Blackbird Blackbird “Running Up That Hill” (Kate Bush Cover)

11/07/2012

Bay Area producer and DJ Blackbird Blackbird has put together a gorgeous and rhythmic “cover” of Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill.” With his characteristic je ne sais quoi, Blackbird Blackbird drowns Bush’s vocals in reverb creating an expressive echo reminiscent of “Hawaii” or “Pure.” A minute in, the ambient track builds with layers of percussion and flittering synths, shifting into a hipster’s dance track: PBR one hand, head bobbing and two stepping.

Here’s Kate Bush’s original track so you understand why we quoted ‘cover.;