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The Remarkable Popularity Of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

There was a moment last December when a lightbulb went off in my head, though it glowed more like a string of Christmas lights. My…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2016 - 2:46 pm

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Progress Report: Rufus Wainwright

Progress Report: The mercurial singer/songwriter chats about his new Mark Ronson-produced album, Out Of The Game. Since releasing his debut album back in…
T. Cole Rachel | December 6, 2011 - 1:27 pm

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Joni Mitchell Is 75 Today: Watch Performances From Last Night’s Tribute Concert

Today is Joni Mitchell's 75th birthday. To celebrate, a bunch of her famous fans are performing at a two-night concert called Joni 75 at LA's…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2018 - 10:25 am

Lily Allen – “Going To A Town” (Rufus Wainwright Cover) Video

Lily Allen has shared a gorgeous cover of Rufus Wainwright's "Going To A Town," produced by Mark Ronson, as part of an anti-Trump playlist. The…
Pranav Trewn | January 24, 2017 - 3:03 pm

Watch Father John Misty, St. Vincent In A Toilet Costume Play Jasper Johnson Benefit In NYC

Earlier this year, Jasper Johnson -- the young son of Matt Johnson, who has played drums for St. Vincent, Jeff Buckley, and many others --…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2016 - 9:04 am

Rufus Wainwright – “When In Disgrace With Fortune And Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29)” (Feat. Florence Welch)

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Billy Shakespeare's death, Rufus Wainwright has put together an album of some of his most famous sonnets set…
James Rettig | March 28, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Perry Farrell, The Roots, Beth Orton To Play NYC Talking Heads Tribute Concert

On March 23rd, an assortment of musicians will gather at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the work of David Byrne and the Talking Heads. The initial…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 16, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Watch Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, & Josh Groban Sing Grease’s “Summer Nights”

What do Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, and Josh Groban have in common? They were all part of a massive group rendition…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2014 - 1:50 pm

Rufus Wainwright – “Me And Liza”

On March 3rd Rufus Wainwright will release Vibrate, a greatest hits compilation that will feature one new song. That track is called "Me And Liza"
Miles Bowe | January 13, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Rufus Wainwright & Sharon Van Etten – “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

At the end of the month, Starbucks imprint Hear Music and Concord will release Holidays Rule, a holiday songs collection featuring a bunch of standards…
Corban Goble | October 11, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Watch Rufus Wainwright Cover Chewing Gum Jingles

Rufus, who is a hero, puts a little too much acting into his head movements during his line reads on this Funny Or Die sketch,…
Amrit Singh | June 11, 2012 - 5:51 pm

Watch Rufus Wainwright Play Conan

Rufus Wainwright dropped by Conan last night to play "Out Of The Game," the title track to his latest. What those shoes, Margiela? Watch the…
Corban Goble | May 18, 2012 - 9:46 am

Watch Rufus Wainwright Play In A Black Cab

In the Black Cab Sessions video series, we see long, unbroken takes of musicians playing acoustic versions of their songs while sitting in old-school London…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2012 - 2:09 pm

Rufus Wainwright – “Out Of The Game” Video (Feat. Helena Bonham Carter)

The slick and supple "Out Of The Game" is the title track from Rufus Wainwright's forthcoming Mark Ronson-produced LP, and accordingly, Rufus has pulled out…
Amrit Singh | April 3, 2012 - 10:54 am

Rufus Wainwright – “Out Of The Game”

Rufus Wainwright enlisted producer-to-the-stars Mark Ronson to man the boards for Out Of The Game, his forthcoming solo album. And two days ago, we posted…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2012 - 9:11 am

Rufus Wainwright – “Montauk”

Mark Ronson's producing the forthcoming Rufus record Out Of The Game, a 12-song set featuring cameos from Nick Zinner, Sean Lennon, Nels Cline, Thomas Doveman…
Amrit Singh | February 21, 2012 - 9:38 am
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