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Meaning of Kate Bush's "This Woman's Work"?
March 25, 2005
Does anyone know what the song "This Woman's Work" by Kate Bush is about?
media & arts
(2 answers total)
See what Kate
herself about it. If you've seen
She's Having a Baby
, you'll recall that the song is featured near the end of the film, and it turns out she wrote it expressly at John Hughes' request.
Aside from the first verse, though, I think the lyrics are written broadly enough convey the pain and regret of missed chance and lost love. Without that connection, I always assumed it was about the devestating end of a relationship, and I still think it's a fair reading.
on March 25, 2005
Thanks, melissa. I've been looking everywhere for that but couldn't find it.
on March 26, 2005
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