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  • 1. 

    Which Coldplay song evolved from a Kate Bush song called "Running Up That Hill"?

    • A.

      What If

    • B.

      Speed Of Sound

    • C.

      The Hardest Part

    • D.

      Square One

    Correct Answer
    B. Speed Of Sound
    Explanation
    "Speed Of Sound" is the correct answer because Coldplay's lead singer, Chris Martin, has stated in interviews that the song was directly inspired by Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill." The melody and structure of "Speed Of Sound" bear similarities to Bush's song, and Martin has expressed his admiration for her work.

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  • 2. 

    Kate Bush's first recording was based on what Emily Bronte work?

    • A.

      Wuthering Heights

    • B.

      Stars

    • C.

      The Prisoner

    • D.

      The Day Dream

    Correct Answer
    A. Wuthering Heights
    Explanation
    Kate Bush's first recording was based on Emily Bronte's novel "Wuthering Heights." The song, also titled "Wuthering Heights," was released in 1978 and became a major hit, reaching number one on the UK Singles Chart. The song captures the essence of the novel's passionate and haunting love story, showcasing Kate Bush's unique vocal style and lyrical storytelling abilities. Its success launched Kate Bush's career and established her as a distinctive and influential artist in the music industry.

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  • 3. 

    What country was Kate Bush born in?

    • A.

      U.S.

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Great Britain

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    C. Great Britain
    Explanation
    Kate Bush was born in Great Britain.

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  • 4. 

    "This Woman's Work" by Kate Bush was featured in what John Hughes film?

    • A.

      Pretty In Pink

    • B.

      She's Having A Baby

    • C.

      Some Kind Of Wonderful

    • D.

      Sixteen Candles

    Correct Answer
    B. She's Having A Baby
    Explanation
    "This Woman's Work" by Kate Bush was featured in the John Hughes film "She's Having A Baby".

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  • 5. 

    Kate Bush returned after a 12-year hiatus with the release of what double CD set?

    • A.

      The Sensual World

    • B.

      The Red Shoes

    • C.

      The Whole Story

    • D.

      Aerial

    Correct Answer
    D. Aerial
    Explanation
    Kate Bush returned after a 12-year hiatus with the release of the double CD set "Aerial". This album marked her first release since "The Red Shoes" in 1993 and was highly anticipated by fans. "Aerial" received critical acclaim for its unique blend of art pop and experimental music, showcasing Bush's distinctive vocals and poetic lyrics. The album was divided into two parts, "A Sea of Honey" and "A Sky of Honey", and explored themes of nature, love, and spirituality. "Aerial" solidified Kate Bush's status as a pioneering and influential artist in the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    What was the first album release for Kate Bush in the 80's?

    • A.

      Nick The Knife

    • B.

      You Caught Me Out

    • C.

      The Dreaming

    • D.

      Never For Ever

    Correct Answer
    D. Never For Ever
    Explanation
    "Never For Ever" was the first album release for Kate Bush in the 80's. This album marked a significant shift in her musical style, incorporating elements of art rock and new wave. It featured popular singles such as "Babooshka" and "Breathing" and received critical acclaim for its innovative production and lyrical depth. The success of "Never For Ever" solidified Kate Bush's status as a pioneering and influential artist in the 80's music scene.

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  • 7. 

    Kate Bush was signed to what record label at age 16?

    • A.

      Columbia

    • B.

      EMI

    • C.

      Arista

    • D.

      RCA

    Correct Answer
    B. EMI
    Explanation
    Kate Bush was signed to EMI at age 16.

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  • 8. 

    What 1993 Kate Bush album was inspired by a 1948 film?

    • A.

      The Snake Pit

    • B.

      The Red Shoes

    • C.

      Red River

    • D.

      Portrait Of Jennie

    Correct Answer
    B. The Red Shoes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Red Shoes. The album was inspired by a 1948 film called The Red Shoes.

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  • 9. 

    What BRIT Award did Kate Bush win in 1987?

    • A.

      Best British Female Artist

    • B.

      Best British Single

    • C.

      Best British Album

    • D.

      Best British Breakthrough Act

    Correct Answer
    A. Best British Female Artist
    Explanation
    In 1987, Kate Bush won the BRIT Award for Best British Female Artist. This award recognizes her exceptional talent and achievements as a female artist from Britain. It acknowledges her contributions to the music industry and her impact on British music. Kate Bush's unique style and powerful vocals have made her one of the most influential and successful female artists in British music history.

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  • 10. 

    What Kate Bush single hit #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1985?

    • A.

      Running Up That Hill

    • B.

      Wuthering Heights

    • C.

      Babooshka

    • D.

      There Goes A Tenner

    Correct Answer
    A. Running Up That Hill
    Explanation
    "Running Up That Hill" is the correct answer because it reached #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1985. This song, released as the lead single from Kate Bush's album "Hounds of Love," gained popularity and commercial success, peaking at a relatively high position on the Billboard chart.

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  • 11. 

    Kate Bush sang backup on what Peter Gabriel single of the 1980's?

    • A.

      Cloudless

    • B.

      In Your Eyes

    • C.

      Games Without Frontiers

    • D.

      On The Map

    Correct Answer
    C. Games Without Frontiers
    Explanation
    Kate Bush sang backup vocals on the Peter Gabriel single "Games Without Frontiers" in the 1980s.

