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Rufus Wainwright

by Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright by Rufus Wainwright

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Rufus Wainwright

by Rufus Wainwright

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Label: Dreamworks
Wainwright's striking debut from 1998 is steeped in the sounds of cabaret and big Tin Pan Alley numbers. It also has a rare tunefulness and intimacy; it's like Randy Newman by way of Edith Piaf. It's only natural that Van Dyke Parks was brought in for the chamber-like arrangements. "Barcelona" and "April Fools" are two of the album's many highlights.

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Wainwright's striking debut from 1998 is steeped in the sounds of cabaret and big Tin Pan Alley numbers. It also has a rare tunefulness and intimacy; it's like Randy Newman by way of Edith Piaf. It's only natural that Van Dyke Parks was brought in for the chamber-like arrangements. "Barcelona" and "April Fools" are two of the album's many highlights.

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About This Album

Wainwright's striking debut from 1998 is steeped in the sounds of cabaret and big Tin Pan Alley numbers. It also has a rare tunefulness and intimacy; it's like Randy Newman by way of Edith Piaf. It's only natural that Van Dyke Parks was brought in for the chamber-like arrangements. "Barcelona" and "April Fools" are two of the album's many highlights.