Kate Bush has done it again, this time without actually trying to.
The 63-year-old British singer has broken three world records with her song “Running Up That Hill”.
The song was originally released by Bush in 1985 and was recently featured on the Netflix series “Stranger Things”.
With the series’ popularity, a new generation of fans has emerged.
CNN reports that Bush now holds the records for the longest time for a track to reach No. 1 on the UK’s official singles chart; the oldest female artist to reach No. 1 on the UK’s official singles chart; and the longest gap between No. 1 spots on the UK’s official singles chart.
The previous record-holder was Cher. The American artist was 52 years old when her song “Believe” took the number one spot.
Not only did the revival of Bush’s song bring her fame, but also a lot of money.
Since the song became a hit again, it has delivered about $2.3 million in streaming royalties in the months since the show’s latest season, reports CBS. Because she owns the copyright to her recordings, she’s likely keeping the bulk of that money.
Bush recently took to her website to show her thanks to the new generation of fans.
“It features the song, “Running Up That Hill” which is being given a whole new lease of life by the young fans who love the show. I love it too!”
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