Kate Bush has officially released the music video for “The Man I Love”. It was first performed in 1994 with Bush and Larry Adler doing a cover of the George and Ira Gershwin classic. The video is streaming below.
Produced and arranged by the late Beatles producer George Martin and directed by Kevin Godley of 10cc the clip for “The Man I Love” has not been seen since it was first broadcast on TV.
In a statement via Pitchfork, Kate Bush revealed the history behind “The Man I Love”, “This romantic song was written by George and Ira Gershwin and when Larry Adler put an album together of their songs, called The Glory of Gershwin, he asked me to sing this beautiful song. The album was produced by George Martin.”
“I was very fond of George—such a special talent and creative spirit, a really gentle man, very kind and incredibly interesting. It was a great honour to work with him and Larry. George and Larry were very different personalities (Larry was a real character), but they made a great creative combination.”
“It was released as a single and Kevin Godley directed the video. I loved working with Kevin—so imaginative and great fun. I’d worked with him and Lol Creme when they directed the video for Peter Gabriel’s song, Don’t give up.”
Bush confirmed last month that “The Man I Love,” will feature on The Other Side a huge collection of music that includes Bush’s cover of Elton John’s “Rocket Man.” as well as a treasure chest of other B-sides and rare songs.
Kate Bush in her home garden photographed by her brother John Carder Bush (1977) pic.twitter.com/Ft4tzPDkx4
— Kate Bush Fans (@katebushalways) February 8, 2016
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