Early reports are impressive...
Kate Bush

Perhaps the year's most striking live music event, the return of Kate Bush to the stage sparked a frenzy amongst fans.

The iconic singer's entire run at the Hammersmith Apollo sold out within fifteen minutes, with fans flying in to London from across the globe.

Kicking off last night (August 26th) early reports are impressive. Kate Bush opened with a flurry of greatest hits, before a short film was played featuring a stormy sea.

The singer then appeared in a flotation tank, re-creating the role of the drowned woman in the Ninth Wave song cycle from the 'Hounds Of Love' album.

With lavish stage sets and stunning lighting, the entire process is said to more resemble a conceptual art project than a standard live show.

Cameras are, of course, discouraged but some clips have emerged online. Check out the full set list below:

Lily
Hounds of Love
Joanni
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
Prelude
Prologue
An Architect’s Dream
The Painter’s Link
Sunset 
Aerial Tal
Somewhere in Between
Nocturn
Aerial
Among Angels
Cloudbusting

(via Consequence of Sound)

Related: 12 Things You Never Knew About Kate Bush

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