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Bacharach Re-defines Career With 'Street' Album

BURT BACHARACH has swapped love songs for hip-hop beats to create new politically-charged album AT THIS TIME - which also sees him write his first ever lyrics. The 77-year-old composer has spent almost 50...

John Promises To Help Doherty Kick Drugs

SIR ELTON JOHN has offered to help PETE DOHERTY beat his drug addictions once and for all. The veteran ROCKETMAN singer is a huge fan of BABYSHAMBLES frontman Doherty, who is dating supermodel KATE...

Wainwright: 'Homophobes Made Me Harm Myself'

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT has accused homophobes of driving him and other gay men to harm themselves. The WANT TWO star believes that like many homosexuals, he became a drug addict to escape the...

Wainwright Wishes He'd Hidden His Homosexuality

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT blames his natural honesty for the slow start to his career - because he believes hiding his homosexuality would have made him more appealing to a wider audience. The WANT...

Wainwright's Relief That Keane Are Straight

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT is relieved his tour pals KEANE are all heterosexual, because he's convinced they'd be desperate to date him if they were gay. British stars Keane are continually heaping praise on...

Wainwright Hallucinated A Galaxy Of Stars

Cult rocker RUFUS WAINWRIGHT became so intoxicated following a drink and drugs binge, he was convinced a host of stars had come to rescue him - only to discover a real-life YOKO ONO complaining about...

Wainwright: 'I've Saved Music Lovers From Beyonce'

Folk rocker RUFUS WAINWRIGHT has credited his songs with saving music lovers from the "utterly soulless" offerings of stars like BEYONCE KNOWLES and THE STROKES. The WANT TWO singer continues to make music to...

Wainwright's Post-rape Celibacy

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT was celibate for seven years after he was raped at the age of 14. The homosexual WANT TWO singer was attacked by a man he picked up on the street...

Wainwright Shocked By Sister's Singing Career

Cult singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT is shocked his younger sister MARTHA followed in his footsteps by launching a music career - because he never realised she had so much talent. Wainwright credits himself with providing...

John Helped Wainwright Overcome Drugs Addiction

SIR ELTON JOHN helped cult singer-songwriter RUFUS WAINWRIGHT overcome his drug addiction. The ROCKET MAN helped the American star get clean and recommended rehabilitation centre the Hazelden in Minnesota, America, where Wainwright spent a...

Wainwright Feared Being Hiv Positive After Rape

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT lived in fear he had been infected with the AIDS virus after he was raped at the age of 14. The openly-gay WANT TWO star worried he had caught the...

Wainwright Ashamed Of Buckley Jealousy

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT regrets spending years being jealous of JEFF BUCKLEY's success because he enjoyed his company when the pair finally met - a month before Buckley died. A chance encounter with GRACE...

Writers Fight For Beatles Songs In New Movie

Veteran British TV and movie writers IAN LA FRENAIS and DICK CLEMENT are attempting to make history by securing the right to fill the soundtrack of their new film with BEATLES songs. The pair,...

Byrne + Wainwright Get Operatic

Former TALKING HEADS star DAVID BYRNE has reworked his favourite operatic piece with pal RUFUS WAINWRIGHT on his new album. The duo have recorded a version of BIZET's AU FOND DU TEMPLE SAINT...

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