Header

THE SINGLE FILE (VHS)

Kate Bush

Prog Related


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Kate Bush The Single File (VHS) album cover
3.60 | 9 ratings | 2 reviews | 12% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy KATE BUSH Music
from Progarchives.com partners
DVD/Video, released in 1983

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Wuthering Heights
2. Man With The Child In His Eyes
3. Hammer Horror
4. Wow
5. Them Heavy People
6. Breathing
7. Babooshka
8. Army Dreamers
9. Sat In Your Lap
10. The Dreaming
11. Suspended In Gaffa
12. There Goes A Tenner

Lyrics

Search KATE BUSH The Single File (VHS) lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search KATE BUSH The Single File (VHS) tabs

Line-up / Musicians

Musician's credits not given.

Releases information

Novercia, LTD and EMI Records, LTD

Thanks to Slartibartfast for the addition
Edit this entry

KATE BUSH MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy KATE BUSH The Single File (VHS) Music


No release results - showing artist results instead
Hounds of LoveHounds of Love
Import
Emi 2011
Audio CD$6.77
$5.60 (used)
The Kick InsideThe Kick Inside
Parlophone 1997
Audio CD$4.34
$3.16 (used)
LionheartLionheart
Parlophone 1990
Audio CD$4.66
$3.61 (used)
Never For EverNever For Ever
Parlophone 1990
Audio CD$4.55
$0.29 (used)
50 Words For Snow50 Words For Snow
ANTI Records 2011
Audio CD$9.98
$5.87 (used)
The Whole StoryThe Whole Story
EMI 1990
Audio CD$4.66
$0.42 (used)
The Sensual WorldThe Sensual World
SBME SPECIAL MKTS. 2008
Audio CD$2.86
$1.04 (used)
The DreamingThe Dreaming
Import
Fish People 2011
Audio CD$7.13
$12.51 (used)
The Red ShoesThe Red Shoes
Sbme Special Mkts. 2008
Audio CD$2.25
$0.68 (used)
AerialAerial
Sony Legacy 2010
Audio CD$12.02
$19.12 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Bush, Kate-Bush, Kate - Hounds Of Love: Aclassic... DVD NEW US $17.16 Buy It Now 9h 3m
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love (Under Review) DVD R4 *NEW & SEALED* US $6.68 Buy It Now 10h 13m
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love - Under Review DVD US $16.14 Buy It Now 11h 55m
Kate Bush The Line, The Cross & The Curve Stereo VHS (CMV, 1994) US $6.50 [0 bids]
US $8.45 Buy It Now
11h 59m
Kate Bush The Whole Story Video LP Stereo VHS (Sony, 1986) US $5.00 [0 bids]
US $6.50 Buy It Now
11h 59m
Kate Bush "1979 Television Special" Featuring Peter Gabriel DVD- Ntsc - Import US $19.99 Buy It Now 13h 35m
KATE BUSH - HOUNDS OF LOVE : A CLASSIC ALBUM UNDER REVIEW [REGION FREE] NEW DVD US $13.17 Buy It Now 1 day
Kate Bush: The Only Girl in the World DVD Region 1, NTSC US $13.65 Buy It Now 1 day
Kate Bush: The Only Girl in the World - Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) Region 1 Br US $22.69 Buy It Now 2 days
KATE BUSH LIVE AT HAMMERSMITH ODEON VHS OOP IN CONCERT 1979 TOUR US $50.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Kate Bush: A Life Of Surprises DVD Region ALL, NTSC US $14.42 Buy It Now 3 days
KATE BUSH - THE WHOLE STORY (1986) MUSIC VIDEOS - GERMAN VHS US $35.00 Buy It Now 3 days
KATE BUSH: A LIFE OF SURPRISES - KATE BUSH: A LIFE OF SURPRISES (2PC) NEW DVD US $28.59 Buy It Now 4 days
KATE BUSH HOUNDS OF LOVE UNDER REVIEW DVD New! SEALED US $19.98 Buy It Now 5 days
THE KATE BUSH STORY: RUNNING UP THAT HILL + 1979 BBC XMAS TV SPECIAL ON DVD US $21.95 Buy It Now 6 days
"AlternaVision" Vol.7 Rare PROMO VHS Reel-Lenny Kravitz,Kate Bush,Mekons,3rd Bas US $12.99 Buy It Now 7 days
Kate Bush "Rubberband Girl" PROMO-ONLY VHS tape - Columbia Records US $14.99 Buy It Now 7 days
KATE BUSH-ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD DVD NEW US $18.57 Buy It Now 8 days
KATE BUSH: The Whole Story concert 1986 VHS US $4.49 [0 bids]
8 days
VHS 1990 KATE BUSH - THE SENSUAL WORLD VIDEOS VIDEO MUSIC CASSETTE with COVER US $9.99 Buy It Now 9 days
Kate Bush The Sensual World The Videos VHS Tape NEW US $50.00 Buy It Now 9 days
