Kate Bush continues to set records with song Running Up That Hill in ‘Stranger Things’

She is climbing the charts!

British recording artist Kate Bush continued to take the charts by storm with a song that was last popular 37 years ago.

Bush’s eerie 1985 art-pop tune, “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” set three all-time records Friday, thanks to his appearance on the Netflix sci-fi drama series “Stranger Things.”

According to the Official Charts Company, the 37-year-old resurgent hit now holds the record for the longest time it has ever taken a single to reach number 1.

Bush, 63, can also now boast of being the oldest female artist to top the charts.

Plus, she now holds the record for the longest gap between No. 1 singles. Her song “Wuthering Heights” was a top hit in the UK 44 years ago when she was 19.

When “Running Up That Hill” was first released, it peaked at the number 3 position.

“It’s touching that the song has been so warmly received, especially as it’s driven by the young fans who love the shows,” Bush said in a statement earlier this month.

Bush said the reception of 'Stranger Things' fans was "very moving."
Bush said the reception from ‘Stranger Things’ fans was “very moving”.
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It’s not the first time a classic hit has been re-released following a newfound appreciation of a recent pop culture moment.

In 2020, Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 song “Dreams” shot the band to No. 3 on the Billboard charts after a TikTok clip of a man drinking cranberry juice and longboarding while listening to the lighthearted tune went viral.

With Post wires

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