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Top row, left to right: PJ Harvey, Rufus Wainwright, Wila Frank; bottom row, left to right: Hand Habits, Rhiannon Giddens Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Rufus Wainwright, PJ Harvey, Rhiannon Giddens, more

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All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rented a cabin in the woods for a special holiday party, with Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, and more as guests. Mike Brinson/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen to our Holiday Party for the ages

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Rufus Wainwright's new album is called Unfollow the Rules. He says the title comes from something his daughter said to him, and which he uses to express the need to reexamine the world. Tony Hauser/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The late rapper Juice WRLD. His posthumous full-length, Legends Never Die, tops our list of the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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July 10, 2020

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Rufus Wainwright joins Wade Goodwyn in NPR's Studio 1 to play a few of his hits. Mike Beacom/NPR hide caption

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Rufus Wainwright Shares Songs, And A Few Stories

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In 1994, a cover by the late Jeff Buckley helped save "Hallelujah" from musical obscurity. hide caption

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Rufus Wainwright performs a Tiny Desk Concert, at the NPR Music offices on July 24, 2012. Claire O'Neill/NPR hide caption

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Rufus Wainwright's new album, Out of the Game, comes out May 1. Barry J. Holmes hide caption

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Hear 'Out Of The Game' In Its Entirety

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Along with her sister Anna, Kate McGarrigle performs with her son Rufus Wainwright at Carnegie Hall. C Brandon/Redferns hide caption

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Kate And Anna McGarrigle At Carnegie Hall

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Musical Stocking Stuffers: New Music Tuesday

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