Song of the Day #2,130: ‘Go Or Go Ahead’ – Rufus Wainwright

wantoneOf all the songs I’ve written about over the past couple of weeks, today’s SOTD is the first that I remember hearing for the very first time.

In part that’s because it’s the most recent song of the batch, but it’s also due to the tremendous impact it had on me right out of the gate.

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Song of the Day #300: ‘Go or Go Ahead’ – Rufus Wainwright

wantoneIt’s appropriate that chance has put me in a position to choose as my 300th Song of the Day a tune I consider one of my very favorites ever.

Indeed, Rufus Wainwright’s third album Want One is itself on my short list of very favorite albums. Want One was released in 2003, two years after Poses, as the first half of a two-album arc. Want Two would hit stores a year later, but I’ll save that for another post. The two albums don’t have many specific connections apart from their cover art.

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