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Rufus Wainright preps new album, shares “Trouble in Paradise”


Rufus Wainwright has teamed with acclaimed producer Mitchell Froom (Los Lobos, Crowded House, Suzanne Vega) for a new single he’s calling his first pop release since 2012’s Mark Ronson-produced Out of the Game. “Trouble In Paradise” is “about the fashion world but also applies to the state of the planet,” says Rufus, adding that it’s got “a sense of sophistication and an animalistic instinct.” It’s the first taste of his new album, due out next year via BMG and you can listen below.

You can catch Rufus on tour in November, including shows in Ithica, Buffalo, Vancouver, San Diego, Houston, Dallas and Austin, and has “A Not So Silent Christmas” shows in the UK and Ireland in December. All dates are listed below.

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Rufus Wainright – 2019 Tour Dates
Fri, NOV 1 – State Theatre of Ithaca – Ithaca, NY
Sat, NOV 2 – Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center – Erie, PA
Sun, NOV 3 – Babeville – Buffalo, NY
Wed, NOV 6 – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – Vancouver, Canada
Sat, NOV 16 – San Diego Symphony – San Diego, CA
Thu, NOV 21 – The Heights Theater – Houston, TX
Fri, NOV 22 – Majestic Theatre – Dallas, TX
Sat, NOV 23 – The Paramount Theatre – Austin, TX
Mon, DEC 2 – A Not So Silent Christmas – Dublin, Ireland
Tue, DEC 3 – A Not So Silent Christmas – Dublin, Ireland
Fri, DEC 6 – A Not So Silent Christmas – London, United Kingdom
Fri, DEC 27 – Blue Note Hawaii – Honolulu, HI
Sat, DEC 28 – Blue Note Hawaii – Honolulu, HI

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