The Dreaming is the fourth studio album by the English singer Kate Bush, released in 1982 via EMI Records. Recorded over two years, the album was produced entirely by Bush and is often characterized as her most uncommercial and experimental release. The Dreaming peaked at no. 3 on the UK album chart and has been certified Silver by the BPI, but initially sold less than its predecessors and was met with mixed critical reception
Part of the Athena myth around Bush is that she arrived to EMI at 16 with a huge archive of songs, and from this quiver came most of the material for the first four albums. The Dreaming was her first album of newly composed work and for it, her first real chance to rethink her songwriting praxis and to produce the songs on her own. Using mainly a Linn drum machine and the Fairlight CMI-an early digital synth she came to master in real time-she cut and.
Released September 13, 1982. The Dreaming Tracklist. 1. Sat in Your Lap Lyrics. The album peaked at no 3. on the UK chart and did not sell as well as Bush’s previous albums. The album also had less positive initial critical reception, with praise coming in the decades after the release of the album. The Dreaming Q&A. 8 String Bass Del Palmer. Acoustic Guitar Ian Bairnson. Animal Noises Kate Bush, Paul Hardiman & Percy Edwards. More Kate Bush albums. Director’s Cut. Aerial. Show all albums by Kate Bush.
She's angry and pensive throughout the entire album, typically poetic while pushing around the notions of a male-dominated world. However, Kate Bush is a daydreamer. Unfortunately, The Dreaming, with all it's intricate mystical beauty, isn't fully embraced compared to her later work. Album opener "Sat in Your Lap" is a frightening slight on individual intellect, with a booming chorus echoing over throbbing percussion and a butchered brass section. Leave It Open" is goth-like with Bush's dark brooding, which is a suspending scale of vocalic laments, but.
It was in The Dreaming that Bush’s songwriting acumen came into fruition. The Kick Inside and Lionheart featured Kate as a young artist still under the thumb of her record label. She was thankfully given more freedom for her 1980 album Never For Ever, and it showed. There was a greater eclecticism in the instrumentation and more unconventionality in the structure of these songs (see: Delius, Army Dreamers), and while many of these songs were still rooted in piano-led theatrics, Bush brought in the spanking new Fairlight CMI sampler to flesh out the songs in more interesting ways. By 1982, Bush was in almost full control of her music and had amassed enough experience to make something truly phenomenal, so she di. .
The Dreaming", all Kate Bush fans know, is the Grail. An ambitious album, complex, sometimes difficult, completely out of step with the time (1982). Commercial failure, the record has nevertheless become a cult object with the years and all fans agree today to admit that it is the best album of her discography. This is the most rich and original album of Kate Bush: arrangements, texts, voices and moods are surprising and perfect. A record that becomes timeless. Only listening after.
Kate Bush - The Dreaming. Album: The Dreaming, 2011. 1) Sat in Your Lap 2) There Goes a Tenner 3) Pull Out the Pin 4) Suspended in Gaffa 5) Leave It Open 6) The Dreaming 7) Night of the Swallow 8) All the Love 9) Houdini 10) Get Out of My House.
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|1||Sat In Your Lap
Backing Vocals – Gary Hurst, Ian Bairnson, Paddy Bush, Stewart ArnoldBass – Jimmy BainDrums – Preston HeymanPercussion [Sticks] – Paddy Bush, Preston HeymanSynthesizer [Cmi Trumpet Section] – Geoff DownesSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate Bush
|2||There Goes A Tenner
Bass – Del PalmerDrums – Stuart ElliottSynthesizer [Fairlight, Cs 80] – Kate BushSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Dave Lawson
|3||Pull Out The Pin
Backing Vocals – Dave Gilmour*Double Bass [String Bass] – Danny ThompsonDrums – Preston HeymanGuitar [Electric] – Brian Bath
|4||Suspended In Gaffa
Bass – Del PalmerDrums, Percussion [Sticks] – Stuart ElliottMandolin – Paddy BushStrings – Kate Bush, Paddy BushSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Dave Lawson
|5||Leave It Open
Acoustic Guitar – Ian BairnsonBass – Jimmy BainDrums – Preston HeymanGuitar [Electric] – Alan MurphySynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate Bush
Backing Vocals, Bullroarer – Paddy BushDidgeridoo – Rolf HarrisDrums – Stuart ElliottPerformer [Animals] – Percy EdwardsPerformer [Crowd] – Gosfield GoersSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate Bush
|7||Night Of The Swallow
Bouzouki – Donnal Lunny*Drums – Stuart ElliottFiddle – Sean KeaneFretless Bass, Bass [8 String Bass] – Del PalmerSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate BushWhistle [Penny Whistle], Uilleann Pipes – Liam O'FlynnWritten-By [Pipes & Strings], Arranged By [Pipes & Strings] – Bill Whelan
|8||All The Love
Bass – Del PalmerDrums, Percussion – Stuart ElliottPerformer [Choirboy] – Richard ThorntonSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate Bush
Bass – Eberhard WeberDrums – Stuart ElliottPerformer [Houdini] – Gordon FarrellPerformer [Rosabel Believe] – Del PalmerSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate BushWritten-By [Strings], Arranged By [Strings] – Andrew Powell, Dave Lawson
|10||Get Out Of My House
Backing Vocals – Paddy BushBass – Jimmy BainDrums – Preston HeymanGuitar [Electric] – Alan MurphyPercussion [Drum Talk] – Esmail SheikhPerformer [Eeyore] – Paul HardimanSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Kate Bush
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Novercia Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Noble & Brite Ltd.
- Recorded At – Advision Studios
- Recorded At – Odyssey Studios
- Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
- Recorded At – The Town House
- Mixed At – Advision Studios
- Artwork [Aquatinting] – Nick Price
- Coordinator [Sleeve Co-ordination] – Bill Clark
- Edited By [Digital Editing] – Peter Woolliscroft
- Engineer [Assistant Recording, Abbey Road Studios] – Danny Dawson, John Barrett
- Engineer [Assistant Recording, Advision And Odyssey Studios] – David Taylor , Teri Reed
- Engineer [Assistant Recording, Townhouse Studios] – George Chambers, Howard Gray, Nick Cook
- Engineer [Assistant] – David Taylor
- Engineer [Mix] – Paul Hardiman
- Engineer [Recording, Abbey Road Studios] – Haydn Bendall
- Engineer [Recording, Advision And Odyssey Studios] – Paul Hardiman
- Engineer [Recording, Townhouse Studios] – Hugh Padgham, Nick Launay
- Mastered By [Cut] – Ian Cooper
- Photography By, Artwork [Toning] – Kindlight
- Producer, Arranged By, Written-By, Piano – Kate Bush
NotesTotal playing time: 43'26"
On the back cover:
℗ 1982 Original sound recording made by Novercia Ltd.
© 1982, except "Sat in Your Lap" which is © 1981, by Noble & Brite Ltd.
Made in the E.U.
Unofficial release packaged in a jewel case with clear tray, includes 12 page booklet.
No Mould SID code on the matrix.
Track durations are not specified on the covers, taken from EAC database.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5099902929620
- Mastering SID Code: ifpi L213
- Matrix / Runout: FPCD002 50117
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