Kate Bush / Running Up That Hill 2012 remix out this week!

Kate Bush / Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) 2012 RemixUPDATE 12/08/12 – the remix is out now – click here to listen to a preview.

We will still have to wait and see if the rumours prove correct about Kate Bush Revisiting The Whole Story later this year, but Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) 2012 Remix looks like it is being released digitally in less than a week’s time on Sunday 12th August. The sport fans amongst you may have noticed that this is the day of the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony, the very event where this track is rumoured to be featured in one way or another (a video with Jude Law is said to have been filmed).

For a while yesterday, had a listing for the digital download, but it has since been removed. The track has a running time of 5.31 and is clearly associated with the Olympics in the listing because there is a link to the Isles Of Wonder opening ceremony music which was also available only hours after the event occured.

Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) 2012 Remix Amazon listing

The amazon listing that was quickly taken down (click to enlarge)

Kate Bush / Running Up That Hill 1985

Original cover, 1985

If you are wondering about what Running Up That Hill has got to do with the Olympics, then can we remind you that the original single featured Kate on the cover putting her archery skills to the test!

The original 1985 single was subtly remixed at the time for a 12-inch single. This remix was appended to side one of the original UK cassette release of Hounds Of Love and also appeared on the 1997 reissue as well as on one of The Red Shoes CD singles in 1993.

It is likely that the 2012 remix will be available as part of a London 2012 closing ceremony album, as well as individually.

3 responses to Kate Bush / Running Up That Hill 2012 remix out this week!

  1. Lazlo Nibble says:

    Having dropped the $1.29 for the track, I’m a bit less disappointed at not having a physical release. It’s barely a remix at all…the only significant changes are the needlessly-re-recorded vocals and the unsurprisingly limited dynamic range when compared to the original versions.

  2. Lee says:

    I agree with the above poster – where are those expanded remasters we were promised so, so long ago?

  3. c alan hansen says:

    in addition to this new R.U.T.H. remix on cd, what we NEED are viable remasters/reissues of the entire catalog with ALL the bonus tracks (not omitting the non-album/off-album tracks, etc.)

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