Kate Bush is widely respected as one of the most unique solo female performers to have ever emerged in the field of popular music. She has achieved that rare combination of great commercial success and critical acclaim, with Hounds of Love considered widely to be her masterpiece. The album regularly features in 'best album' lists, and in the 2004 Observer poll was the highest placed work by a solo female artist. The album allows the author, Ron Moy, the critical opportunity to explore a wide range of issues relating to technology, production, authorship, grain of the voice, iconography, critical and commercial impact, collaboration, gender, sexuality, narrative, and social and cultural context.a#39;Rocketa#39;s Tail (For Rocket) a#39; To dispel a lot of the anti-climactic feelings imbued by this album comes a#39;Rocketa#39;s Taila#39;, an unusual track ... on some of the earlier tracks could have made this a really classic album instead of just an OK onea#39; (Jovanovic , 2005: 179). The accompaniment is back to basics: a piano accompaniment straight out of the Elton John manual of complementary lead-and-chord work, and aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Kate Bush and Hounds of Love|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007|