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Kate Bush


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3.82 | 231 ratings

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3 stars All this weekend I spent listening to Kate Bush "Aerial". I found her music for myself somewhere in early eighties, and was apsolutely hypnotised by her "Never For Ever" album.

"Army Hero" , and after - "Babooshka" - what could be better? But later I was heavily disappointed with her albums, full off polished pop songs. And I missed any interest to her music for years.

Some years ago she returned back ( with album and in some music awards show in UK), so I just remembered that she exists still. It wasn't enough reason for me to buy her new album, my previous disappointment was too strong.

And now, after some years and after reading many of (mainly) good reviews, I decided just to try. What do you you is the result?

OK, to be fully correct, I will start from sentence, that she is real professional musician /singer and the music in new album is professional. Melodies are not bright enough, after you will finish the @CD album you hardly remember two-three melodies at all. Arrangements are very softly polished, the sound is pure synth,midtempo, a bit melancholical. All album evaporate comfortable feeling with simple synth-drumming, warm atmosphere. During all 2 cd's no explosion, no surprise, no even change of rhythm.

Kate was is good and very characteristic, lyrics are between clever and boring. All in all, was I impressed by her new album after 12 years of silence? No way!

Professional warm polished synth-music with characteristic vocal and monotonious drumming ( in addition to simple synth - music in total). Is that album listenable? Yes, at least you can listen these 2 CD's without pushing yourself and repeat after short time. Is this album masterpiece? Are you joking?!

Comfortable listening after your children went to sleep.

snobb | 3/5 |


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