I don’t pretend to have any legit claim on this song.  It was well after that it was released that I first heard it.  And when I did – flying down Highway 99 – it hit me like a ton of bricks.  Placebo explains:


But it’s not Placebo’s song.  We owe Kate Bush for its existence:


And some have tried to expand it:

Running Up That Hill from John Forte on Vimeo.

But I think it’s been nailed.  So much so that no one else should attempt it.  The Chromatics: