• Poses Turns 20

    19 days ago - By Stereogum

    Drolly admitting in song to a preference for cigarettes and chocolate milk - together or discretely, who cares - is the essence of camp. And there it is, a song called “Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk.” Impish and sincere, a crooner who often lets exotic instruments and percussive gewgaws crowd his singing, Rufus Wainwright won't bother to sort out contradictions even if they repulse listeners. He wants us to imagine a Marlboro Red afloat in a glass of purplish lukewarm Quik. Keep imagining, he hints. “And then there's those other things/ Which for several reasons we won't mention,” he sings...
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