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  • Elton John has called Rufus Wainwright "the greatest songwriter on the planet."

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • Recorded at DNA Studios in Toronto and Kensaltown Studios in London, bare-boned new songs, like "Little London" and "California," soak Slean's cabaret-style vocals in a honeyed sweetness that's one part Kate Bush and another Regina Spektor, while live takes of "Lucky Me" and "The Score" feature eerily sweet flourishes that recall Rufus Wainwright's piano balladry.

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  • Okay so they were designed by rock stars. 2008's collection featured the design skills of artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Timbaland and

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  • Robyn Hitchcock, "A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations, Briggs" Rufus Wainwright, "California"

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  • And while it will offer productions including songwriter Rufus Wainwright 's first opera, "Prima Donna," and a new production of "La traviata," it will do so on a budget of just $13 million, down from $31 million.

    Battle Brews at City Opera

  • For Rufus Wainwright, excess forms an intrinsic part of everything he does.

    This week's new live music

  • The coming season will feature "La Traviata," originally done for Glimmerglass, directed by Jonathan Miller, and the U.S. premiere of Rufus Wainwright's first opera, "Prima Donna," at BAM, which has 2,000 seats.

    City Opera's Plan for Survival

  • Guided by the principle "There's no such thing as too much Rufus Wainwright", this week finds him performing in a number of different iterations.

    This week's new live music

  • Some of the tributes were exhilarating, like Rufus Wainwright's rendition of "I Could Have Danced All Night" and his sister Martha's version of "Something Good" from "Sound of Music."

    Julie Andrews, With Grace

  • Last February, Cohen's daughter Lorca had a baby with Rufus Wainwright, but Cohen denied that a duet with Wainwright was on the cards.

    Leonard Cohen shows there's life in the old dog yet with launch of new album


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