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Wainwright Sisters Team Up For New Album

The daughters of Loudon Wainwright III and sisters of Rufus Wainwright will release Songs in the Dark in November (15). The project features tracks written by their dad and mothers Kate MCGarrigle...

Martha Wainwright Writing Memoir

Folk star Martha Wainwright is adding author to her resume to pen her first memoir.The Far Away artist has landed a deal with publishers at Flatiron Books for Stories I Might Regret Telling You, which...

Martha Wainwright Gives Concert Tickets To Hospital Staff

Singer Martha Wainwright gave away tickets to her show in London on Saturday night (17Aug13) to the medical staff who helped save her son's life.The star gave birth to her little boy Arcangelo, now three,...

Kelly Rowland: Destiny's Child Could Make New Album

Kelly Rowland says Destiny's Child could make another album together. The 32-year-old singer reunited with her former bandmates during Beyonce's half-time Super Bowl show in February and Kelly insists there's a chance they could work...

Album Release Highlights: Jason Aldean, Jason Lytle, Scotty Mccareery, Martha Wainwright (Oct 16, 2012)

Jason Aldean is already sitting pretty at the top of the country music singles charts, with ‘Take A Little Ride’ and this week, he’s looking to do the same with his album, Night Train. It’s...

Kt Tunstall's Greenland Panic

KT Tunstall turned to dance music after having a crisis of confidence in Greenland. The Scottish folk rocker said she had a revelation while on a visit to the icy country, which she attended with...

Wainwright Had 'No Shame' Chasing Crushes

Singer MARTHA WAINWRIGHT has had a number of "serious unrequited crushes" in her past - and insists she's used to chasing men who are "completely unattainable and uninterested".The folk star admits she has never been...

Wainwright 'Hurt' By Dad's Lonely Song

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT was devastated after learning her father LOUDON's song I'D RATHER BE LONELY was written about her - but she retaliated with her own vengeful track years later.Folk star Loudon Wainwright III recorded the...

Wainwrights Sang To Mother On Deathbed

RUFUS and MARTHA WAINWRIGHT made sure their late mother KATE MCGARRIGLE passed away in a "haze of love and song" by serenading her on her deathbed.The singing siblings were at their mum's bedside when she...

Wainwright Credits U.k. Doctors With Saving Baby's Life

New mum MARTHA WAINWRIGHT has heaped praise on the doctors working for the U.K. healthcare system who delivered her baby ten weeks early after she fell ill.The singer/songwriter was in London in November (09) to...

Wainwright Praises Johansson's Musical Talents

Canadian singer MARTHA WAINWRIGHT has tipped SCARLETT JOHANSSON to be a chart topper - leaving fellow actress-turned-singer JULIETTE LEWIS in her shadows. Wainwright is a big fan of Johansson's debut album Anywhere I Lay My...

Wainwright: 'Drugs In Music Is Normal'

Canadian singer MARTHA WAINWRIGHT has defended the use of drugs in the music industry, insisting it is normal for musicians to experiment with illegal substances. The star, sister of singer Rufus Wainwright, admits she has...

Wainwright Married For Sex

Canadian singer MARTHA WAINWRIGHT only got married so she could enjoy regular sex. The 32-year-old wed bass player Brad Alberta last year (07), and admits one of the key reasons she went through with the...

Martha Wainwright To Pen 'Make Up' Song For Dad

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT is hoping to repair relations with her dad by writing a "make up" track. Wainwright's relationship with her father - singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III - deteriorated in 2004 after the release of her...

Martha Wainwright To Pen 'Make Up' Song For Dad

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT is hoping to repair relations with her dad by writing a "make up" track. Wainwright's relationship with her father - singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III - deteriorated in 2004 after the release of her...

Morello's Festival Show Becomes An All-star Jam

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist TOM MORELLO thrilled fans at his South By Southwest festival appearance last night (15MAR07) when he turned his show into an all-star jam. What was supposed to be...

Martha Wainwright's Jealous Past

Canadian folk musician MARTHA WAINWRIGHT admits she regularly suffered from jealously over her brother RUFUS' musical success when she first started out. The WHEN THE DAY IS SHORT singer, 30, admits that she found it...

Martha Wainwright Cancels Scots Festival Performance

Singer/songwriter MARTHA WAINWRIGHT has pulled out of her planned Edinburgh Festival performance for "personal reasons". The sister of gay singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT was scheduled to perform at the Edinburgh Belladrum at the annual Scottish event...

Springsteen Thrills Fans At Tribute Concert

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN thrilled fans at his own tribute concert at the weekend (14JAN06) by making an unannounced appearance. MARK EITZEL, former LIVING COLOR star VERNON REID and MARTHA WAINWRIGHT were among the acts performing...

Wainwright And Snow Patrol Unite

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY was delighted when cult singer MARTHA WAINWRIGHT agreed to record a duet with him - because he had already written a song with her in mind. The Northern Irish...

Springsteen's Nebraska Honoured

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's classic album NEBRASKA is to be honoured at the New York Guitar Festival 2006 on the 25th anniversary of its release. The highlight of the celebration will be a tribute concert to...

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