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During the first year of the contract Kate makes two further demo tapes (Very possibly these include the twenty-two recordings now making the rounds among fans).
She resists EMI's attempts to "commercialize" her songs.
In July 1975 Kate takes her "mock A Level" examinations. It is much discussed at meetings between Kate, her family, Gilmour and EMI.
While Pink Floyd are at Abbey Road Studios recording Wish You Were Here, Gilmour plays the three-track demo to Bob Mercer, then General Manager of EMI's pop division. In 1976 Kate gets a small inheritance, and decides to leave school to concentrate on preparing herself for a career in music. In March 1976 Kate takes her driving test and fails.
She has an ordinary childhood growing up in an old farm (East Wickam Farm) in Bexley, Kent.
Around 1964, Kate is around six years old, her family moves to New Zealand and Australia. She is obliged to take up the violin, as all pupils have to learn an instrument. She teaches herself to play the piano and at about this time she begins to set her poems to her own chord formulations.
According to , the concert lasted nearly two hours and consisted of two separate suites.
Bush began with some of her biggest hits — including “Hounds of Love”, “Running Up That Hill”, and “Joanni” — before transitioning into a full performance of “The Ninth Wave” from her 1985 LP, She created sea scenes through using bits of cloth, she was on video in a life jacket, there was one bit where a lounge was wheeled on stage, and you got to watch a conversation between her husband [Danny Mc Intosh] and son [Bertie] who are watching Liverpool v Chelsea on the TV.
Kate follows her elder brother John and begins to develop her poetry.
At the suggestion of Kate's family, Ricky Hopper, a friend with music business connections, tries to place "demo tapes" of Kate's songs with a record company, with a publishing deal in mind. At this stage Kate considers herself more of a writer than a singer. Kate's songs are described as "morbid", "boring" and "uncommercial".
These original tapes have over thirty songs on each. Unable to help further, Ricky Hopper makes contact with Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd, whom he knew at Cambridge University. The backing band is comprised of Gilmour himself on guitar, and Peter Perrier and Pat Martin of Unicorn on drums and bass, respectively.
She buys an old honky-tonk piano for 200 Pounds and begins screeching into existence her unmistakable voice. In July she finally settles a recording deal with EMI.
The contract is for four years, with options at the end of the second and third year.