208. All Our Exes Live In Texas on Rufus Wainwright 'Want' (2004), sex and genre-blending in Rufus songs, and how musical taste can end romantic relationships

This episode is like being a guest the best Rufus Wainwright themed dinner party of all time - and believe or not, no alcohol was consumed before or during recording. Elana Stone and Georgia Mooney - half of Australia's premiere Americana quartet All Our Exes Live In Texas - drop in ahead of their US tour to explore Rufus Wainwright's two 'Want' albums, how they reflect his languid sexuality, genre-bending ambition, relationship with his musical siblings and parents, and why loving and hating Rufus can both lead to the end of romantic relationships. Plus, we record the pilot episode of my new podcast 'My Favorite Cereal'. My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos. If you’ve got any feedback or suggestions, drop us a line at myfavoritealbumpodcast@gmail.com.

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