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50 Words for Snow

50 Words For Snow Capitalizing, perhaps, on her currency among young alt-pop sirens like Florence Welch, Bush ­follows up May's Director's Cut with a boldly...50 Words For SnowPop Capitalizing, perhaps, on her currency among young alt-pop sirens like Florence Welch, Bush ­follows up May's Director's Cut with a boldly...2011-11-17
SIREN SONG Bush puts out a dreamy stripped-down set

SIREN SONG Bush puts out a dreamy stripped-down set (John Carder Bush)

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50 Words For Snow

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Kate Bush; Music Label: Anti-

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-

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