Kate Bush becomes oldest female artist to top UK charts at 63

Her 1985 song 'Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)' has seen a resurgence after the latest season of Netflix show 'Stranger Things'


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Published: Sun 19 Jun 2022, 10:43 AM

Last updated: Sun 19 Jun 2022, 10:44 AM

Kate Bush, a British recording artist, has continued to dominate the charts with a song that peaked 37 years ago.

According to Page Six, Thanks to its appearance in the Netflix sci-fi drama series 'Stranger Things,' Bush's eerie 1985 art-pop song 'Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)' set three all-time records Friday.

As per the Official Charts Company, the 37-year-old resurgent hit now holds the record for the longest time for a single to reach No 1.

Bush, 63, is now the oldest female artist to reach the top of the charts.

She also now holds the record for the longest time between No. 1 singles. Her song 'Wuthering Heights' was a top hit in the United Kingdom 44 years ago.


When 'Running Up That Hill' was first released, it reached No 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

"It's very touching that the song has been so warmly received, especially because it's being driven by young fans who love the shows," Bush said earlier this month in a statement, as reported by Page Six.

It's not the first time a classic hit has been re-released as a result of renewed interest from a recent pop culture moment.

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