Kate Bush to publish book of lyrics, introduced by David Mitchell

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How to Be Invisible, a collection of lyrics from across the singer’s 40-year career, will be published in December by Faber

She is famous for incorporating the work of Emily Brontë, James Joyce and Grimm’s fairytales into her music: now Kate Bush will publish her first book, a collection of lyrics from across her 40-year career.

Faber will release How to Be Invisible: Selected Lyrics on 6 December, with a comprehensive introduction from the novelist David Mitchell. Mitchell, who has described Bush as his “hero”, wrote three spoken-word sections of Bush’s 2014 Before the Dawn performances – which marked her first live shows in 35 years.

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