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Tori Amos - 100% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Myra Ellen Amos, 22 August 1963, Newton, North Carolina, USA. Singer-songwriter Amos was compared early in her career to everyone from Kate Bush to Joni Mitchell. She began playing the piano aged two-and-a-half, and was enrolled in Baltimore’s elite Peabody Institute as a five-year-old prodigy. Legend has it that she was formally ejected for ‘playing by ear’ t Read more

Bjork - 91% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Spoken Word Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Björk Gudmundsdóttir, 21 November 1965, Reykjavík, Iceland. The former Sugarcubes vocalist, armed with a remarkable, keening vocal presence, crossed over to commercial success in the mid-90s via a selection of club-orientated tracks. Come the new millennium, however, Björk was striking out for more left-field territory with a series of bold, experimen Read more

Joni Mitchell - 77% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Folk Soundtracks Television Jazz Jazz Music & Radio Drama
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roberta Joan Anderson, 7 November 1943, Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada. After studying art in Calgary, this singer-songwriter moved to Toronto in 1964. The following February she gave birth to her daughter Kelly Dale Anderson but reluctantly gave her up for adoption at six months old (the subject was dealt with most memorably by the singer on the track ‘Little Green’ Read more

PJ Harvey - 75% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Polly Jean Harvey, 9 October 1969, Yeovil, Somerset, England. Harvey was the daughter of hippie parents who exposed her to art rock artists such as Captain Beefheart and folk singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan at an early age. After growing up on their farm in Dorset and playing saxophone with an eight-piece instrumental group, she wrote her first songs as part of the Polekat Read more

Fiona Apple - 69% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Fiona Apple Murphy Maggart, 13 September 1977, New York City, New York, USA. Growing up in a dysfunctional New York family, Fiona Apple soon discovered the impetus to articulate frustrations that would eventually result in widespread comparisons to Alanis Morissette for her 1996 debut, Tidal. As a child she was introduced to the Beatles by her stepfather, while her mother ed Read more

Grace Jones - 61% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock Horror Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries Action & Adventure R&B / Soul Sci-Fi / Fantasy Reggae Comedy Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Grace Mendoza, 19 May 1948, Spanish Town, Jamaica, West Indies (1952 and 1954 have also been listed as her year of birth). Six feet of style, looks and attitude, Jones moved to New York City in 1964, then became a successful Paris model, appearing on the covers of Vogue, Elle and Der Stern. After a flirtation with acting, she made some unexceptional disco records that sold o Read more

Goldfrapp - 60% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Drama
Decades Active: 2000s
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Alison Elizabeth Goldfrap, 13 May 1966, Enfield, Middlesex, England. While studying for a degree in Fine Art at Middlesex University in the early 90s, Goldfrapp found her vocation in music and provided vocals on Maxinquaye, the award-winning 1995 debut of the UK trip-hop artist, Tricky. She also toured with him and worked with another acclaimed UK dance music act, Orbital be Read more

Stevie Nicks - 56% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Sci-Fi / Fantasy Soundtracks Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stephanie Lynn Nicks, 26 May 1948, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. When Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in January 1975, she not only introduced her talents as a singer and songwriter, but provided a defined focal point during the band’s live appearances. A former vocalist with Fritz, a struggling San Francisco band, Nicks moved to Los Angeles with her boyfriend and fellow ex-member Read more

Joanna Newsom - 54% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Drama Folk
Decades Active: 2000s
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1982, Nevada City, California, USA. One of the more original performers to emerge from the independent music scene in the early years of the twenty-first century, Newsom launched a solo career while concurrently working with the bands Nervous Cop and the Pleased.Raised in Nevada City, California, Newsom’s training began at an early age with piano Read more

Suzanne Vega - 53% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 July 1959, Santa Monica, California, USA. Vega is a highly literate singer-songwriter who found international success in the late 80s and early 90s. Having moved with her parents to New York City at the age of two, Vega studied dance at the High School for the Performing Arts (as featured in the Fame television series) and at Barnard College, singing her own material in N Read more

Bat For Lashes - 51% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Annie Lennox - 47% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Vocals Pop / Rock Jazz R&B / Soul Action & Adventure Dance Foreign Films Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ann Lennox, 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland. Following the amicable dissolution of the Eurythmics in 1991, the component parts of that band have gone on to widely varying degrees of success. Both of Lennox’s first two solo albums would reach number 1 in the UK charts, the second of which doing so while fellow David A. Stewart was underachieving with Greetings From Read more

St. Vincent - 47% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Horror Music Videos & Concerts Action & Adventure
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Aimee Mann - 46% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Drama
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 September 1960, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Having begun performing with the punk-inspired Young Snakes, Aimee Mann achieved recognition during the mid-80s as the lead vocalist of the critically acclaimed ’Til Tuesday. Frustrated with the industry trying to push a more mainstream approach - and suggesting that writers outside the band should contribute material - Mann le Read more

Madonna - 46% match to Kate Bush

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Pop / Rock Drama Music Theme Soundtracks Action & Adventure Music & Radio Dance Documentaries Pop-Culture Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Mature & Erotica Special Interest Television Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Madonna Louise Ciccone, 16 August 1958, Bay City, Michigan, USA. An icon for female pop stars thanks to her proven ability to reinvent herself while retaining complete control of her career, Madonna is also one of the most commercially successful artists in the history of popular music. Without doubt an artist with ‘star quality’, no other female singer in the pop Read more


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