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Rufus Wainwright On World Cafe

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Rufus Wainwright On World Cafe

Rufus Wainwright On World Cafe

Rufus Wainwright On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Out Of The Game"
  • "Montauk"
  • "Candles"

In this episode of World Café, Rufus Wainwright catches up with host Michaela Majoun, who first chatted with the singer-songwriter on World Cafe 14 years ago. Wainwright shares details about his seventh album, Out of the Game, as well as the emotional events that inspired the album's themes of mourning and celebration.

This episode originally aired on June 6, 2012.

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