Rufus Wainwright - Want One
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Rufus Wainwright - Want One“Oh what a world my parents gave me,” he sings on the opening track, which features the theme from Ravel’s “Bolero,” no less. Experiencing the vagaries of jet-setting, Wainwright “could be heading for Poland or limbo or Lower Manhattan.” It’s tough being the son of rock stars. But Rufus is hard to dislike, mostly because he’s so damn talented and comes up with gorgeous, utterly original song like “Pretty Things” and “Dinner at Eight,” a heartbreaking confessional about the night his father left home.



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