Stranger Things 4: Kate Bush Song Tops iTunes Chart After Being Highlighted in the Season

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WARNING: This article contains spoilers about the events of the fourth season of Stranger Things. Read at your own risk.

Throughout the fourth season of Stranger Things, the 1985 Kate Bush song "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" was prominently featured since it is Max Mayfield's favorite song and it was highlighted more during the fourth episode when the character was possessed by Vecna and the song became the portal for her to escape from the villain's control and avoid her death.

Now, thanks to its prominent role in the season, the hit Kate Bush song saw a resurgence in popularity and has topped the iTunes chart according to Deadline. The song's sudden rise in popularity was similar to the third season when they featured "The NeverEnding Story" by Limahl during a key moment.

You can revisit and check the music video for "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" below:

The song was released in 1985 and was also the first single for Bush's album Hounds of Love. It peaked at no. 3 on the UK Singles chart and become one of the singer's most popular singles. It also made its way to the United States as it reached the top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Given how the song was used during the season, it's not surprising that it ended up topping the iTunes chart and experienced a resurgence whether it's on YouTube or music apps such as Spotify. It is definitely a great song that also has a memorable tune that perhaps caught the attention of today's audience who may not be familiar with the song.

It would be interesting to see if the song will have another prominent role in the last two episodes that will stream in a few weeks or if they will have another hidden gem from the 80s that will catch the attention of the viewers.

Also Read: Stranger Things 4: David Harbour Waited Years To Deliver Hopper's Emotional Monologue

The first volume of Stranger Things season 4 is currently streaming on Netflix while the second volume will release on July 1.


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