Betty Who Covers Kate Bush's “Running Up That Hill”
Australian singer-songwriter Jessica Anne Newham, aka Betty Who released a cover of British singer-songwriter Kate Bush's “Running Up That Hill” on February 3, 2023.
The original version of the song was released by Kate Bush from her fifth studio album “Hounds of Love” in 1985.
Kate Bush's “Running Up That Hill” was featured in an episode of Netflix's “Stranger Things Volume 4” last year.
Then her song re-entered the top 10 and finally reached No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in June 2022.
This marks her first number one since “Wuthering Heights” in 1978. Also the song reached No. 1 in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Sweden, and Switzerland.
The track was written by Catherine Bush. Betty Who's version was produced by Peter Thomas.
- Betty Who has been nominated for the 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in the Outstanding Music Artist category for her 2022 album “BIG!”.
The GLAAD Media Award is an accolade bestowed by GLAAD, the world's largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization.
The ceremony will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on March 30, 2023.
Betty Who said, “Making art that makes queer people feel seen and less alone is more important to me now, more than ever. The queer community I have found - the people I get to walk through this life with, holding hands, taking care of each other - is one of the greatest blessings I have ever known. To be a name amongst these incredible artists who have all contributed so much to the community, I mean... I'm humbled and grateful. It really is an honour just to be nominated. Thank you so much GLAAD.”
- source : Apple Music