Rufus Wainwright

Lily Allen Releases Mark Ronson-Produced Rufus Wainwright Cover, With Video of the Women’s March

Some of the first lyrics in Rufus Wainwright's 2007 song "Going to a Town" are "Gonna see some folks who have already been let down/I'm…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 24, 2017

St. Vincent Rocked a Toilet Costume Onstage Last Night

St. Vincent performed in a toilet costume last night at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, where a benefit concert was being held for the…
Rachel Brodsky / June 29, 2016

Stream Rufus Wainwright’s Sprawling ‘Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets’

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has assembled one of the wildest groups of vocalists and partners for his lengthy new concept piece, Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare…
Brennan Carley / April 19, 2016

Florence Welch Waxes Shakespearean on New Song, ‘When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29)’

Update: The full song has been released. Listen to it below.  Singer-songwriter, composer, and musical historian Rufus Wainwright recently announced plans for a tribute…
Brennan Carley / March 28, 2016

Watch Ezra Koenig, David Byrne, Boy George, More Sing a Song From ‘Grease’

Ezra Koenig spent his Friday night leading SPIN's 2013 Band of the Year through a rollicking set at Bonnaroo, but from the looks of things…
Colin Joyce / June 16, 2014

Strokes’ Next Song, Arcade Fire’s Tour

The second song fans will hear from the Strokes' upcoming album, Angles (out March 22), will be "You're So Right." The New York…
SPIN Staff / February 22, 2011

Rufus Wainwright Previews Album at Intimate NYC Gig

It was a night of dichotomies from the start. In New York, where privacy is scarce, a "private" show like the hour-long set Rufus Wainwright…
Caitlin Curran / March 16, 2010

Hey, Look at Me! Morrissey, Rufus, Green Day, and More

In a special segment I'm calling "Hey, Look At Me!" we round up the artists who, this week at least, appear to have the healthiest…
Melissa Goldstein / October 23, 2008