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Watch Kate Bush perform at first show in 35 years

27 August 2014, 09:51 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton

​Last night (26 August) saw Kate Bush perform her first concert in 35 years, having recently announced her return to the stage.

Bush performed the first of a marathon run at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, debuting her Before The Dawn live set.

According to The Guardian, fans can expect “dancers in lifejackets attacking the stage with axes and chainsaws; a giant machine that hovers above the auditorium, belching out dry ice and shining spotlights on the audience; giant paper aeroplanes; a surprisingly lengthy rumination on sausages, vast billowing sheets manipulated to represent waves, Bush’s 16-year-old son Bertie - clad as a 19th-century artist – telling a wooden mannequin to “piss off” and the singer herself being borne through the audience by dancers clad in costumes based on fish skeletons”.

You can check out the setlist below and a clip from the show (camera phones were not allowed at the show but it seems someone got away with one).

Hounds of Love
Running Up That Hill
Top of the City
King of the Mountain
And Dream of Sheep
Under Ice
Waking the Witch
Watching You Without Me
Jig of Life
Hello Earth
The Morning Fog
An Architect’s Dream
The Painter’s Link
Aerial Tal
Somewhere in Between
Among Angels

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