Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush released on CD

“Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” by Kate Bush has been released on CD.

The 1985 hit has enjoyed a resurgence after topping the charts in the US, UK and beyond, 37 years after its release.

All thanks to the fact that he went viral on TikTok after being featured on the hit Netflix show “Stranger Things.”

And, for the first time, fans can now purchase the single in the format.

Meanwhile, this week, Kate topped Spotify’s Songs of the Summer list for 2022.

The 64-year-old singer’s pop classic was played 45 million times over the summer in the UK and was discovered by 90 million new listeners worldwide.

In a press release, Spotify said: “Topping the UK charts is none other than Kate Bush with the cover of her 1985 track ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)’ which saw more than 45 million plays by Britons, as well as a Stranger Things portal to the Upside Down.

“Kate Bush’s track was opened up to a whole new generation after appearing on Netflix’s hit show. Not only popular in the UK, the song’s first streams rose 7,825% in the US and were discovered by 90 million new listeners worldwide.

Former One Direction star Harry Styles, 28, was the world’s most streamed artist throughout the summer, with his single ‘As It Was’ having been streamed a total of 610 million times since the start of counting for lists in May 2022.

The “Watermelon Sugar” hitmaker also appeared once again on the Global Top 20 charts, with his song “Late Night Talking” at number 13 and “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” named second. most listened to song. globally.

Other top tracks of the summer in the UK include Beyoncé’s latest single ‘Break My Soul’ – which landed at number 7 on the most streamed songs behind Glass Animals’ ‘Heat Waves’ – while ” Lizzo’s About Damn Time just missed out on a Top 3 spot behind LF System’s ‘Afraid to Feel’.

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Jack L. Goldstein