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The Backpages Interview: Rufus Wainwright

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, June 2001

When Rufus Wainwright’s eponymous debut album appeared three years ago, it was as though the golden age of maverick American singer-songwriters had never ended. ...

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Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, September 1998

Impressive, capricious debuts from two sons of Sixties troubadours ...

Rufus Wainwright

Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, October 1998

THE LAUGH is marginally less startling than his debut album, a cabaret of flamboyant songs about April fools, matinee idols and imaginary loves, as big-time ...

The Rueful Master Wainwright

Interview by j. poet, Stereotype, 2001

"A LOT OF SONGWRITING is revenge," Rufus Wainwright quipped, from his New York City hotel room. ...

Rufus Wainwright: "My Parents the Folk Heroes"

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Guardian, The, June 2001

THE WITTIEST REQUEST from the crowd at Rufus Wainwright's New York show last week was for ‘Rufus is a Tit Man’, a song written aeons ...

Rufus Wainwright Makes One Like They Used To Make 'Em

Essay by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, July 2001

A young man following in the footsteps of Randy Newman and Van Dyke Parks records a masterpiece ...

Acting Casanova: Rufus Wainwright at the Town Hall, New York City

Live Review by Kandia Crazy Horse, Rock's Backpages, February 2002

LIKE MEMPHIS crooner Al Green before him, Rufus Wainwright is L.O.V.E. To see him in concert, as we did last week in Manhattan, is to ...

Chelsea Mourning: Wanting Rufus Wainwright

Comment by Kandia Crazy Horse, Rock's Backpages, September 2003

YOU’RE WALKING, you’re virtually running, exhilarated, exultant, across West 23rd Street, away from Chelsea where you’ve tripped the Apocalypse of Rufus Wainwright and at once ...

The Backpages Interview: Rufus Wainwright

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2005

RBP: Is Want Two in any way the flipside to, or a contrast to, Want One? Or is it just a companion collection? ...

Rufus Wainwright: Want Two

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, April 2005

LATE LAST YEAR Rufus Wainwright was a guest on Tom Robinson's BBC6 radio show, answering questions about music, life and celebrity while pointedly avoiding allusion ...

Rufus Wainwright: A Year Of Living Judy Garland

Interview by Andrew Purcell, Independent, The, February 2007

THERE IS AN anecdote that Rufus Wainwright enjoys telling about his childhood fascination with Judy Garland. "I wanted to be Dorothy – on good days," ...

Rufus Wainwright: Central Park Summerstage, New York, NY

Live Review by Kandia Crazy Horse, Harp, July 2007

FOR SOME of us, storming and misinformation almost derailed Rufus Wainwright's first Gotham appearance since his spring residency at the Gramercy Theatre. Yet it's a ...

Rufus Wainwright: Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall

Review by Jim Irvin, MOJO, February 2008

Not many would have dared step into Judy's ruby slippers and revisit her most celebrated concert, but this man did. Jim Irvin prepares to weep ...

Rufus Wainwright: Prima Donna: The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Live Review by Simon Warner, Rock's Backpages, July 2009

Wainwright or wrong? No rock in Rufus opera ...

Rufus Wainwright

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, May 2010

"WE DON'T shy away from the fire, us McGarrigle-Wainwrights," Rufus Wainwright laughs. "We're made of stern stuff." ...

Rufus Wainwright: Lyceum Theatre, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, May 2012

PERFORMING ON A West End stage normally reserved for The Lion King, Rufus Wainwright turned his glitzy London album launch into an intimate, emotionally charged ...

Rufus Wainwright: The MOJO Interview

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, June 2012

WHAT WAS ON Rufus Wainwright's mind while making his new album, the sparkly, pop-ish, Mark Ronson-produced Out Of The Game? Only this. ...

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