April Fools-Rufus Wainwright

Rufus W. Superhero who’s powers are nothing in the face of destiny, the destiny of famous opera leading ladies for death, death, death. A killer, effortless voice, his first single eschews the more melodramatic piano balladeer aspects of his sound for a whimsical pop masterpiece. I literally do not know what the rest of the album sounds like because I just listen to this song. Perhaps the philistines among us might be taken aback by a dude singing about another dude, but I would be more than happy for RW to compose and perform the 3B theme song. If he can get Cio-Cio San into a song and video that effortlessly, I’m certain he could fit emus, chundermuffins and cobags in. We’ll let teh l4m3 be the hero.

NOTE:

So the waitress in the diner is Gwen Stefani, but the red-head who I knew I recognized- Melissa Auf Der Mar (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins)

2 Responses to “April Fools-Rufus Wainwright”


  • Shingles Auf Der Pants

    I was wondering what Melissa was up to these days.
    Now I know.

  • Sadly, the vid is a buncha years old. Currently Ms. Auf du Mar is getting her solo album from earlier this year ripped on by Pitchfork, even though they all have huge crushes on her.

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