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Kate Bush: The Dreaming (EMI America ST17084)

Jon Young, Trouser Press, February 1983

KATE BUSH'S The Dreaming is a stunning record in more ways than one. Besides being a triumph of inventive songwriting and unpredictable performances, it is so overpowering that it repays the careful listener with exhaustion. The Dreaming shuns the soothing blandness of much contemporary "product," but its sensory overload will drive away the less than dedicated. One side of this LP easily outweighs most full discs.

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