Kate Bush posted a rare statement on Stranger Things use of "Running Up That Hill"
Kate Bush made a post on her website to acknowledge the recent resurgence of popularity for her 1980 song "Running Up That Hill. Thanks to its inclusion in a recent episode of the Netflix series Stranger Things, the Hounds of Love classic hit an 8700% increase in global Spotify streams.
The fact that she, too, loves the series was the sole reason the song was even approved to appear in the episode. Bush rarely licenses her music for use in movies and TV, but agreed after reading a portion of the script.
Her statement continued:
Watch the Stranger Things scene and the music video for "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" below.