Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love mp3 album
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. I don't know if I have ever had an album grow on me as much as Hounds of Love has. Yes, it has some of the basic 80's synths and song structures, but there is so much passion and emotion put into these tracks. Kate Bush's vocals are impeccable, and put over the sweet, dreamy instrumentals which were 100% produced by her, the final result is a sensationally beautiful album. fav tracks: Cloudbusting (standout), The Big Sky, Waking the Witch, Jig of Life.
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.
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. Side 1, titled Hounds of Love, features all 4 singles and threads its 5 songs together through a loose theme of love. Side 2, however, is an entirely different scenario
|Hounds Of Love|
|A1||The Big Sky||4:40|
|The Ninth Wave|
|B1||Watching You Without Me||4:06|
|B2||Jig Of Life||4:16|
- Arranged By [Irish Arrangements] – Bill Whelan
- Arranged By [Orchestral] – Michael Kaman*
- Coordinator [Production Coordinator 10 Inch LP] – Ernie Campagna
- Design – Bill Smith Studio
- Design [Graphics For 10 Inch EP] – Bob Wynne Graphics
- Engineer – Bill Somerville-Lange*, Brian Tench, Del Palmer, Hayden Bendall*, James Guthrie, Nigel Walker, Paul Hardiman
- Engineer [All Linn Programming] – Del Palmer
- Engineer [Assistant] – Pearce Dunne*
- Mastered By [10 Inch LP] – Kevin Gray, Steve Hoffman
- Mastered By [Cut] – Ian Cooper
- Mixed By – Brian Tench
- Photography By – John Carder Bush
- Producer, Piano, Synthesizer [Fairlight], Voice, Written-By – Kate*
- Written-By – Kate*
Notes"Collectors Edition 10 Inch Vinyl LP"
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 7 80014 10010 0
|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|