Label: Capitol Records - C2 93078 • Format: CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop
It was released in October and peaked at no. Bush drew inspiration for the title track from the novel Ulysses by James Joyce. Bush realised that Molly Bloom's soliloquythe closing passage of The Actor - The Moody Blues - This Is The Moody Blues novel, fit the music she had created. When the Joyce estate refused to release the text, Bush wrote original lyrics that echo the original passage, as Molly steps from the pages of the book and revels in the real world.
The song includes Irish instrumentation uilleann pipesfiddlewhistle under a breathy rendering of the orgasmic 'Yes' of the original text.
Due to that broadcast, the song reached 3 on the UK download chart in late The gap between these two tracks is slightly longer to indicate the album was intended to finish with "This Woman's Work". In MayBush released a new album, Director's Cut which featured new versions of four songs from The Sensual Worldincluding the title song now called "Flower of the Mountain". Finally having received permission from the Joyce estate, Bush recorded a new vocal using Molly Bloom's soliloquy as the lyric.
Additionally, she re-recorded a sparse, piano-only version of "This Woman's Work". The new version of " Deeper Understanding " was released as a single, with an accompanying video. The song was never performed in front of the audience, however, Bush decided to include the live version into the recording. And the last track on A side, Heads We're Dancing, reproduces that mysteriously sproingy bass sound favoured by Mick Karn.
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