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Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love mp3 album Performer: Kate Bush
Title: Hounds Of Love
Style: Synth-pop, Ballad, Art Rock
Country: UK
Size MP3: 1997 mb
Size FLAC: 1242 mb
Rating: 4.8
Format: ASF MP1 TTA AHX FLAC AUD VQF

Hounds of Love is the fifth studio album by English singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush, released by EMI Records on 16 September 1985. It was a commercial success and marked a return to the public eye for Bush after the relatively poor sales of her previous album, 1982's The Dreaming. The album's lead single, "Running Up That Hill", became one of Bush's biggest hits. The album's first side produced three further successful singles, "Cloudbusting", "Hounds of Love", and "The Big Sky".

Fifth album by Kate Bush, released by EMI Records on 16 September 1985. Two years in the making, the album was written, composed and produced by Kate. Following the disappointing performance of her fourth album The Dreaming and its singles, executives at Bush's label were concerned about sales largely due to the long time period it took to produce the album. It is considered by many fans and music critics to be Bush's best album, and has been regularly voted one of the greatest albums of all time. Ronnie Randall wrote in Sounds: "Dramatic moving, and wildly, unashamedly, beautifully romantic. Jane Solanas in NME added: "It's an obvious progression of the skill shown on The Dreaming.

Kate Bush's strongest album to date also marked her breakthrough into the American charts, and yielded a set of dazzling videos as well as an enviable body of hits, spearheaded by "Running Up That Hill," her biggest single since "Wuthering Heights. Strangely enough, Hounds of Love was no less complicated in its structure, imagery, and extra-musical references (even lifting a line of dialogue from Jacques Tourneur's Curse of the Demon for the intro of the title song) than The Dreaming, which had been roundly criticized for being too ambitious and complex.

When Kate Bush debuted in early 1978 with Wuthering Heights, arguably pop’s most uncanny ballad, she arrived as England’s first and perhaps only out-of-the-box pop genius. But by 1985, the year of Hounds of Love, she needed to reaffirm her appeal. Thanks to MTV, UK pop had exploded in worldwide popularity since The Dreaming, her self-produced record that EMI nearly returned for lacking potential singles; its only hit, Sat in Your Lap, was 15 months old by the time the album finally reached stores in 1982. Raging and experimental, it was akin to Public Image Ltd. and Siouxsie and the Banshees, not early Sheena Easton, and sold far less than its predecessors.

Kate Bush was an oddity when she burst onto the popular music scene in the late 70's, famously discovered by David Gilmour of Pink Floyd in 1978 backed by a bunch of prog rock veterans she released debut album The Kick Inside. Along with two famous music videos (featuring both a white and red dress), the lead single Wuthering Heights was a weird blend of progressive rock, classical and literary influences that demonstrated a raw, unusual talent beyond her years. Hounds of Love is a strange album. The first half of the album saw a number of great pop singles but on the later half Kate really extended herself with hit or miss experimentation that still kept within songwriting boundaries enough to not feel out of place. As an overall package, it is a remarkable effort but it is hard to believe it enjoyed the commercial success that it did sometimes when you listen to patchier cuts like Waking the Witch.

Hounds of Love is the fifth studio album by singer, songwriter and producer Kate Bush. Widely considered her magnum opus, it lit another rocket under Bush’s career (following the she’s gone mad response of her previous record) and went onto finally break the US market alongside becoming her best-selling album. Split across 2 discs, the album incorporates 2 very different sections. The first to be recorded in Bush’s own home studio, the album is a drastic departure from The Dreaming. Featuring more honed production and techniques, it allowed Bush to leave the bustle of London and retreat back into the countryside, away from the grips of her label EMI. Instead of crowded cityscapes, songs were written gazing across scenery and allowed the harsh mankind’s screwing things up energy to depart in favour of a more positive one.

Hounds of Love saw Bush reining in the kookier aspects of The Dreaming, channelling them into epic electro-pop that tackled big issues of life and death and God with gripping drama and intensity.

