Best Kate Bush Songs

Kate Bush is a musical genius! What are your favorite songs from her career?

The Top Ten

1 Running Up that Hill Running Up that Hill Cover Art

This isn't only the best song by Kate Bush but also the best song of all time. Whenever I listen to it it does something to me that I can't describe it just speaks to your soul and you feel it in your bones.

This song is a work of art. One of the best songs ever written, from one of the best albums I have ever heard. Absolutely adore Kate's voice

Love this song! Such beautiful meaning! Its telling me to write more...

Her voice is strong on this, love it!

2 Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights Cover Art

Her finest song in my opinion but that is not to say that her other songs were not brilliant. It is just that this particular song showed off her voice and it demonstrated how she could portray real meaning into a love story.

Love Wuthering heights as a book and I think she really effectively shows the quiet tragedy of the story as well as the romantic aspect. Also her voice is awesome.

It's a work of genius, it seems decades or perhaps centuries ahead of it's time. It's also her best-selling single to date.

Arguably her most famous song and with good reason. Her vocals are just perfect and in a really haunting way.

3 This Woman's Work This Woman's Work Cover Art

A well written touching song that brings goosebumps to the skin. A beautiful example of Kate Bush's lyrical skill and writing abilities. Possibly one of the most emotional and beautiful songs from a British singer songwriter you will ever hear. Just gorgeous.

This song is so moving it brings me to tears every time I hear it but I would never wish not to be able hear it. Moving and thought evoking masterpiece. I adore it.

A wonderful piece of work and is still played today in many films Television shows.

One of the most moving songs ever written.

4 Cloudbusting Cloudbusting Cover Art

The whole of hounds of love is a masterpiece and this song is just a perfect example of why. I don't think the album would be the same without it.

One of few songs that can make me laugh, cry and dance simultaneously. I love the gradual build up of the strings; the choir at the end is just sublime. Brought to my attention via The Handmaids Tale S3, it has given the song an entirely new meaning. Quite simply breathtaking.

Such an inspired song... Kate's voice is just amazing, as well as meaningful lyrics and beautiful violin! It really takes me up high to the clouds...

Outstanding lyrics that stand the test of time - ALWAYS lifts my mood

5 Breathing Breathing Cover Art

Kate herself has said this is probably her favorite work to date, her "little symphony" as she calls it. And I couldn't agree more that it is her best, all out full package deal.

As I can't vote on 'The Ninth Wave' in its entirety, I think this is Kate's most complete song--musically and emotionally.

6 Hounds of Love Hounds of Love Cover Art

Her voice is absolutely stunning in this and she explores human emotion beautifully. This has absolutely got to be in the top ten!

Amazing lead vocal, backed with cellos & fair light

7 Babooshka Babooshka Cover Art

Hard to choose between any song from her career so far as each song has a poetic greatness about it, I believe the fantastically quirky and beautiful Kate bush to be one of the best lyricists in the business ever and such an awesome voice! Love her she makes me tingle!

Catchy and cool. Kate Bush at her best.

8 Sat In Your Lap Sat In Your Lap Cover Art

This song is so quirky and catchy, comes at you 100 mph, another bit of Kate Bush genius, the video leaves you breathless

9 The Man with the Child in His Eyes The Man with the Child in His Eyes Cover Art

I always enjoy listening and singing along with this beautiful song. This song successfully takes me to a
Place where Kate has been before and allows me to explore. Her singing style is so purely sweet and delicate, that I can identify with the mystical experience of my own expression that comes to life.
~Linda Meserve

So lovely and moving with her voice both warm and otherworldly. A vastly under appreciated talent in America.

10 Hello Earth Hello Earth Cover Art

Gives me the shivers every time!

The Contenders

11 Under the Ivy
12 And Dream of Sheep And Dream of Sheep Cover Art

I've never cried to this song but it makes me mellow. Not because it's depressing but it's just so beautiful. A song that forces you to listen whether you know it or not.

A lullaby that draws you into a bad dream. Kate doesn't pander, she demands that you bring your own imagination to her music. One of the best story-songs ever written.

13 King of the Mountain King of the Mountain Cover Art

A great comeback track, using the obsession of Elvis Presley as the basis of the song we waited twelve years and were not disappointed

14 Don't Give Up

It's Kate and Peter need I say more

15 Moments of Pleasure Moments of Pleasure Cover Art

This for me is a truly moving masterpiece of music and lyrics, written at a time of great emotional turmoil and sadness in Kate's life, and this is reflected in the song. The repeating piano refrain underpins the song with other instruments (wonderful Michael Kamen strings) and her singing weaving around it, along with the words which are so emotionally charged. It is a work of perfection with all elements playing their part and fitting together in her unique way. She is allowing the listener into her private world of personal memories and important experiences as she does so wonderfully well.

WORLD CLASS SONG, HER BEST FOR ME AND ONE OF THE BEST FEMALE SONGS EVER.

16 Night of the Swallow Night of the Swallow Cover Art

Wonderful storytelling and briliant vocals and music. Also this is a DUET sung by Kate ALONE. The entire Dreaming album deserve to be the top ten KT songs.

Send shivers up my spine

Great vocal and music

17 Suspended in Gaffa Suspended in Gaffa Cover Art

Love the melody, lyrics, vocal. Very interesting single.
Personally the best from "the dreaming"album

18 Wow Wow Cover Art

Although I love Wuthering Heights my vote goes to Wow because she sings the line " you think youre incredible" it feels like shes singing to you

Difficult choice between Wow and Wuthering Heights but voted for Wow to keep in top 10

19 The Sensual World The Sensual World Cover Art

Amazing. Inspired by Molly Bloom's soliloquy in the James Joyce novel 'Ulysses' Kate Bush takes us on a journey into 'The Sensual World'.

20 Army Dreamers Army Dreamers Cover Art

One of the most beautiful and poignant anti-war songs ever written. It should be compulsory listening for all those who think war is a game.

The first time I heard the piece was like, total shock over its beautifulness. Easily, best song of her, at least for me.

21 December Will Be Magic Again

I love this song, it really catchs the magic of christmas, the silence of christmas eve, the happiness of christmas day, and the mmystery of december

22 The Dreaming The Dreaming Cover Art

I think her voice is likr a cuckoo becsuse her tone and rhyme are perfect

23 Oh England My Lionheart Oh England My Lionheart Cover Art
24 Deeper Understanding Deeper Understanding Cover Art
25 Experiment IV
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