It’s so amazing how a single piece of music can become so powerful in so many different versions
That’s the case with “This Woman’s Work” by the great Kate Bush, which was released over 20 years ago and still going strong!
She had success with it in 1988 when John Hughes used
it in a critical scene in his
She’s Having a Baby
and again when it was released as a single in 1989.
Then Maxwell released his amazing male version of the song, which led to its use in the incredible
dance tribute to breast cancer awareness on
So You Think You Can Dance
Countless dance acts have sampled or covered her songs, among them Utah Saints, E-Clypse and Blue Pearl, and she has also pene- trated urban music. Aside from Prince, Tupac Shakur was a fan, US nu-soul singer Maxwell did unspeakable things to “This Woman’s Work,” while OutKast’s Big Boi is a raving devotee who has consis- tently haggled for a collaboration which has, sadly, yet to emerge…
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