Tracklist

A1 Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)
A2 Hounds Of Love
A3 The Big Sky
A4 Mother Stands For Comfort
A5 Cloudbusting
A6 And Dream Of Sheep
B7 Under Ice
B8 Waking The Witch
B9 Watching You Without Me
B10 Jig Of Life
B11 Hello Earth
B12 The Morning Fog

Companies, etc.

  • Duplicated By – Professional Duplication Studio L. Dziugieł

Notes

Songs are listed sequentially over the sides.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM / ZAIKS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
KAB1, EJ 24 0384 1, EJ2403841 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI KAB1, EJ 24 0384 1, EJ2403841 UK 1985
7461642, CDP 7461642 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI 7461642, CDP 7461642 Australia Unknown
E1-46164 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album, RE) EMI-Manhattan Records E1-46164 US 1987
EJ 240384 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(Cass, Album) Portrait EJ 240384 Israel Unknown
AFZLP 087 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat) Audio Fidelity AFZLP 087 US 2010

Tracklist Hide Credits

Hounds Of Love
A1 Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)
Balalaika – Paddy BushBass – Del PalmerDrums – Stuart ElliottGuitar – Alan Murphy
5:00
A2 Hounds Of Love
Cello – Johnathan Williams*Drums – Charlie Morgan, Stuart Elliott
3:01
A3 The Big Sky
Bass – YouthDidgeridoo – Paddy BushDrums – Charlie MorganGuitar – Alan MurphyHandclaps – Charlie*, Del*Percussion – Morris Pert
4:41
A4 Mother Stands For Comfort
Bass – Eberhard WeberDrums – Stuart Elliott
3:06
A5 Cloudbusting
Arranged By [Strings] – Dave LawsonBacking Vocals – Brian Bath, Del Palmer, John Carder Bush, Paddy BushDrums – Charlie Morgan, Stuart ElliottStrings – The Medicci Sextet
5:04
The Ninth Wave
B1 And Dream Of Sheep
Bouzouki – Donal LunnyWhistle – John Sheahan
2:46
B2 Under Ice
Harmony Vocals – Paddy Bush
2:21
B3 Waking The Witch
Bass [Fairlight] – Del PalmerDrums – Charlie MorganGuitar – Alan MurphySynthesizer [Synthesizer Sequences] – Kevin McAlea
3:39
B4 Watching You Without Me
Double Bass – Danny ThompsonDrums – Stuart Elliott
4:06
B5 Jig Of Life
Bass – Del PalmerBouzouki, Bodhrán – Donal LunnyDidgeridoo, Other [Original Music Discovered By] – Paddy BushDrums – Charlie Morgan, Stuart ElliottFiddle, Whistle – John SheahanNarrator – John Carder BushUilleann Pipes – Liam O'Flynn
5:05
B6 Hello Earth
Arranged By [Voices] – Michael BerkeleyBass – Eberhard WeberBouzouki – Donal LunnyChoir – The Richard Hickox SingersConductor – Richard HickoxDrums – Stuart ElliottGuitar – Brian BathLeader [Choir Directed By] – Richard HickoxUilleann Pipes – Liam O'Flynn
6:12
B7 The Morning Fog
Bass – Del PalmerGuitar – John Williams Synthesizer – Kevin McAleaViolin [Violins], Fujara [Fujare] – Paddy Bush
2:35

Credits

  • Arranged By [Irish Arrangements] – Bill Whelan
  • Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangements] – Michael Kaman*
  • Engineer – Bill Somerville-Large, Brian Tench, Del Palmer, Haydn Bendall, James Guthrie, Nigel Walker, Paul Hardiman
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Pearce Dunne*
  • Mastered By [Cut By] – Ian Cooper
  • Mixed By – Brian Tench (tracks: A1, A3, A5 to B7), Julian Mendelsohn (tracks: A2, A4)
  • Producer – Kate*
  • Programmed By [Linn Programming] – Del Palmer
  • Technician [Studio Maintenance] – Jim Jones
  • Voice, Synthesizer [Fairlight], Piano – Kate Bush
  • Written-By – Kate*

