‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ released March 3rd on Universal features 18 classic songs that define one of modern music’s most innovative talents.

The deluxe edition includes a must-have bonus disc of 16 rare live and studio tracks. ‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ encapsulates a career that is like no other. From the 1998 release of his debut album to ‘Out of the Game’ in 2012, Rufus Wainwright has played it his way, refusing to be categorised while establishing himself as one of contemporary music’s very best songwriters, singers and performers.

For those already familiar with his impressive body of work, this collection will delight. For everyone else, ‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ serves as a solid gold introduction.

Highlights on the standard 18 track disc include ‘Going to A Town’, ‘Hallelujah’, ‘The Art Teacher’, ‘Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk’ and a brand new song, ‘Me and Liza’ co - written with Guy Chambers. The bonus disc contains live versions of some of Rufus’ best known songs recorded at Kenwood House in 2010 plus ‘The Maker Makes’ from Brokeback Mountain, ‘La Complainte de la Butte’ from Moulin Rouge, new song ‘Chic and Pointless’, and ‘WW111’, never before available on a physical release.

The complete track listing for ‘Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright’ is:

Going to a Town (Release the Stars)
Out of the Game (Out of the Game)
Me and Liza (new)
Hallelujah (Shrek)
Oh What A World (Want One)
April Fools (Rufus Wainwright)
Poses (Poses)
Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk (Poses)
Vibrate (Want One)
The One You Love (Want Two)
I Don't Know What It Is (Want One)
The Art Teacher (Want Two)
Go or Go Ahead (Want One)
Dinner at eight (Want One)
Foolish Love (Rufus Wainwright)
Sometimes you need (Out of the Game)
Grey Gardens (Poses)
Tiergarten (Release the Stars)

Bonus Disc
Bitter Tears (Out of the Game)
The Maker Makes (from Brokeback Mountain Soundtrack)
Across The Universe (Poses bonus track)
La Complainte de la Butte (from Moulin Rouge OST)
Chelsea Hotel No.2 (bonus track on Want Two)
Chic and Pointless – NEW produced by Guy Chambers
WW111 – composed with Guy Chambers (1st time on physical release)
Jericho (Live from the Artists’ Den)-spring 2012
Montauk (Live from the Artists’ Den)-spring 2012
If Love Were All - Live at Kenwood House –summer 2010
Do It Again - Live At Kenwood House –summer 2010
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart - Live At Kenwood House 2010
Memphis Skyline – Live At Kenwood House 2010
Martha – Live at Kenwood House 2010
One Man Guy – Live at KCRW June 2001
BBC Jo Whiley interview Royal Opera House July 2011