Kate Bush tops UK rankings with 1985 victory

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Monica Almeida / Reuters

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Singer-songwriter Kate Bush topped the UK charts today (17) with her 1985 hit “Running Up That Hill”, breaking many records with her rebirth song from the Netflix series “Stranger Things”.

“Running Up That Hill” initially peaked at number three when it was first released, but in the late 1980s found a new fan base for the younger generation in a fictional Indiana city about psychic atrocities. Hawkins.

The song from Bush’s “Hounds of Love” hit the charts in many countries, including the United States, since the first episode of Season 4 of “Stranger Things” hit the Netflix at the end of May.

Bush became famous in 1978 with his first solo song, “Wuthering Heights,” and the then 19-year-old singer won over fans with her unique voice and expressive dance steps, giving a rare impression of the song’s new popularity. Said to be a fan of the science fiction series created by brothers Matt and Rose Duffer.

The 63-year-old Bush said in a statement earlier this month, “The song was very well received, especially given to young fans who love the series.

The official charts company said today (17th) that Bush has broken three official charts: the longest time for a single to reach number one – 37 years – as well as the senior female artist leading a song.

And 44 years later, he last received the No. 1 song in the UK, and with “Wuthering Heights” Bush now holds the record for the longest interval between No. 1 singles in official ranking history.

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