Old music becomes new again; plus 'Rutherford Falls' : It's Been a Minute When singer-songwriter Kate Bush released "Running Up That Hill" in 1985, it peaked at number 30 on the Hot 100. Now it's soared into the top ten, thanks to the newest season of Stranger Things. Guest host B.A. Parker talks to Stereogum writers Rachel Brodsky and Chris Deville about why old music seems to be getting more love than new music these days — and how even new music seems retro. Plus, actor and writer Jana Schmieding on the second season of Rutherford Falls, exploring physical comedy, and honoring aunties.

Why old is new again in pop music; plus, 'Rutherford Falls'

Why old is new again in pop music; plus, 'Rutherford Falls'

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English singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush at her family's home in East Wickham, London, 26th September 1978. Chris Moorhouse/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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English singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush at her family's home in East Wickham, London, 26th September 1978.

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When singer-songwriter Kate Bush released "Running Up That Hill" in 1985, it peaked at number 30 on the Hot 100. Now it's soared into the top ten, thanks to the newest season of Stranger Things. Guest host B.A. Parker talks to Stereogum writers Rachel Brodsky and Chris Deville about why old music seems to be getting more love than new music these days — and how even new music seems retro. Plus, actor and writer Jana Schmieding on the second season of Rutherford Falls, exploring physical comedy, and honoring aunties.

This episode of 'It's Been a Minute' was produced by Barton Girdwood, Liam McBain, Chloee Weiner and Janet Woojeong Lee. Our editors are Jessica Mendoza and Quinn O'Toole. We had engineering help from Tre Watson. Our director of programming is Yolanda Sangweni. Our intern is Ehianeta Arheghan. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at ibam@npr.org.