Kate Bush has verified that she will not be in attendance tonight at the 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.
In a letter uploaded to her web page, Bush clarifies she will not be at the ceremony but “the serious honour is understanding that you felt I deserved it,” she wrote. “The RRHOF has welcomed me into the most remarkable rostrum of mind-boggling expertise.”
The induction ceremony will be keeping its 38th iteration tonight at 8 p.m. ET and will be stay-streamed for the first time on Disney+. Apart from Bush, the Hall is also honoring Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliot, Willie Nelson, George Michael, Rage In opposition to the Equipment and The Spinners, among the a lengthy list of other industry giants.
In her letter, Bush congratulated fellow inductee and Elton John songwriter Bernie Taupin, who’s regarded in the Musical Excellence category. “Congratulations Bernie! Congratulations to absolutely everyone who is currently being inducted tonight!” she exclaimed at the conclude of her notice.
Bush’s text seems under.
“I am wholly blown away by this huge honour – an award that sits in the huge beating heart of the American new music business.
Thank you so substantially to absolutely everyone who voted for me. I never ever imagined I would be offered this excellent accolade.
Last 12 months was these types of a surprisingly productive time for my monitor Working Up That Hill and
I’m absolutely sure that a lot of you who’ve voted me in to the RRHOF also drove that observe up the charts. Thank you!
I’m scared I will not be equipped to go to the ceremony tonight, but for me the genuine honour is understanding that you felt I deserved it.
The RRHOF has welcomed me into the most extraordinary rostrum of too much to handle expertise.
When I was rising up my hero was Elton John. I poured over his new music, longed to be able to play piano like him and longed to compose tracks that could go folks in the way his get the job done moved me.
That minor female in South East London could in no way have dreamed she’d be sharing the event tonight with Bernie Taupin, Elton’s composing lover, an incredible lyricist who encouraged me to keep producing music – to continue to keep trying. Congratulations Bernie! Congratulations to everyone who is remaining inducted tonight!
Tunes is at the main of who I am and, like all musicians, being on the journey of making an attempt to make a little something musically appealing is rife with thoughts of doubt and insecurity.
I’m only five foot three, but right now I experience a small taller.