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About The Best Of Rufus Wainwright

Following the announcement that Vibrate: The Best Of Rufus Wainwright will be release in March 2014, Rufus has confirmed a European and UK tour, beginning March 4 in Dublin, Ireland.

Twenty three dates in all, this tour will see Rufus visit 20 countries during March and April. Tickets for the only London date at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on 6th April 2014 go on sale on Friday 13th December.
‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ features 18 classic songs that define one of modern music’s most innovative talents.
The deluxe edition includes a must-have bonus disc of 16 rare live and studio tracks. ‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ encapsulates a career that is like no other. From the 1998 release of his debut album to ‘Out of the Game’ in 2012, Rufus Wainwright has played it his way, refusing to be categorised while establishing himself as one of contemporary music’s very best songwriters, singers and performers.
For those already familiar with his impressive body of work, this collection will delight. For everyone else, ‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ serves as a solid gold introduction.
Highlights on the standard 18 track disc include ‘Going to A Town’, ‘Hallelujah’, ‘The Art Teacher’, ‘Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk’ and a brand new song, ‘Me and Liza’ co – written with Guy Chambers. The bonus disc contains live versions of some of Rufus’ best known songs recorded at Kenwood House in 2010 plus ‘The Maker Makes’ from Brokeback Mountain, ‘La Complainte de la Butte’ from Moulin Rouge, new song ‘Chic and Pointless’, and ‘WW111’, never before available on a physical release.
Without doubt, Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriter’s of his generation. The New York born, Montreal bred singer songwriter has released seven acclaimed studio albums, and two live albums including his fantastic, Grammy nominated ‘Rufus Does Judy At Carnegie Hall’.
Rufus has also collaborated with many artists including, most recently, Robbie Williams co-writing and dueting on the title track of his ‘Swing Both Ways’ album. He has also worked with the Pet Shop Boys, Shirley Bassey, Elton John, Antony, David Byrne, Joni Mitchell, Robert Wilson, Lou Reed, Boy George and Mark Ronson.
In 2009 his first opera, ‘Prima Donna’, premiered at the Manchester International Festival, followed by a run at Sadler’s Wells in 2010, and an American premier for New York City Opera in February 2012 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
He has just been commissioned to write his second opera by the Canadian Opera Company based on the story of the Roman Emperor Hadrian and Antinoos. The new opera will premiere in Toronto October 2018.
His tours with and without a band are equally acclaimed. From Glastonbury to the Royal Opera House via Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, Rufus Wainwright has proven himself to be quite the showman.
He has also performed many notable shows with some of the world’s best orchestras including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra playing a selection of his own songs and his Shakespearean Sonnets.
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Running time:

6th April 2014

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