Rufus Wainwright 'Folkocracy' CD (pre-order 2nd June)
Rufus Wainwright’s forthcoming album Folkocracy, to be released on June 2, is an album of folk classics that features a number of notable collaborations, including John Legend, Brandi Carlile, David Byrne, Sheryl Crow, Nicole Scherzinger, Chaka Khan, Andrew Bird, ANOHNI and many more.
Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, songwriters, and composers of his generation. The New York-born, Montreal-raised singer-songwriter has released ten studio albums to date, three DVDs, and five live albums including the Grammy-nominated Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall.
He has collaborated with artists such as Elton John, Burt Bacharach, Robert Wilson, David Byrne, Boy George, Joni Mitchell, Pet Shop Boys, Heart, Robbie Williams, Jessye Norman, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Sting, and producer Mark Ronson, among many others. He has written two operas, numerous songs for movies and TV, and is currently working on his first musical. His last studio album, Unfollow the Rules, was GRAMMY® and JUNO nominated.
Alone (feat. Madison Cunningham)
Heading for Home (feat. John Legend)
Twelve-Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon) (feat. Susanna Hoffs, Chris Stills & Sheryl Crow)
Down in the Willow Garden (feat. Brandi Carlile)
Nacht und Träume
Harvest (feat. Andrew Bird & Chris Stills)
Going to a Town (feat. ANOHNI)
High on a Rocky Ledge (feat. David Byrne)
Kaulana Na Pua (feat. Nicole Scherzinger)
Hush Little Baby (feat. Martha Wainwright & Lucy Wainwright Roche)
Black Gold (feat. Van Dyke Parks)
Cotton Eyed Joe (feat. Chaka Khan)
Wild Mountain Thyme (feat. Anna McGarrigle, Chaim Tannenbaum, Lily Lanken, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Martha Wainwright)