Home
Subscribe to Psychic News
About Psychic News
Spiritual videos
Issues of Psychic News
List of churches, centres and businesses who sell Psychic News magazine
List of churches, centres and businesses who sell Psychic News magazine
Advertise with Psychic News magazine
Advertise on this website
Contact us
 
Search this Site
Paranormal programme pushes singer to top of the charts

  

To share this story on your social media page click below:

 

A DECADES old song with other worldly lyrics has introduced a new generation to the music and spirituality of Kate Bush.

KATE BUSH professed her belief in angels.  (Photo: Philip Chappell aka squidney)   

KATE BUSH professed her belief in angels.
(Photo: Philip Chappell aka squidney)

The singer-songwriter blazed a trail for female artists in the 1980s. In recent years her album releases have become sporadic. However, the use of her single Running Up That Hill in a hit American TV series featuring telekinesis (objects’ supernormal movement), remote viewing, parallel worlds and monsters has catapulted her back into the public eye. BBC music correspondent Mark Savage commented: “The remarkable resurgence of Kate Bush’s 80’s classic Running Up That Hill has culminated in the song going to number one in the UK singles chart.

“Originally released in 1985, the song has enjoyed a new lease of life after featuring in the Netflix sci-fi show Stranger Things.”

Kate said she was “overwhelmed by the scale of affection” for her song, adding: “It’s all happening really fast, as if it’s being driven along by a kind of elemental force. I have to admit I feel really moved by it all.”

The achievement comes 44 years after Kate last reached number one with her debut single Wuthering Heights in which Cathy is a departed spirit being looking for her lost love, Heathcliff. It is based on the 1847 novel of the same name by Emily Brontë.

Running Up That Hill originally appeared on Kate’s celebrated fifth album Hounds of Love, which she self-produced and composed largely with a groundbreaking digital sampling synthesiser.

Mark Savage said that the American TV series had introduced Running Up That Hill “to a new generation, but the scale of its success has taken everyone by surprise.

      A scene from "Running Up That Hill" music video (Photo: Kate Bush/EMI)

A SCENE from "Running Up That Hill" music video
(Photo: Kate Bush/EMI)

“It is currently the most-streamed song in the world, with more than 57 million global plays last week.” In 1992 Kate explained the sentiment behind Running Up That Hill, saying: “I was trying to say that a man and woman can’t really understand each other because we are a man and a woman.

“If we could swap our roles and be in each other’s place for a while, I think we’d be very surprised! It would lead to greater understanding.

“I thought the only way it could be done was by a deal with the Devil. Then I thought: ‘Well no, why not a deal with God? Because that’s so much more powerful’.”

She once told Q magazine: “By being able to create, you can somehow express yourself in a way that maybe you can’t in the ordinary realms of life. I really feel it’s connected to religion – real religion… “So many artists are looking for God. This is where we find the voice to try and speak. It’s also a kind of self-therapy, trying to heal yourself.”

Talking about spirituality in her work, Kate said: “Breathing was one of my first what I would call spiritual songs. The subject matter isn’t necessarily, but the spark is.

“When I was writing it, it felt like: ‘Hang on. I don’t think I’m writing this. This is a bit too good for me!’

“Rather than the song being my creation, I was a vehicle for something that was coming through me.”

ACTOR Sadie Sink plays Max Mayfield in  “Stranger Things.” (Photo: Netflix)   
ACTOR Sadie Sink plays Max Mayfield in “Stranger Things.”
(Photo: Netflix)
  

Kate has only rarely given interviews, but music reviewers have pored over her songs, searching out esoteric meanings behind the words. Some of the sentiments are clear. The Yeti is the subject of Wild Man, (2011) whilst in Waking the Witch (1985) a woman is persecuted by witch hunters.

In Blow Away (1979), she names departed musicians and passing to the Other Side, written as a comfort to those who have a fear of dying. The same year, the lyrics of Them Heavy People were a tribute to spiritual leaders and philosophers.

