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Posted by: Blake Solomon (04/23/10)
Rufus Wainwright has requested that audiences refrain from applauding during a portion of his concerts.

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10:57 PM on 04/23/10
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What a tool.
10:58 PM on 04/23/10
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That's not exactly what the article says.
11:04 PM on 04/23/10
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I'm not saying this isn't strange, but it's not the craziest idea I've ever heard. Specifically if it's part of a performance. I mean we're talking about Rufus Wainwright here. It's not like Blink 182 asked people to not clap or cheer for them on stage, or Aerosmith making this request. It's a piano player and as the article says it's for the first set out of the two, I'm sure whatever the reasoning is... it'll make sense within the performance itself. I mean... it's not like he's John Cage going out there to perform 4'33''
11:04 PM on 04/23/10
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This is pretty stupid
11:06 PM on 04/23/10
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'What happens if I accidently fart and my butt cheeks clap?'

I loved this comment.
11:08 PM on 04/23/10
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11:13 PM on 04/23/10
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The hate should go away, it is a part of the performance. The continuity of the songs from one to the other can be heard, if you would listen to the new record you would see that.
11:22 PM on 04/23/10
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False. Read the article
11:25 PM on 04/23/10
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False. Read the article
I did, still think the dude is going overboard with it.
11:27 PM on 04/23/10
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I did, still think the dude is going overboard with it.
It's his performance....can really do whatever he wants with it
11:30 PM on 04/23/10
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It's his performance....can really do whatever he wants with it
Cool for him, he's still a douchebag.
11:32 PM on 04/23/10
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Cool for him, he's still a douchebag.
Umm okay. Completely false but whatever bro
11:36 PM on 04/23/10
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yeah, this really isn't that big of a deal at all and in no way warrants the idiotic comments. obviously some of you are unfamiliar with the artist in question.
11:36 PM on 04/23/10
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Umm okay. Completely false but whatever bro
Oh you know him in real life?
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