Kate Bush The Whole Story VHS NEW Hounds Of Love Big Sky Running Up That Hill US $50.00 Buy It Now 9 days
Kate Bush The Collection DVD US $14.99 Buy It Now 10 days
KATE BUSH: THE ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD - NEW DVD US $13.66 Buy It Now 10 days
Kate Bush - The Sensual World (VHS, 1989) Music Videos FREE SHIPPING! US $9.99 Buy It Now 11 days
Kate Bush Only Girl In The World DVD Eng 2.35:1 US $21.79 Buy It Now 12 days
KATE BUSH THE WHOLE STORY [VHS] Video (ACC) US $6.97 Buy It Now 13 days
KATE BUSH(HOUNDS OF LOVE)" REGION 3 IMPORT" UMBRELLA ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE US $16.95 Buy It Now 14 days
Best of Kenny Everett show Rolling Stones Roxy Music Kate Bush David Bowie VHS US $42.77 Buy It Now 15 days
Kate Bush Hounds Of Love: A Classic Album Under Review DVD Region ALL, NTSC US $13.16 Buy It Now 17 days
KATE BUSH - HOUNDS OF LOVE: CLASSIC ALBUM UNDER REVIEW NEW DVD US $22.02 Buy It Now 17 days
Kate Bush - The Line, The Cross & The Curve - VHS - RARE - OOP US $19.99 Buy It Now 17 days
KATE BUSH - ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD NEW DVD US $24.59 Buy It Now 17 days
KATE BUSH Hounds of love Under review US $7.12 Buy It Now 19 days
KATE BUSH | UNDER REVIEW | DVD | FREE SHIPPING! US $9.99 Buy It Now 22 days
KATE BUSH - UNDER REVIEW - NEW DVD US $13.33 Buy It Now 23 days
Kate Bush: Under Review DVD Region ALL, NTSC US $13.32 Buy It Now 23 days
Kate Bush: Hounds of Love - Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) Region 1 Brand New Free US $22.96 Buy It Now 23 days
KATE BUSH - UNDER REVIEW NEW DVD US $22.02 Buy It Now 23 days
Kate Bush: Hounds of Love - Music DVD - All Region DVD US $11.13 Buy It Now 24 days
KATE BUSH: A LIFE OF SURPRISES [REGION FREE] NEW DVD BOXSET US $14.40 Buy It Now 27 days
Kate Bush - The Sensual World - The Videos (VHS, 1990) US $8.99 Buy It Now 28 days
KATE BUSH Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1979 Digital Japanese Laserdisc EMI Music US $99.99 Buy It Now 28 days
Kate Bush: A Life of Surprises - Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) Region 1 Brand New US $28.73 Buy It Now 28 days
KATE BUSH/PETER GABRIEL**1979: TELEVISION SPECIAL**DVD US $13.95 Buy It Now 29 days

More places to buy KATE BUSH music online Buy KATE BUSH & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for KATE BUSH DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

KATE BUSH The Single File (VHS) ratings distribution


3.60
(9 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(12%)
12%
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(62%)
62%
Good, but non-essential (25%)
25%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

KATE BUSH The Single File (VHS) reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by AtomicCrimsonRush
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Symphonic Team
3 stars This VHS sat in my player for quite some time and I thrashed it to death as it was very compelling colection of Kate Bush's infamous video clips with her greatest hits at the time. It begins with the enigmatic Wuthering Heights; "Oh it gets dark, it gets lonely, On the other side from you, I pine a lot, I find the lot, Falls through without you, I'm coming back love, cruel Heathcliff, My only one dream, my only master..." Wuthering Heights grabbed my attention as a teen and still retains its power to instil in me feelings of a cold, lonely spirit who is coming back to grab Heathcliffe's soul away. It is chilling stuff based on the famous Bronte novel. The film clip that was played to death at the time featured an ethereal forest setting with Bush waving her lithe body and bending over backwards and stalking with arms outstretched; unforgettable images from a theatrical master. She looked a picture as she stared at the camera with her wide gaping eyes and flowing hair. the clip ends with her disappearing and reappearing bending her body like a sapling.