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  • 12. 

    Eric Clapton, Prince and Jeff Beck all made appearances on which Kate Bush album?

    • A.

      The Hounds Of Love

    • B.

      The Sensual World

    • C.

      Aerial

    • D.

      The Red Shoes

    Correct Answer
    D. The Red Shoes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Red Shoes." Eric Clapton, Prince, and Jeff Beck did not make appearances on any other Kate Bush album except for "The Red Shoes."

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  • 13. 

    Kate Bush has a son named what?

    • A.

      Bertie

    • B.

      Lance

    • C.

      Evan

    • D.

      Hugh

    Correct Answer
    A. Bertie
    Explanation
    Kate Bush has a son named Bertie.

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  • 14. 

    The 2007 movie "The Golden Compass" featured which Kate Bush song?

    • A.

      Sunset

    • B.

      Nocturn

    • C.

      Lyra

    • D.

      How To Be Invisible

    Correct Answer
    C. Lyra
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lyra" because the question is asking about a Kate Bush song featured in the 2007 movie "The Golden Compass." "Lyra" is a song by Kate Bush that was specifically written for the movie and is named after the main character, Lyra Belacqua.

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  • 15. 

    The two-CD Kath Bush set "Aerial" consists of "A Sea Of Honey" and what other CD?

    • A.

      A River Of Honey

    • B.

      A Sky Of Honey

    • C.

      A Sea Of Chocolate

    • D.

      A Sea Of Sweet

    Correct Answer
    B. A Sky Of Honey
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Sky Of Honey." The question is asking for the other CD that is included in the two-CD set "Aerial" by Kate Bush. The set consists of "A Sea Of Honey" and "A Sky Of Honey."

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  • 16. 

    What musician arranged for Kate Bush to record her first demo at 15?

    • A.

      David Bowie

    • B.

      David Gilmour

    • C.

      Roger Waters

    • D.

      Pete Townshend

    Correct Answer
    B. David Gilmour
    Explanation
    David Gilmour is the correct answer because he arranged for Kate Bush to record her first demo at the age of 15. This suggests that Gilmour played a significant role in helping Bush kickstart her music career at a young age.

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  • 17. 

    Kate Bush was the first to use what technology on her 1979 tour?

    • A.

      A Wireless Voice Microphone

    • B.

      Pyrotechnics

    • C.

      Hydraulic Lifts

    • D.

      A Projection Screen

    Correct Answer
    A. A Wireless Voice Microphone
    Explanation
    Kate Bush was the first to use a wireless voice microphone on her 1979 tour. This technology allowed her to move freely on stage without being restricted by cables, giving her more flexibility and enhancing her performance. The wireless microphone also improved the sound quality and eliminated the risk of tripping over cables. This innovation revolutionized live performances and set a new standard for other artists to follow.

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  • 18. 

    Where was a 1993 Kate Bush autograph signing where the line stretched six blocks?

    • A.

      Shangri-La Records In Memphis

    • B.

      Rockaway Records In LA

    • C.

      Rockefeller Center

    • D.

      Tower Records In NYC

    Correct Answer
    D. Tower Records In NYC
    Explanation
    In 1993, there was a Kate Bush autograph signing event at Tower Records in NYC. The event was so popular that the line of fans waiting to meet her stretched six blocks.

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  • 19. 

    Kate Bush had already written how many songs by the time she recorded her debut record?

    • A.

      Around 28

    • B.

      Around 75

    • C.

      Around 200

    • D.

      Around 350

    Correct Answer
    C. Around 200
    Explanation
    By the time Kate Bush recorded her debut record, she had already written around 200 songs. This indicates that she had a significant body of work before officially entering the music industry. It showcases her dedication and creativity as a songwriter, setting the stage for her successful career in the music industry.

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  • 20. 

    What was the first record made at Kate Bush's 48-track home studio?

    • A.

      Hounds Of Love

    • B.

      The Sensual World

    • C.

      The Red Shoes

    • D.

      Aerial

    Correct Answer
    A. Hounds Of Love
    Explanation
    The first record made at Kate Bush's 48-track home studio was "Hounds Of Love".

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  • 21. 

    Record executive Bob Mercer bought Kate Bush what item as an apology for criticizing her music?

    • A.

      A House

    • B.

      A Steinway Piano

    • C.

      A Tree

    • D.

      A Bentley

    Correct Answer
    B. A Steinway Piano
    Explanation
    Bob Mercer bought Kate Bush a Steinway Piano as an apology for criticizing her music. This suggests that Mercer wanted to make amends and show his sincerity by gifting her a valuable and prestigious instrument. A Steinway Piano is known for its exceptional quality and is often considered a symbol of excellence in the music industry. By choosing this item, Mercer demonstrated his understanding of Bush's passion for music and his desire to make things right with her.

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  • 22. 

    Kate Hudson turned down a role in "Spider-Man" in order to take a role in which movie?

    • A.

      About Adam

    • B.

      Alex And Emma

    • C.

      Le Divorce

    • D.

      The Four Feathers

    Correct Answer
    D. The Four Feathers
    Explanation
    Kate Hudson turned down a role in "Spider-Man" in order to take a role in "The Four Feathers".

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