Kate has produced twenty albums including compilations, been nominated for three Grammy Awards and received the CBE from the Queen in 2013 for her services to music.

After the Netflix show, Running Up That Hill became Kate’s first US Top 10 single and also made number one in the Australian charts.

Another spiritual song by Kate was Lily. It originally appeared on her seventh album The Red Shoes and was devoted to London healer Lily Cornford, with whom Kate was a close friend in the 1990s. “She was one of those very rare people who are intelligent, intuitive and kind,” Kate said about Lily. “I was really moved by Lily and impressed with her strength and knowledge, so it led to a song, which she thought was hilarious.”

  

THE GAYATRI MANTRA

“Oh thou, who givest sustenance to the universe
From whom all things proceed
To whom all things return
Unveil to us the face of the true spiritual sun
Hidden by a disc of golden light
That we may know the truth
And do our whole duty
As we journey to thy sacred feet.”
 

The music video for Lily, part of the movie 'The Line, The Cross and The Curve' (Photo: Kate Bush/Picture Music International)

KATE Bush is pictured with Lily Cornford in the
music video for "Lily" - part of the movie
"The Line, The Cross and The Curve"
(Photo: Kate Bush/Picture Music International)
  

The song starts with the Gayatri mantra – one of the oldest and most powerful of Sanskrit mantras – spoken by Lily. Kate and Lily appeared together in a video for the song as part of the singer’s 1993 film The Line, the Cross and the Curve.

Another time, Kate said that Lily “believes in the powers of angels and taught me to see them in a different light, that they exist to help human beings and are very powerful as well as benevolent forces.

“She taught me some prayers that I found very useful, particularly in my line of work… “I guess I wanted to pass on her messages about angels. We all have them; we only have to ask for help.”

Born in 1906 in East London, Lily worked as an accountant until her retirement at the age of 65, when she became a full-time healer. Her main interest was in colour healing. She passed on in 2003.

The song also opened Kate’s award-winning sold-out run of 22 concerts called Before The Dawn at the Hammersmith Apollo in 2014. These were her first full concerts since touring in 1979, a gap of 35 years. Tickets sold out in 15 minutes. 

 














