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Rufus Wainwright Returning To New Zealand In March

Rufus Wainwright Returning To New Zealand In March

Thursday 9th August, 2018 11:41AM

Grammy-nominated singer / songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright has announced he will be bringing his All These Poses tour to Aotearoa in March. Wainwright and his band will perform 20th anniversary material from the American-Canadian artist's 1998 self-titled debut album as well as 2001’s Poses, a pop contrast in subject matter to his historically-focussed latest record Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets. Check out the dates below…

Rufus Wainwright 'All These Poses' Tour

Saturday 2nd March - Town Hall, Auckland
Sunday 3rd March - The Opera House, Wellington

Presales available from 10.00am, Tuesday 14th August

Here’s Wainwright's classic single ‘Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk’...

Feast your eyes on this 2001 rendition of ‘Poses’...

Walk down memory lane with ‘April Fools’...

Press release :

For these special anniversary shows, Rufus and his band will perform material from both his Rufus Wainwright (1998) and Poses (2001) releases – two critically acclaimed albums featuring fan favourites Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk, Poses, April Fools, California, and Foolish Love.

It was his self-titled debut which first burst him onto the music scene. Immediately beloved, both Rufus and the record were widely hailed as a breakthrough. It influenced many artists that came after him and set the path for his illustrious career ever since.

“20 years, what can I say?” states Rufus. “In life, one stands the test of time but in music, thankfully, one reaps the rewards. Come savour a very fine vintage of songs, those were some pretty good years!"


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