Singer also has his say on global warming
The singer played two songs by the legendary singer – ’A Foggy Day In London Town’ and ’If Love Were All’– accompanied by a pianist.
He introduced the tracks by saying: “We’re going to do two Judy Garland songs, just to give you all a break.”
Commenting on the fact that the sun had come out after the rain, Wainwright said: “The sun always comes out when I play here. I’m the cloud of global warming. Fuck global warming.”
The singer played a traditional Irish song ’Macushlah’ and introduced it by saying: “I’m going to do something I’ve never done before at a festival – I’m going to play a traditional Irish song. My mother Kate – Kate The Great, made me sing it.”
Rufus Wainwright played:
‘Release The Stars’
‘Rules and Regulations’
‘A Foggy Day In London Town’
‘If Love Were All’
‘The Art Teacher’
‘Going To Town’
‘Between My Legs’
‘I’m Not Ready To Love’
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