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The 10 best songs based on books – in pictures

Kate Bush Wuthering Heights Bush was 19 when she recorded the song in 1978, and part of its beauty is the way it combines a teenager’s earnestness and melodrama with something far more unfamiliar and unaccountable. After 33 years and countless cover versions (not to mention two separate screen renditions by Steve Coogan), the song still retains its essential strangeness. Bush’s fantastically histrionic vocal performance as Cathy standing outside Heathcliff’s window ...