Editors’ Notes Rufus Wainwright's 1998 debut presented the kind of artist who hadn't emerged on a major label since folks like Van Dyke Parks (who co-produced a couple of tracks here) and Harry Nilsson created quirky, complex, melodic pop masterpieces in the late '60s. Informed by everything from classical music and jazz to Tin Pan Alley, singer/pianist Wainwright crafts a rarefied blend of pop song and art song, weaving beguiling tunes like the deceptively sunny "April Fools," the Spanish-tinged "Barcelona," and the wistful, yearning "Sally Ann."

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Foolish Love
1
5:45
 
Danny Boy
2
6:11
 
April Fools
3
5:00
 
In My Arms
4
4:09
 
Millbrook
5
2:10
 
Baby
6
5:12
 
Beauty Mark
7
2:14
 
Barcelona
8
6:52
 
Matinee Idol
9
3:08
 
Damned Ladies
10
4:06
 
Sally Ann
11
5:00
 
Imaginary Love
12
3:28
 

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