Friday, 13 January 2012

Follow Friday (3)


Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read
The question that everyone was asked this week was:

Many readers/bloggers are also big music fans. Tell us about a few of your favourite bands/singers that we should listen to in 2012.

Okay, anyone who knows me will know that there's one musician that I am totally in love with, and that is....

The extremely eccentric, hugely talented and beautiful Kate Bush!


I love every single album that this lady has produced, but my favourite would have to be Hounds of Love, especially The Ninth Wave section, based on a poem by Tennyson - there are a whole load of references to literature in many of her songs.

My favourite songs by Kate are Under the Ivy and This Woman's Work.
However, this being a book blog, I'll have to share with you the song that started off my love for Bronte's Wuthering Heights!


My second favourite singer would have to be Amanda Palmer (Also of The Dresden Dolls). I also like bands/singers such as The Script, Darren Hayes, Marina & The Diamonds, Gwen Stefani, Placebo, Florence & The Machine and more!

27 comments:

  1. Girl you think my blog is nice? your blog layout is cuuuutteee <3 love the owls!! New follower :)

    thanks for stopping by!

    Diana @ The Lovely Getaway

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  2. Thanks for the visit!

    New follower :)

    Bonnie @ Sweet Tidbits

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  3. New blog follower! Glad to meet you!

    Shari
    Delighted Reader

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  4. I was expecting more people to mention Kate Bush.
    Thanks for stopping by. :)

    Maja

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  5. Thanks for stopping by! The only Kate Bush song that I know right now is Babooshka, which I totally love.

    New Follower

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  6. Apparently I need to start listening to Florence and the Machine, because everyone loves them. =)

    Thanks for stopping by! Following!

    Jennifer @ A Librarian's Library

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  7. Florence and the Machine, Placebo and The Script are some of my favorite artists to listen to, too! Good taste in music! :D

    Sam @ Realm of Ficton

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  8. My husband is a huge fan of The Dresden Dolls. I don't know Kate Bush by name, but I may know her music. I often hear music I like but don't ever know the name of the song or who the performer is. I'll have to check her out and see if she's one of those people. :) If not, I may find a new favorite.

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  9. As you know I love Florence and the Machine, but Placebo is also one of my favorites. As for the others, I'll have to check them out :)

    Danielle
    Novelly Antithetical

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  10. I absolutely love the script! New follower:World of Books

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  11. New follower here from the blog hop! My blog is http://www.theonceandfuturelibrarian.blogspot.com.

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  12. Kate Bush is definitely a choice I get behind!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

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  13. I love The Script and i don't think of heard of Kate Bush but she looks very familiar. New follower :)

    Books Ahoy
    www.books-ahoy.blogspot.com

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  14. Oh wow, she is eccentric and super cute!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Returning the follow ^_^

    sinn @ sinnful books

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  15. I've heard of Kate Bush, but I'll have to check some of her songs out ^.^ New Follower!

    My FF: http://thelittlebluepig.blogspot.com/2012/01/follow-me-friday-3.html

    Angela

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  16. OOh I do like Gwen! Although I haven't really listened to her lately, I do like her older stuff. Moreso when she was Gwen in No Doubt!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  17. Yes! I adore Kate Bush! As well as Amanda Palmer, though I admit I never listened to her until Ben Folds produced her one album ... now I'm into her and the Dresden Dolls. Good taste!

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  18. Placebo is one of my faves!

    Thanks for the follow, and I'm now following back :D

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  19. Huh I haven't heard of her yet, but I'll have to check it out.

    Ning @ Reading by Kindle Fire

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  20. Hopping through. I sadly can't quite handle Kate Bush but I love Hayley Westenra's version of Wuthering Heights.
    My Hop

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  21. nice choice!

    old follower

    here is mine

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  22. Not really my genre.

    Beth ^_^

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  23. I've never heard of her, but she sounds interesting! Thanks for stopping by my FF! Isn't Mayday Parade the best?!?! Hope you're having a great weekend!

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  24. I'm a new follower too and I haven't heard of her before either.

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  25. I love Placebo! I'm sure you already know that they do an awesome cover of Running Up That Hill. :D

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  26. Interesting selection, I liked the songs.
    And I think it's pretty true that most of us book blogger folk do like music. I love when I hear a song and reminds me of a story :D

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