Kate Bush's 'Running Up That Hill' soars to top of the charts 37 years after release

music news 09/06/2022

If you're wondering why the younger generation of your family is suddenly listening to Kate Bush, or why 'Running Up That Hill' is suddenly playing everywhere, it's because it recently featured in a TV show.

The '80s hit 'Running Up That Hill' by Kate Bush is soaring up high on the music charts all around the world thanks to the Netflix show 'Stranger Things'. The show itself is set in the 1980s.

In their recently released season 4, this song was played in one of the pivotal parts of the episode. It then instantly became popular among the new generation and is currently topping charts all over the world.

The song is #3 currently on Spotify's most played tracks in New Zealand.

Here's what people who have known Kate Bush since decades ago have to say about her song going viral: