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

Prince Charles and Princess Diana Honeymoon-1271059


Unleaded petrol hadn’t been introduced yet



There were only three TV channels

Doctor Who


Margaret Thatcher became Britain’s first female prime minister



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


The Jubilee line had just been opened


The internet didn’t exist!

the internet


Kylie was a 13-year-old living in Australia

Kylie Young

The Channel Tunnel hadn’t even been conceived


Nobody had an iPhone!

1970s phone

John Lennon was still alive


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.