Can you make this into a website banner advert please.  The photo is attached but there is a better version on her website.The text is:  Barbara Psychic Medium and Author.  I give worldwide phone and email readings. I always give a timeline, and I record the reading for you.  On my website you will find free e-books to develop your psychic abilities.  I also offer a mediumship course with personal guidance.  First-time callers receive 5 minutes free when purchasing a half-hour reading.  My website is www.barbarathemedium.com  Follow me on Instagram: @bbpsychicmedium  Looking forward to connect with you!    
Speak to one of our many Live Readers now Mediums, Tarot, Psychics Seeking Guidance, Love, Happiness or Connecting to Spirit £1.50 per minute plus your network charge  www.psychicspotlightreadings.org Readings are for entertainment purposes only     Callers must be age 18+  Callers must have bill payers’ permission.  All calls are recorded      
PAST LIVES REVISITED  REMEMBERING WHO WE REALLY ARE Healing Karmic Trauma and Karmic Grief by Aurora Borealisz FACE YOUR FEAR LOVE YOUR LIFE  A mind-opening journey on the spiritual evolution of the Soul on earth and how this can negatively affect our lives, and how we can heal them. BUY NOW  amazon.com/dp/1916873464   MERCEDES GARCIA  Spiritualist Medium  for over 35 years  Phone, Skype or ZOOM  Readings available  Contact me for  further details   Tel: 07403 780 569 mercedes.garcia.medium@gmail.com        
PSYCHIC WENDY DOVE A Hand For You To Hold In Life    SPECIAL OFFER  A 30-minute reading for £30 - just quote 'Soul30' when booking    CREDIT/DEBIT CARD:  UK 0207 111 6126 EIRE 1800 719 347   UK TEXT DOVE  to 60016  (Just £1.00 per/text from UK)   PAY ON PHONE BILL:  UK 0906 7393 020 (0906 £1.00 p/min)  EIRE 1580 600 306 (PRS Charged at 2.50 per/min)  EIRE TEXT DOVE to 57777 (Just 2 per/text from Eire)   www.wendydove.co.uk   Wendy is available for pre-bookings Mon-Thurs 1.3 pm and 7-9pm. Please also check her website to see if she is available at all other times. However please call 02476 441063 to arange readings outside of these hours. Wendy's pin: 6400  We can take payments via PayPal at £1.00 per/min when you book a Reading with Wendy  GOOGLE REVIEWS 5* See Wendy's testimonials on the website  SMS cost £1/msg. max £2/reply +*your standard network charge 18+ STOP? 'Text, Stop' to 60016  SP: DSMS help? 02071116126. Eire SP: MTL. Helpline: 0766801002. 2EUR/msg +your standard network charge, 18+ To stop txt STOP to 5777 SP: DSMS help? 1800 719 347. Eire 1580 calls cost 2.50 per/minute. Must have bill payer's permision. Service for Entertainment only.     
Elstree Psychic Foundation  Tarot Course for Beginners  Starting Tuesday 12 September  10 week course (7.30 – 9.30pm)  Tutored by renowned  Psychic MediumsTarot Tutors J. Barnes & L. Vine  FREE introduction on Tuesday 5 September at 7.30pm  Limited spaces, call to reserve on 07931 846089  Venue Allum Hall, 2 Allum Lane, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire  WD6 3PJ  For further information or details of our other courses, visit our website at www.elstreepsychicfoundation.co.uk       The Most Affordable Psychic Readings  Discover Your Own Personal Future Get Answers to All Your Questions Trusted Psychics  Over 400 World Class Psychic Readers Available Mediums, Clairvoyants, Astrologers & Tarot Readers Connect with Psychic Experts with Natural Abilities  Choose Your Psychic Today 	 Call Today 09040070663 (Call cost 45p per minute + network access charges apply)  www.trusted-psychics.co.uk  
Leaving Faith, Finding Meaning   A Preacher's Daughter's Search for God   The strange disappearance of a set of keys radically transformed Lynne Renoir’s life from suffering and disappointment to one filled with love and profound insight.   In her new book, Lynne reveals how the spirit world mysteriously intervened, connecting her with the extraordinary wisdom she now offers readers.   AVAILABLE AT AMAZON   Download a FREE EXCERPT at www.lynnerenoir.com  
My Soul Enslaved   Words and pictures from the abolitionists and enslaved peoples of the past through the medium of Psychic/Spiritual Art By Sheila Moore  Available through Amazon and bookshops or my website www.psychicartspiritualvisions.com  
Psychics Connections 03 MINUTES FREE    Speak with a live psychic now Find your way to love & happiness 3 minutes free for all new members From the US: 619-374-8181 From the UK: (001) 619-374-8181 www.psychicsconnections.com    
Ethel Post Parrish: Mediumship in America  by Gerald O'Hara    The first biography of Ethel Post Parrish, America’s most versatile materialisation medium and succesful business woman.   Using never before published sources, the author breaks new ground in research and looks at Ethel’s life in the context of the Spiritualist movement of the 1930s/1950s.   240 pages, 24 illustrations.   Available from Amazon in paperback and ebook for £12.01 and USA $15.00  Also available at ebay
     
How to view every issue of Psychic News ever published, from 1932 to the present day! Issues of it in newspaper format, from 1932 to 2010, are being made available online for FREE as a historic archive by the University of Manitoba at: https://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/psychicnews and every issue in its magazine format, from 2011 to the present day, can be viewed by online subscribers at www.psychicnews.org.uk for just £26 for 1 year or £14 for 6 months
  
The Spiritualist Society of Athens "The Divine Light" – en.divinelight.org.gr

The Psychic News logos are UK and Community registered trade marks of
Psychic Press Limited (Company Number 7806155)