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Album of the Week, August 24: Poses by Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright was born into a truly musical family. The son of Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III, he grew up surrounded by people who knew, loved, played, and wrote a diverse array of musical forms. 895 more words

Album Of The Week

Rufus Wainwright

The first Rufus song I heard was “Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk,” but the Rufus song that made me want to hear more was “ 198 more words


Rejoinder to 'Jeff Buckley v. Rufus Wainwright'

Today, my good friend Dorothy posted about a conversation (read: disagreement) we had regarding covers of Leonard Cohen’s song, Hallelujah. Yes, I am the unnamed friend (that felt very soap opera-esque to write, so very dramatic!).  326 more words


Martha Wainwright - Whelan’s - November 3rd & 4th

How talented are those Wainwrights anyway. Is there anything they can’t do? If it’s not Loudon, it’s Rufus or Martha.

This is a nice chance to see Martha in a lovely little venue, and should be grabbed! 247 more words


Slow Songs for Fall

With summer nearing its end, I wanted to share some of my favorite slower tempo songs. These aren’t sad songs; I’m not unhappy to be going back to school, in fact, I’m very excited to go back! 26 more words


Song of the Day: What Would I Ever Do with a Rose

Rufus Wainwright is one of my favorite artists of all time. I know most of his life story and songs by heart. Come to think of it, it’s a miracle I’ve yet to be put in a mental institution… Anyway, there’s only one Rufus Wainwright record I still struggle wrapping my head around, and that’s All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu. 107 more words