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On June 5, 2001.

Rufus Wainwright - Poses

On June 5, 2001, “DreamWorks” label released “Poses”, the second Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Pierre Marchand, Greg Wells, Alex Gifford, Ethan Johns and Damian LeGassick. In 2002, Wainwright won “Juno Award” for “Best Alternative Album”; at 2002 “GLAAD Media Awards” won “Outstanding Music Album” award. “Poses” was certified Gold in Canada by “CRIA”.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright– vocals, piano, string arrangements, dobro, acoustic guitar, keyboards, guitar
  • Stephanie Allard – violin
  • Carla Antoun – cello
  • Gregg Arreguini – guitar
  • Melissa Auf der Maur– bass, backing vocals
  • Genevieve Beaudry – violin
  • Melanie Belair – violin
  • Jeffrey Bunnell – trumpet
  • Brigid Button – violin
  • Sarah Button – violin
  • Butch Norton– drums, percussion
  • Richard Causon – chamberlin, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3, backing vocals
  • Michael Vincent Chaves – guitar
  • Bernadette Colomine – backing vocals
  • Yves Desrosiers – banjo, guitar, slide guitar, mandolin
  • Julie Dupras – viola
  • Laura Fairhurst – cello
  • Dennis Farias – trumpet
  • Normand Forget – oboe
  • Alex Gifford – bass, guitar, piano, alto flute, bass clarinet
  • Christine Giguere – cello
  • Greg Hay – viola
  • Jeff Hill – bass, backing vocals
  • Wilma Hos – viola
  • Kevin Hupp – drums
  • Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Ethan Johns – electric guitars, drums, guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jean-Marc LeBlanc – violin
  • Damian LeGassick – keyboards, drum programming, guitar, string arrangement
  • Jon Lewis – lead trumpetPierre Marchand – string arrangements , bass, piano
  • Ally McErlaine – guitar
  • Jean Paquin – French horn
  • Veronique Potuin – viola
  • Ian Rathbone – viola
  • Julianna Raye – backing vocals
  • Daniel Savant – leader
  • Pierre Savoie – French horn
  • Steve Sidelnyk – drum programming
  • Hilary Skewes – cello
  • Ash Sood – drums
  • Anjana Srinivasan – violin
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond B3 organ
  • Pete Thomas – drums, percussion
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals , guitar
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Rebecca Ware – viola
  • Greg Wells – drums, bass, keyboards
  • Pete Wilson – bass guitar

Track listing:

All songs written by Rufus Wainwright, except where noted.

  1. Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk
  2. Greek Song
  3. Poses
  4. Shadows – Alex Gifford, Rufus Wainwright
  5. California
  6. The Tower of Learning
  7. Grey Gardens
  8. Rebel Prince
  9. The Consort
  10. One Man Guy – Loudon Wainwright III
  11. Evil Angel
  12. In a Graveyard
  13. Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk” (reprise)