Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1985 Ratings: #9 / 101
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1985 Ratings: #1
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Pitchfork
With her self-produced fifth album, Kate Bush became a total auteur, embracing the possibilities of digital sampling synthesizers and creating a perfect marriage of technique and exploration.
100
The Needle Drop

There are really only some albums within the cannon of popular music I think you could call 'experience albums', and Hounds of Love is most certainly one of them.

90
AllMusic
Kate Bush's strongest album to date also marked her breakthrough into the American charts, and yielded a set of dazzling videos as well as an enviable body of hits, spearheaded by "Running Up That Hill," her biggest single since "Wuthering Heights."
80
Rolling Stone

Unlike her early albums, the sound of The Dreaming and Hounds of Love is as focused as it is fantastic, lending credibility to her witches, sorcerers, and demon lovers.

ElectricMess
80

If the fact that Kate produced this album herself isn't an argument that women and men are equal, I don't fucking know what is

fakeplasticrose
85

I swear someone could tell me this came out last week and if I didn't know any better I'd believe them.

Craigold
100

I set up a website where you can hire me as a hitman around a year ago, but nobody has been willing to pay my hefty price tag of 50 dollars. That was the case until a few hours ago. A man by the name McKinley hired me to take out the CEO of a shoe company. I'm unsure of why McKinley asked me to assassinate this guy, considering he's a good father, and a philanthropist with no known criminal background, but 50 dollars is 50 dollars. I was given a single rule to follow when taking out this ... read more

Sxnhs
100

impressive stuff. im such an original reviewer.

skynostal
94

her voice bro omg i'm in love

AndrewMoore
100

For me, a top 10 record ever made. This album is unreal and influenced basically all pop music since that’s dared to be different.

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Added on: April 15, 2013