The lead single from Kate Bush’s fifth studio album, Hounds Of Love was her highest chart peak since Wuthering Heights, and gave her a fifth Top 10. Its parent album gave Kate her second Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart, spending three weeks at the top, knocking off Madonna’s Like A Virgin.
PEAK POSITION: Number 3. Interestingly, Kate has not charted higher than Number 3 since.
CHART FACT: A remix of Running Up That Hill was arranged for the 2012 Olympics closing ceremony, complete with new vocals. Upon release, this remix charted at Number 6, and is Kate’s most recent hit to date.