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Steve Coogan sings Kate Bush's praises

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Kate: This woman's work

Steve Coogan, Stephen Fry and Elbow's Guy Garvey are among the actors and singers who discuss their love for Kate Bush in a new documentary to be screened by BBC this week. 

Running Up That Hill: The Kate Bush Story, which airs this Friday, Augsat 22, on BBC Four, explores Bush's career and music from her 1978 debut single Wuthering Heights to her 2011 album 50 Words for Snow.

Coogan's creation, DJ grotesque Alan Partridge, made a rare display of good taste when he played Bush's music on his radio show, and Partridge also did a medley of her songs for the UK's Comic Relief in 2007.

Stephen Fry made a florid spoken-word appearance on 50 Words for Snow. Also among the contributors for Running Up That Hill: The Kate Bush Story are Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, who is credited with discovering Bush, and Peter Gabriel, who memorably duetted with her on the 1986 single, Don't Give Up.

Elton John, and Nigel Kennedy, and musicians who have been influenced by her including St Vincent's Annie Clark, Tori Amos, Outkast's Big Boi, and Tricky also discuss Bush's influence. 

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