Kate Bush writes tribute to Emily Bronte for Yorkshire moors memorial

Forty years after she released her seminal hit Wuthering Heights, inspired by Emily Bronte’s novel, Kate Bush is producing some rare public work by adding to a monument to the Bronte sisters on the Yorkshire moors.

Bush has written an inscription for a stone that will be placed near the Brontes’ home, she said being asked to pen a passage about Emily was “an honour and, in a way, a chance to say thank you to her”.

In a statement, Bush said, “I am delighted to be involved in this project. Each sister being remembered by a stone in the enigmatic landscape where they lived and worked is a striking idea.” She continued, “Emily only wrote the one novel—an extraordinary work of art that has truly left its mark. To be asked to write a piece for Emily’s stone is an honour and, in a way, a chance to say thank you to her.”

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