'Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright' encapsulates a career that is like no other. From the 1998 release of his debut album to 'Out of the Game' in 2012, Rufus Wainwright has played it his way, refusing to be categorised while establishing himself as one of contemporary music's very best songwriters, singers and performers.
For those already familiar with his impressive body of work, this collection will delight. For everyone else, 'Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright' serves as a solid gold introduction.
Highlights on the standard 18 track disc include 'Going to A Town', 'Hallelujah', 'The Art Teacher', 'Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk' and a brand new song, 'Me and Liza' co - written with Guy Chambers. The bonus disc contains live versions of some of Rufus' best known songs recorded at Kenwood House in 2010 plus 'The Maker Makes' from Brokeback Mountain, 'La Complainte de la Butte' from Moulin Rouge, new song 'Chic and Pointless', and 'WW111', never before available on a physical release