Another huge UK hit for Kate Bush, 1985’s "Running Up that Hill", became the key that finally opened the door for Kate Bush in America, in part due to ample mtv rotation of the video trilogy which also included "the Hounds of Love" and "the Big Sky".It’s a nice distraction. A minute of the Dublin City rounders ramshackle street rock is a minute you’re not focusing on."Running up that hill" is also metaphorical, it’s a metaphor for the difficulties we encounter during our life with the one we love. If she swapped places with her lover, she could run up that hill with "no problems". T. Michels from Venlo, Netherlands Great song.About Running up the Hill. In the morning I watched the Meg Myers video. A few hours later my brother was talking about running up a hill. And shortly afterwards I got introduced to Ultra marathon man. runs exceedingly long distances. Trying to have sensible conversations and my mind is going WTF. Getting drenched.
This video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNXu2Z6o6VA, can also be seen at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxLSoRCpTCClSB6s8BLxM4g.Be running up that road, Be running up that hill, With no problems. And if I only could, Id make a deal with god, And I’d get him to swap our places, Be running up that road, Be running up that hill, With no problems. If I only could Be running up that hill With no problems. If I only could, I’d be running up that hill.If she only could, she’d make a deal with god to swap places with Jesus. She’d run up that road with a cross strapped to her back. She’d run up that hill (Golgatha, the place of the skulls, where Jesus was supposedly crucified). She’d run up that (office) building and forsake her family the way men have for generations."Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)" was the first single from Kate Bush’s 1985 album Hounds of Love. Written by Bush, it was released as a single in the UK on August 5, 1985, with the album appearing on shelves on September 16, 1985.Placebo covered "Running Up That Hill", releasing it originally on the bonus disc of their 2003 album Sleeping with Ghosts. The song had a fairly low profile for some time before attracting further attention in 2006, after Placebo began to include it in their set whilst touring to promote Meds.