Kate Bush to release new live album

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The 58-year-old musician will comprise the record out of performances taken from her 22-show run at London’s Hammersmith Apollo in 2014.

The album, entitled ‘Before The Dawn’, will mark the star’s first release since 2011’s ’50 Words for Snow’.

The compilation is billed as a triple album, with each one marking different sections of the run of concerts she performed.
‘Act One’ consists of a seven song set of hits from throughout Kate’s career including tracks such as ‘Hounds of Love’ and ‘Running Up That Hill’.
‘Act Two’ features the songs from side two of the 1985 album ‘Hounds of Love’, in a sequence of songs collectively titled ‘The Ninth Wave’.
Tracks on this section of the album will include the spoken word piece ‘The Astronomer’s Call’.
Finally, ‘Act Three’ is made up of the songs from side two of Kate’s 2005 album ‘Aerial’, collectively known as ‘A Sky of Honey’.

As well as including the show’s encore performance – which featured tracks ‘Among Angels’ and ‘Cloudbusting’ – ‘Act Three’ also treats fans to ‘Tawny Moon’, a brand new track sung by Kate’s son Bertie McIntosh, which gets its first official release on the live album.

It will also feature ‘Never Be Mine’, a track which Kate didn’t actually perform at any of her Hammersmith Apollo dates.
It is thought that the recording of this track came from her rehearsals leading up to the shows and was originally featured on the 1989 album ‘The Sensual World’.
The 2014 shows marked Kate’s first gigs since her one and only tour in 1979.

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