Nite Jewel, “Hounds of Love” (Kate Bush Cover)

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 08.22.14 in Listen to This

Next Tuesday, Kate Bush is set to start her 22-night residency in London, a unicorn-rare affair that sold out in 15 minutes and has reportedly led scalpers to charge as much as $2,078 a ticket. The event is so eagerly anticipated MOJO devoted a cover story to Bush despite the fact that she isn’t doing any press. The package hinges on song picks and a Hounds of Love retrospective instead. Which brings us to the Nite Jewel cover below; available as part of a free MOJO CD — The War on Drugs, Julia Holter and several others also contributed — it pays tribute to Hounds of Love’s title track with an airy pop rendition that’s heavy on the handclaps and multi-tracked melodies…