Kate Bush tops UK charts with 1985 hit thanks to 'Stranger Things'

Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” peaked at No. 3 upon its original release but has found a new fan base among a younger generation in the latest season of the 1980s-set show about supernatural horrors in the fictional Indiana town of Hawkins.

Die lied, from Bush’s albumHounds of Love”, has performed well in music charts in several countries, insluitend die Verenigde State, since the first volume of “Vreemde dinge” season four episodes premiered on Netflix in late May.

Bush, who rose to fame in 1978 with debut singleWuthering Heightsin which the then 19-year-old won fans with her unique voice and expressive dance moves, made a rare public comment about the song’s renewed popularity and that she was a fan of the sci-fi drama created by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer.

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It’s very touching that the song has been so warmly received, especially as it’s being driven by the young fans who love the shows,” Bush, 63, said in a statement earlier this month.

I’m really happy that the Duffer Brothers are getting such positive feedback for their latest creation. They deserve it.

The cast of ‘Stranger Things’ are pictured here in 2020. British singer Kate Bush topped U.K. single charts on Friday with her 1985 getref "Running Up That Hill" after it was featured in the new "Vreemde dinge" seisoen.

The cast of ‘Stranger Things’ are pictured here in 2020. British singer Kate Bush topped U.K. single charts on Friday with her 1985 getref “Running Up That Hillafter it was featured in the new “Vreemde dinge” seisoen. (REUTERS/Monica Almeida/File Photo)

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The Official Charts Company said Bush had achieved three all-time Official Chart records on Friday: longest time for a single to reach No. 1 on the Official Singles Chart – 37 jare – as well as oldest female artist to score a No. 1 on the Official Singles Chart.

Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in ‘Stranger Things.’

Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in ‘Stranger Things.’ ( Courtesy of Netflix © 2022)

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En 44 years since she last had a Geen. 1 single in the UK met “Wuthering Heights”, Bush now also holds the record for the longest-ever gap between No. 1 singles in Official Chart history, dit het bygevoeg.

From left to right, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler and Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson in ‘Stranger Things.’

From left to right, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler and Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson in ‘Stranger Things.’ (Courtesy of Netflix © 2022)

The way that a new generation of music fans have taken her classic track to their hearts really does cement Kate’s position as an all-time great, if that were at all necessary,” Official Charts Company Chief Executive Martin Talbot said in a statement.

I would love to,” sy het gese. “It would be so fantastic to write and direct something.

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