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The Best Rufus Wainwright Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 189 votes 73 voters 3.0k views9 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

With a rich musical background, Rufus Wainwright is known as one of the most children of musicians. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Rufus Wainwright albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Rufus Wainwright discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Rufus Wainwright albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Rufus Wainwright singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Rufus Wainwright album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Rufus Wainwright album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Rufus Wainwright album of all time?" or "What are the top Rufus Wainwright albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The Canadian-American singer has contributed great music to the Baroque pop and similar genres. His first four studio albums have even been BPI certified either gold or silver, while he's also worked on numerous soundtracks. The list here includes all of his studio albums, including Want One and Release the Stars.

This list of popular Rufus Wainwright albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your opinion by voting up your favorite albums from the list, or those you think are best. If there are any you think should be lower on the list, go ahead and vote them down.

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  • Want One
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    • Release Date: 2003
    • Artist: Rufus Wainwright
    • Producer: Marius de Vries, Lenny Waronker
    • Tracks: 14th Street, Movies of Myself, Pretty Things
    • Length (mins): 00:58:53
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Baroque pop
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    • Release Date: 2001
    • Artist: Rufus Wainwright
    • Tracks: Shadows, Rebel Prince, Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk
    • Genres (Music): Pop music
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    • Release Date: 2012
    • Artist: Rufus Wainwright
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock, Baroque pop
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  • Want Two
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    • Release Date: 2004
    • Artist: Rufus Wainwright
    • Producer: Marius de Vries
    • Tracks: The Art Teacher, Gay Messiah, Waiting for a Dream
    • Length (mins): 00:53:59
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Baroque pop
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