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Waiting For Kate Bush

2.19  ·  Rating Details  ·  42 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
This is the b format version of the critically acclaimed book on the singer. In "Waiting for Kate Bush", the reader will not only laugh out loud at Herskovits' attempt to make sense of his life in an alien culture, but also learn in detail what Kate Bush - known alternately as 'the barmiest bird in pop', 'the pre Raphaelite mymph with Minnie Mouse's soprano' and the 'great ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 15th 2004 by Omnibus Press
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Aug 02, 2011 Ron rated it it was ok
Unquestionably the worst music bio ever written, by someone who does not even deserve to be called a writer. If it weren't for the mysterious nature of one of the most fascinating women on earth and the little information that could be gleaned from this slim volume--yes, the writing is THAT bad--I doubt that I would have finished.
It's a cold night. Lesley Herskovits perches on the end of a tall tower block in London, ready to jump. This begins a story ostensibly about Herskovits, who has a serious image problem, imagining himself as grotesquely overweight and ugly, cowardly, and pining after the artist Kate Bush, whose next album shows no signs of appearing 11 years after The Red Shoes. The novel primarily takes places between the ledge, and the final leap, either Herskovits' only act of courage, or his biggest act of co ...more
Dec 28, 2011 David rated it did not like it
Shelves: vinegar, dnf
Hope may be a little high looking at the ratings others have given it, but being an unabashed Kate Bush fan I could not at least try reading it. But 3 weeks later Im finding it hard to pick up and continue. Will keep trying
And 2 months later I have given up. When your more inclined to browse the back of a cornflakes box the interest has gone. Maybe the story gets better and onto what I thought would be the main subject. One day, maybe, I will find out
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