|Kate Bush on the cover of this month's Mojo published today.|
As we publish this item on the Radio Dupree blog the first of 22 shows is less than one hour away. It will be interesting to see if all of the 3 600 people in the sold-out Hammersmith Eventim Apollo venue can keep cameras and mobile phones in their pockets, and thereby accept Kate's wishes posted on her homepage a few days ago:
Many thanks to everyone who sent such lovely wishes for my birthday. I had a wonderful day.
We’re all very excited about the upcoming shows and are working very hard in preparation. It’s going very well indeed.
I have a request for all of you who are coming to the shows :
We have purposefully chosen an intimate theatre setting rather than a large venue or stadium. It would mean a great deal to me if you would please refrain from taking photos or filming during the shows. I very much want to have contact with you as an audience, not with iphones, ipads or cameras. I know it’s a lot to ask but it would allow us to all share in the experience together.
Looking forward to seeing you there.
So ... here's a few links to items on the katebushnews.com site about the media blitz that is on due to Kate Bush playing her first live gigs in 35 years.
We are looking forward to the reviews of the premiere evening!
UPDATE August 27:
>>> Here's a link to 30 or so reviews of the opening night (SPOILERS!)