gorgeous. " - Entertainment Weekly

"The album is an intriguing triumphant return" - Huffington Post

"To the relief of anyone who carries a torch for the reclusive genius, it's a beauty. " - The Independent On Sunday (UK)

"50 Words for Snow is extraordinary business as usual for Bush, meaning it's packed with the kind of ideas you can't imagine anyone else in rock having. " - The Guardian

"Her best music, this album included, has the effect of putting one in the kind of treasured, child-like space--not so much innocent as open to imagination--that never gets old. " - Pitchfork

"It's a linguistic lesson you never asked for, or even wanted, but also one you'll never forget. " - Paste Magazine

"She sounds utterly at home defining her own world. It's an amazing place." - Rolling Stone

"Kate Bush is in stunning, entrancing form on "50 Words for Snow ... Over the course of seven expansively spacious, dreamlike compositions, Bush creates a parallel universe of almost matchless beauty." - Detroit Free Press

Kate Bush's artist page

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