Capitalizing, perhaps, on her currency among young alt-pop sirens like Florence Welch, Bush follows up May’s Director’s Cut with a boldly stripped-down set that distills her off-kilter aesthetic to its purest essence: Think tolling piano chords, swooping vocals, and loads of dreamy poetry about horses and porcelain dolls. It’s all gorgeous — even the 13-minute ”Misty” — but 50 Words for Snow peaks with a stunning Elton John duet on which the pair play time-traveling lovers. A-
SIREN SONG Bush puts out a dreamy stripped-down set (John Carder Bush)
Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Kate Bush; Music Label: Anti-
Posted November 17 2011 — 12:00 AM EST
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