Burdened by Kate Bush's "Cloudbusting"

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A classic in the strictest sense, this song encapsulates both the era that was the 80's and the songwriting powerhouse Kate Bush's singular style.

A tale of woe told in tune, this song takes depth of meaning to new shores altogether.


I still dream of orgonon...


It's easy to gauge the sincerity of the child's perspective throughout the song, so expertly is it written.

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Bush speaks with seemingly personal insight into the narrator's inner conflict. Her reverb-drenched voice echoes out beautifully over the mounting push-pull of violins.


I won't forget


How could we?

"Cloudbusting" is dramatic as it is brilliant. It seizes hold of your heart and doesn't let go.

Surreal and frightening in her childlike accuracy, Kate paints a glimmering picture in sound. A picture of youth and youthful mourning set to music.

Enjoy this masterpiece and bust some clouds!

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