布什被描述为后垃圾 grunge， 替代岩石，和硬岩石。最早被描述为“后垃圾”的乐队之一，布什几乎被贬义为“后垃圾”。 滚石乐队的马特·迪尔（Matt Diehl）将布什描述为“涅磐音乐中最成功，最无耻的模仿者”。在《法戈岩城：北达科他州农村的重金属漫游》一书中，查克·克洛斯特曼（Chuck Klosterman）写道：“布什是一个很好的乐队，刚好预示着结局的开始；最终，他们将成为垃圾摇滚的权证 ”。凯尔·安德森（Kyle Anderson ）在《意外革命：垃圾的故事》一书中谈到了布什的专辑《十六石》，写道：
布什指出涅Ni乐队的音乐是他们作品中的关键影响力，但仍然坚持认为他们的风格是原创的。在1996年2月与晨间电话交谈中，首席吉他手Nigel Pulsford表示：“涅rv乐队具有很大的影响力。他们起到了催化剂的作用，使吉他乐队重新流行并激发了我们的演奏”。在两幕音乐的相似之处中，加文·罗斯代尔（Gavin Rossdale）告诉滚石乐队（Rolling Stone），他“希望”布什中有一个“必杀技”，但也觉得他“有自己的事”。2011年，罗斯代尔（Rossdale）宣布皮克斯（Pixies）为“最有影响力的乐队”。此外，布什的成员都引用艺术家包括大卫·鲍伊， 鲍勃·迪伦， PJ哈维，和Sex Pistols乐队的影响力和鼓舞人心的。
Bush are an American rock band originally formed in London, England in 1992. Their current lineup consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale, lead guitarist Chris Traynor, bassist Corey Britz, and drummer Nik Hughes.
In 1994, Bush found immediate success with the release of their debut album, Sixteen Stone, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA. They went on to become one of the most commercially successful rock bands of the 1990s, selling over 10 million records in the United States and 20 million in the world.
Despite their success in the US (especially in the mid-1990s), the band were considerably less popular in their home country – a period when Britpop groups dominated the UK charts and the appeal of the grunge sound had declined – and they have enjoyed only marginal success there.
Bush have had numerous top ten singles on the Billboard rock charts and one No. 1 album with Razorblade Suitcase in 1996. The band broke up in 2002 but reformed in 2010, and have released four albums since then: The Sea of Memories (2011), Man on the Run (2014), Black and White Rainbows (2017), and The Kingdom (2020).
Musical style and influences
Bush have been described as post-grunge, grunge, alternative rock, and hard rock. One of the first bands to be described as post-grunge, Bush were labeled almost pejoratively as post-grunge. Matt Diehl of Rolling Stone described Bush as “the most successful and shameless mimics of Nirvana’s music”. In the book Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota, Chuck Klosterman wrote, “Bush was a good band who just happened to signal the beginning of the end; ultimately, they would become the grunge Warrant”. In the book Accidental Revolution: The Story of Grunge, Kyle Anderson wrote about Bush’s album Sixteen Stone, writing:
“The twelve songs on Sixteen Stone sound exactly like what grunge is supposed to sound like, while the whole point of grunge was that it didn’t really sound like anything, including itself. Just consider how many different bands and styles of music have been shoved under the “grunge” header in this discography alone, and you realize that grunge is probably the most ill-defined genre of music in history.”
Bush have noted Nirvana’s music as a key influence in their work, but remained insistent that their style is original. Talking to The Morning Call in February 1996, lead guitarist Nigel Pulsford remarked “Nirvana was a big influence. They acted as a catalyst, put the guitar band back in vogue and inspired us to perform”. Of the similarities in the music of the two acts, Gavin Rossdale told Rolling Stone that he “hoped” there was an element of Nirvana in Bush but also that felt he “had [his] own thing”. In 2011, Rossdale proclaimed Pixies as “the most influential band” to him. In addition, members of Bush have cited artists including David Bowie, Bob Dylan, PJ Harvey, and Sex Pistols as influential or inspirational.
1994 – Sixteen Stone (2014 Remaster)
1994 – Sixteen Stone + bonus live EP (2CD)
1994 – Sixteen Stone
1996 – Razorblade Suitcase (2014 Remaster)
1996 – Razorblade Suitcase
1997 – Deconstructed
1999 – The Science Of Things (2014 Remaster)
1999 – The Science of Things
2001 – Golden State (Japanese Edition)
2001 – Golden State
2005 – Zen X Four
2011 – The Sea Of Memories (Deluxe Edition 2CD)
2014 – Man On The Run
2017 – Black And White Rainbows
2020 – The Kingdom