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Kate Bush wows fans at first London comeback gig

Singer Kate Bush returned to the stage last night, with celebrity fans among those tweeting their delight from her first live show in 35 years.

Bush kicks off a 22-show run at the Hammersmith Apollo in west London tonight.

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Kate Bush album sales rocket ahead of new shows

Kate Bush has seen a huge spike in album sales as she prepares to return to the stage for the first time in 35 years, according to the Official Charts Company.

Kate Bush has experienced a spike in album sales ahead of her new shows. Credit: PA

They said that 11 of her albums had appeared in the midweek sales flash for the Top 100 as interest in the reclusive singer's comeback increases.

On their website they said: "Her retrospective The Whole Story, which originally hit Number 1 upon its release in 1986, is currently Number 8 on the tally (a sales lift of 536% from the previous week), followed by 1985’s Hounds Of Love at Number 14."

They added: "Elsewhere, her 2011 LP 50 Words For Snow and her 1978 debut The Kick Inside are at 32 and 33 respectively, and 1989’s The Sensual World is up 52 places at Number 41."

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