Three decades in, their ninth album is post-grunge done right, with action-packed, energetic tracks as well as reflective, politically-motivated songs Bush, through line-up changes, a split and subsequent reformation, have long been something of an enigma. Formed in London, the rockers released their debut album Sixteen Stone back in 1994 at a time when Britpop had seized hold of their home nation, which mostly ignored them. But they racked up a Grammy award, sold over 20 million albums worldwide – half in the US – and current frontman and rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale married Gwen Stefani.
Gavin Rossdale finally gives up on the ghost of his classic era, embracing a modern direction for Bush.
I'm not a fan of Bush. The only releases I really enjoyed from their classic era was the electronics-laden The Science of Things and the remix album all the fans seem to hate. Other than that, they always felt like they were behind the curve when it came to musical influences, and about average in the songwriting department.