Cloudbusting -- Kate
Bush In Her Own Words
Jules and The Polar Bear
Do you ever think you'll do anything with Peter Gabriel again?
- I hope so, yes. We're trying to work on something at the moment, but
it's quite hard to get all the business through, but I hope that will happen.
He's great to work with.
He worked with our next act, didn't he?
- Yes, he did. It's a very strange coincidence. Uh, because I saw him
the other day, and just mentioned if he'd heard of Jules and the Polar Bears -
which is one of the next tracks we're playing. And he said yes, he had because
he was producing their live EP, and he sent it on a couple of days later. It's
- And the track that I've chosen is called ``The Smell of Home.'' And
it's off an album called Phonetics. Which is very interesting,
because all the lyrics on the lyric sheet they've actually written
pho-net-i-cal-ly! So you can try to read the words, and it's uh, all in
phonetics. And I think they're great. I've never heard of them in this country.
They've not been played on the radio, as
far as I know. And they're great - he's got an incredible voice, the lead
Well, I think, I have been played in the evening -
- They have?
- But not so much during the day, really.
- No, I've not heard them getting enough recognition anyway.
Well, let's hear them in one of their earliest time slots: Jules
and the Polar Bears, ``the smell of jome."
[This record is played.]
"The Smell of Home,'' by Jules and the Polar Bears, one of Kate
Bush's all-time favourite tracks. (1980, bbc)
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