The Word On... 50 Words For Snow, Kate Bush

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"'50 Words for Snow' is a success not only because it's so challengingly bold and peculiar, but because it repackages Bush's usual idiosyncrasies in an entirely new form."

"These tracks are sparse but airtight, haunting but unrelentingly gorgeous, both logical successors to the stunning second half of 'Aerial' and completely unlike anything she's done. In other words, business as usual for one of the most singularly captivating and influential talents in rock history."

"For its glacial pace, tight vision, long running time and extreme track length (seven tracks in 65 minutes) it's a surprisingly accessible work. It's absorbing and enchanting without having to resort to formulaic song structures, pop thrills or radio-friendly catchiness."