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Rufus Wainwright on World Cafe | August 16, 2012

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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. (link)

Playlist

(( )) for interlude music

HOUR 1

Peter Gabriel "That Voice Again" So
Regina Spektor "Small Town Moon" What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
Iris Dement "Our Town" Infamous Angel
((Sera Cahoone "Seven Hours Later" Only As the Day Is Long))
Rufus Wainwright "Out of the Game" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Rufus Wainwright "Montauk" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Rufus Wainwright "Candles" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
((Rufus Wainwright "Out of the Game" Recorded Live for the World Cafe))
Rilo Kiley "Portions for Foxes" More Adventurous
Fun "Some Nights" Some Nights
Death Cab for Cutie "Doors Unlocked and Open" Codes and Keys
((Department of Eagles "Waves of Rye" In Ear Park))

HOUR 2

Andrew Bird "A Nervous Tic Motion of the Head to the Left" Andrew Bird & The Mysterious Production of Eggs
Kelly Hogan "We Can’t Have Nice Things" I Like to Keep Myself in Pain
Crowded House "Don’t Dream It’s Over" Crowded House
Tedeschi Truck Band "Come See About Me" Revelator
The Alabama Shakes "Hang Loose" Boys & Girls
((Dr. Dog "Ain't It Strange" We All Belong))
Rhett Miller "Out of Love" The Dreamer
Steve Earle "I’m Looking Through You" Train A Coming
Allo Darlin’ "Capriconia" Europe
Ani DiFranco "32 Flavors" Not A Pretty Girl
Langhorne Slim & the Law "The Way We Move" The Way We Move
((AC Newman "There Are Maybe Ten or Twelve" Get Guilty))
Dr. John "Big Shot" Locked Down
Robert Palmer "Night People" Double Fun
King Tuff "Keep on Movin’" King Tuff
Kings of Leon "Back Down South" Come Around Sundown