Notes

All tracks Castle.
EMI Records Australia. Manufactured and distributed by EMI Music Group of Companies, Sydney, Australia and Lower Hutt, New Zealand.
(P) and (C) 1985 Original sound recording made by Novercia Ltd.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
KAB1, EJ 24 0384 1, EJ2403841 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI KAB1, EJ 24 0384 1, EJ2403841 UK 1985
7461642, CDP 7461642 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI 7461642, CDP 7461642 Australia Unknown
E1-46164 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album, RE) EMI-Manhattan Records E1-46164 US 1987
EJ 240384 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(Cass, Album) Portrait EJ 240384 Israel Unknown
AFZLP 087 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat) Audio Fidelity AFZLP 087 US 2010

Tracklist Hide Credits

Hounds Of Love
A1 Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)
Balalaika – Paddy Bush
A2 Hounds Of Love
Cello – Johnathan Williams*
A3 The Big Sky
Bass – YouthDidgeridoo – Paddy BushPercussion – Morris Pert
A4 Mother Stands For Comfort
Bass – Eberhard Weber
A5 Cloudbusting
Arranged By [Strings] – Dave LawsonBacking Vocals – Brian Bath, Del Palmer, John Carder Bush, Paddy BushStrings – The Medicci Sextet
The Ninth Wave
B1 And Dream Of Sheep
Whistle – John Sheahan
B2 Under Ice
Backing Vocals [Harmonic Vocals] – Paddy Bush
B3 Waking The Witch
Synthesizer [Synthesizer Sequences] – Kevin McAlea
B4 Watching You Without Me
Double Bass – Danny Thompson
B5 Jig Of Life
Bodhrán – Donal LunnyDidgeridoo – Paddy BushFiddle, Whistle – John SheahanUilleann Pipes – Liam O'FlynnVocals – John Carder Bush
B6 Hello Earth
Arranged By [Vocals] – Michael BerkeleyBass – Eberhard WeberBouzouki – Donal LunnyChoir – The Richard Hickox SingersDirected By [Choir] – Richard HickoxDrums – Stuart Elliot*Guitar – Brian BathUilleann Pipes – Liam O'Flynn
B7 The Morning Fog
Guitar – John Williams Synthesizer – Kevin McAleaViolin [Violins], Fujara [Fujare] – Paddy Bush

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Kate Bush Music Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Novercia Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Novercia Ltd.

Credits

  • Arranged By [Irish Arrangements] – Bill Whelan
  • Arranged By [Orchestral] – Michael Kaman*
  • Bouzouki – Donal Lunny (tracks: B1, B5, B6)
  • Drums – Charlie Morgan (tracks: A2, A3, A5, B3, B5), Stuart Elliot* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, B3 to B6)
  • Engineer – Bill Somerville-Large, Brian Tench, Del Palmer, Haydn Bendall, James Guthrie, Nigel Walker, Paul Hardiman
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Pearse Dunne
  • Guitar – Alan Murphy (tracks: A1, A3, B3)
  • Lacquer Cut By – Ian Cooper
  • Mixed By – Brian Tench (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B1 to B7), Julian Mendelsohn (tracks: A2, A4)
  • Producer, Piano, Synthesizer [Fairlight], Voice, Written-By – Kate Bush
  • Programmed By [Linn Programming] – Del Palmer (tracks: A1, B3, B7)

Notes

Mastered at Townhouse Studios, London

'Hello Earth' contains elements of 'Tsintskaro', a Georgian folk song.

This is the marbled cassette version.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
KAB1, EJ 24 0384 1, EJ2403841 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI KAB1, EJ 24 0384 1, EJ2403841 UK 1985
7461642, CDP 7461642 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI 7461642, CDP 7461642 Australia Unknown
E1-46164 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album, RE) EMI-Manhattan Records E1-46164 US 1987
EJ 240384 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(Cass, Album) Portrait EJ 240384 Israel Unknown
AFZLP 087 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat) Audio Fidelity AFZLP 087 US 2010