House of Rufus tracklisting confirmed
Rufus Wainwright - House of Rufus
The sumptuous 19 disc box set, out July 18th
The track listing for the House of Rufus box set has finally been announced! The whopping 19-disc collection will include some of the rarest and most sought after tracks from Rufus’ catalogue. Limited to just 3000 copies worldwide, this collection is sure to be the most sought after release in Rufus' catalogue.
Some of the rare gems to be featured in this fantastic release include:
* Demos from his personal collection, which include tracks from the tape that got him his first record deal.
* Studio demos recorded for Want One and Want Two.
* A disc entitled 'Rufus at the Movies’ made up entirely of his soundtracks including the haunting "Hallelujah" fromShrek.
* Recordings with ‘Families and Friends’ including a brand new and achingly beautiful version of Richard Thompson’s "Down Where The Drunkards Roll" recorded with Loudon Wainwright III for this box set.
* Live recordings from London’s Kenwood House and sessions recorded for radio.
This beautifully packaged 19 disc box set spans Rufus’ entire career and represents the most complete collection of Rufus Wainwright recordings to date.
All housed in an elegant, red velvet encased 90 page hardback book containing; rare and unseen photos, Rufus’ early hand drawn tour posters, handwritten lyrics, 4 art prints and other memorabilia, extensive sleeve notes with interviews with Neil Tennant, Martha Wainwright, Linda Thompson and Lenny Waronker and an introduction by Rufus.