Tag Archives: Rufus Wainwright

The Playlist: On holiday

Listen on: Spotify / we7* The first blog of the month at this late stage? Poor form, me. Too much time eating scones, not enough time writing about them (something like that). It’s holiday time now, but here are a … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 1991-2011

Listen on: Spotify / we7* It turns out that this January is a busy one in the real world, so I’m on temporary hiatus from blogging.  More to come next month, but, in the meantime, feel free to amuse yourself … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 10-1

10. Owen Pallett – Heartland By no means the only concept album in the top 10, Pallett’s first release since dropping the Final Fantasy name is a series of monologues by Lewis, an ultra-violent farmer subservient to a creator: Pallett … Continue reading

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Rufus Wainwright – Colston Hall, Bristol – 23 April 2010

Ten great gigs from 2010: #4 The operatic son of a musical dynasty, Rufus Wainwright took a step back from the compositional pomp of his back catalogue when his mother, family matriarch Kate McGarrigle, died in January. The resultant album, … Continue reading

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