LONDON, March 21 Kate Bush, the best-selling
British singer-songwriter who rose to international fame in 1979
with her debut single, "Wuthering Heights," and has not toured
since then, announced on her website on Friday that she will do
15 live shows this summer.
The "Before the Dawn" show will open on Aug. 26 at London's
Eventim Apollo venue, to be followed by three more dates that
month and 11 shows in September, her official website says.
"I am delighted to announce that we will be performing some
live shows this coming August and September," Bush says on the
website (www.katebush.com). "I hope you will be able to join us
and I look forward to seeing you there."
"Wuthering Heights" was the first self-written song by a
female pop singer to top the British charts. Since then, Bush
has released 10 albums, of which three have topped the British
charts, and she has had three Grammy award nominations.
After a sold-out European tour in conjunction with her debut
single, Bush retired from giving live shows and made only studio
albums and the occasional cameo appearance.
(Reporting by Michael Roddy; Editing by Larry King)