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Kate Bush

Deeper Understanding (6:32)

The Deeper Understanding Songfacts says: The song’s subject matter of a person relying on a computer for emotional solace was interesting in 1989 when Bush recorded it for her The Sensual World album. If we fast forward to the 21st century where millions of adolescents are locked away in their bedrooms with just their computer games for company, this track takes on a far greater significance.
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As the people here grow colder, I turn to my computer
And spend my evenings with it like a friend
I was loading a new programme
I had ordered from a magazine

Kate Bush - Deeper Understanding Lyrics


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  • @Malkamillian: which version tho? the original one with Trio Bulgarka is a big highlight!!
  • Not a huge fan of this track, tbh. Skipped.
  • The Director's Cut version took a while to grow on me, but now I like it a lot. The computer voice is unsettling.
  • It's remarkably prescient and fits today even more than ever.
  • Love The Sensual World version, dislike Director's Cut cut/.
  • Not sure I have ever heard a track of Kate's I didn't like.
  • wonderful
  • my life
  • WOW, loved this........Coltrane is CRACKER
  • And now go watch "Her". Great movie!

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