Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights (1978)


It’s only fitting that the song that started our love affair with Kate should come out on top on the Top 20 of most downloaded Kate Bush songs. Kate’s debut single was based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte, a violent tale of unrequited love, jealousy and quite a lot of death. Legend has it that Kate hadn’t even read the book when she wrote the song, but, unlike us in our English Literature exam, she got away with it. Kate was just 19 when she topped the Official Singles Chart with Wuthering Heights; it would stay firmly at the top for four weeks.


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