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What the world was like when Kate Bush last toured

The internet went into meltdown this morning as Kate Bush announced her first live shows since 1979. As you can imagine a lot has changed since then, so we thought we’d take a look back at the much simpler days of Kate’s last tour.


Charles and Diana were merely courting

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Unleaded petrol hadn’t been introduced yet

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There were only three TV channels

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Margaret Thatcher became Britain’s first female prime minister

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Art Garfunkel was No. 1 in the UK with ‘Bright Eyes’

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The Jubilee line had just been opened

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The internet didn’t exist!

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Kylie was a 13-year-old living in Australia

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The Channel Tunnel hadn’t even been conceived

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Nobody had an iPhone!

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John Lennon was still alive

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Kate Bush will play a series of 15 UK shows at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith starting on 26 August, 2014. For more details and tickets head over here.

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