Man With The Child In His Eyes has Bush in a studio watching the camera with eagle eyes and moving slowly as she mimes the words. A beautiful song with great visuals.

Hammer Horror is a chilling clip with Bush miming smashing someone with a hammer and she is dressed in ethereal flowing dress with creepy facial expressions. Once again she mimes the whole song in a dance ballet style.

Breathing is Bush at her sexiest as she mimics a Barbarella type scenario, lying on her back in a sexualised pose and miming the bizarre words.

Babooshka is one of the most memorable with Bush looking like an Aztec warrior in sexy Xena like garb complete with phallic sword that she slashes through the air. She looks beautiful with the lights behind her hair glowing and she also has a section where she is in black with a face covering veil and she plays a massive cello. Indelible images of the 80s.

Army Dreamers has Bush in a Vietnam setting with her leering in to the lens with her photogenic looks and there are tanks and camouflage and soldiers to help the scenery.

The Dreaming is interesting reenacting the Houdini escape artist events.

Overall it is a great little video; quite popular at the time and very memorable.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to AtomicCrimsonRush (BETA) | Report this review (#285466) | Review Permalink
Posted Monday, June 07, 2010

Review by Finnforest
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
4 stars The essential video collection for the Bush fan

Kate's first collection of her video work was called "The Single File" and it contains videos from her first album up through 1982's The Dreaming. This collection is preferable to the later ones as it contains her most precious video work. All of the great early stuff is here and it includes more of The Dreaming videos. Some of The Dreaming videos were later sacrificed for the lamer Hounds videos a few years later, on the Whole Story project. The Whole Story also trashes the amazing "Wuthering Heights" song by redoing the vocals and drums with disastrous results. Like many artists, Kate failed to acknowledge the remarkable qualities of her earliest work and was contemptuous of some it.

I unapologetically maintain that Bush's earliest work was her strongest, from the debut album and Tour of Life masterpieces through the experimental gem The Dreaming. She lost that amazing spark after this period, becoming much more guarded, much more predictable, and much less fun. Aside from The Ninth Wave which is a formidable piece of work, there is nothing post-Dreaming which I consider essential Kate listening anymore. Sensual World, Red Shoes, and Aerial have some nice moments between them, but all pale in comparison to her 1978-1982 run.

The Single File gives us the best compilation of her greatest period. The fact that her video budgets and professional studio skills increased substantially after this makes it ironic that the work became so much less interesting and less passionate. These old videos, which may seem cheesy and old fashioned by today's standards, are precisely the vehicles to best present Bush's amazing talents at dance, music, theatrical style/costuming, and intimate presentation. Kate doesn't need the Donald Sutherland or the big Hounds era videos to engage you, she did so much more effectively in these early, intimate, "musical numbers" by staring you straight in the eye and "moving." These videos are emotionally gripping and feature a direct "human connection", something seemingly lost on most music videos enslaved to linear plots and special effects.

The early video is pure imagination, immediacy, and youthful sass caught on tape, a mix which proved unmatchable by the more mature Bush, and in my book ranks as some of the most memorable video ever created. Without Kate-bashing, because I understand her frustrations with the music industry and fame, her early work contains a certain magic that is the product of naivety and wonder, which is truly special. Something got lost later on as a more cynical and sad seriousness crept in, perhaps inevitably, but unfortunate all the same. From what I can discern, Kate was truly having fun the first five years. After that, she was enduring, and it shows.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to Finnforest (BETA) | Report this review (#314378) | Review Permalink
Posted Thursday, November 11, 2010

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of KATE BUSH "The Single File (VHS)"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.34 seconds