Stranger ThingsIt has been taken Kate BushThe music of’s takes it to new (wuthering?) heights
Creators Matt Ross DufferThe song, “Running Up That Hill”, was featured in her 1985 album. Stranger Things: Volume I, sending the single to the top of the U.S. and U.K. charts. Bush now thanks the brothers for their renewed attention and for raising awareness about the importance mental health.
On her June 20, 2012 blog, she stated that the characters in the latest series are confronting many of the challenges found in real life. The Duffer Brothers, I feel, have touched hearts of people in an incredibly hard time, especially for younger generations.
Bush continued, “By featuring ‘Running Up That Hill’ in such a positive light—as a talisman for Max [Sadie Sink] (one of the main female characters)—the song has been brought into the emotional arena of her story. Her friends and she are constantly exposed to fear, conflict and the power that love can bring.