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The Best Kate Bush Albums of All Time

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This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Kate Bush is one of the best British singer/songwriters of all time. This list of the best Kate Bush albums includes pictures of the album covers when available. The Kate Bush discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Kate Bush albums can be found at the top of the list. Bush is a singer/songwriter who is generally more appreciated commercially in her native UK, though she's a longtime critical darling in the States. Bush has been honored as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

To make voting for your favorite records easier, we haven't included Kate Bush singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Kate Bush album isn't ranked highly enough, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Kate Bush album, vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Kate Bush album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums range from The Kick Inside (1978) to Hounds of Love (1985). These popular Kate Bush CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

  • Hounds of Love
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    265 VOTES
    • Release Date: 1985
    • Artist: Kate Bush
    • Tracks: The Morning Fog, And Dream of Sheep, The Big Sky
    • Length (mins): 00:47:34
    • Label: Manhattan Records
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Alternative rock, New Wave, Pop rock, Art rock
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  • The Dreaming
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    261 VOTES
    • Release Date: 1982
    • Artist: Kate Bush
    • Producer: Kate Bush
    • Tracks: Leave It Open, The Dreaming, Night of the Swallow
    • Length (mins): 00:44:00
    • Label: EMI
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Pop music, Gothic rock, Experimental music
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  • The Kick Inside
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    217 VOTES
    • Release Date: 1978
    • Artist: Kate Bush
    • Producer: Andrew Powell
    • Tracks: Kite, Moving, Room for the Life
    • Length (mins): 00:43:14
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Pop rock, Art rock, Baroque pop
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  • Never for Ever
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    191 VOTES
    • Release Date: 1980
    • Artist: Kate Bush
    • Producer: Jon Kelly
    • Tracks: Babooshka, Violin, Egypt
    • Length (mins): 00:37:32
    • Label: EMI
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Soft rock, Art rock, Baroque pop
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