Rufus Wainwright: ‘I’ve made enough gay records’Entertainment News, Top Highlights Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright has described his new Mark Ronson-produced album, Out Of The Game as having a “very manly” tone.
In an interview with Stereogum describing how he would tour with his new songs, Wainwright said, “I do really want to maintain a kind of healthy attitude and toughness to the core of this band and have it really be about just the songs and the musicianship and not about dressing up like Judy Garland. I don’t think that took over necessarily, but this is a very kind of … I hate to say it, but it’s kind of a very manly record, I think, which I think is cool. I’ve certainly made enough gay records.”
Wainwright went on to describe his relationship with producer Mark Ronson as, “This intense bromance that’s making our respective others – I wouldn’t say nervous but definitely attentive to the situation.” Wainwright continues, “And it’s just lovely to have that in my life again.”
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