Wuthering Heights: KATE BUSH

Australian singles chart:
Wuthering Heights entered the Kent Music Report charts on 17 April 1978 and went all the way to #1. It was #8 on the Top 100 of 1978.

The song is on The Kick Inside which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 24 April 1978 and peaked at #3.

Kate Bush

Andrew Powell

Record label of Australian release:

Bush wrote Wuthering Heights aged 18, within a few hours late at night in March 1977. She was inspired after seeing the 1967 BBC adaptation of the 1847 novel Wuthering Heights. She then read the book and also discovered that she shared her birthday with author Emily Brontë.
Wuthering Heights received widespread critical acclaim and continues to be highly regarded; in 2016, Pitchfork named it the fifth-greatest song of the 1970s, and in 2020, The Guardian ranked it as the 14th-best UK number-one single.
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