Alone time is the the latest single to be taken from singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright’s forthcoming album Unfollow the Rules, which drops on July 10th via BMG.
Alone Time reinforces Rufus’ reputation as one of the great singers, his emotive, almost theatrical voice purveys the whole track, keeping you absolutely gripped throughout. Backed by a simple piano but this complex, intertwining choral part, it’s a quite beautifully constructed piece of art.
Check out the official companion video, created by award-winning animator Josh Shaffner and featuring illustrations by Wainwright and Shaffner, here
GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has unveiled the latest single from his eagerly anticipated new pop album, UNFOLLOW THE RULES. “Alone Time” is available now at all DSPs and streaming services; an, is streaming HERE.UNFOLLOW THE RULES arrives via BMG on Friday, July 10.
Stream/Download ‘Alone Time’ HEREand watch animated video HERE
“‘Alone Time’ is the end title of my upcoming album, UNFOLLOW THE RULES,” says Rufus. “An old school record that attempts to take the listener on a rich journey through the myriad of experiences of this thing we call ‘life.’ It is my belief that with everyone and everything, ultimately, all conclusions are about solitude and the acceptance of that fact, and that often this is a very beautiful realization. But today, in these dark times, I’m thinking a lot about the thousands of people who, due to COVID-19, are forced to experience intense isolation at the end of their days in order to save others, and the incredible fear that that must entail. This track is humbly dedicated to them; it is a wish of hope and a prayer for grace that they feel some sense of joy and comfort in knowing they are performing such an incredible act of sacrifice for humanity.”