Posted by: Jim Nelson <Send E-Mail> Date: Friday, August 9, 2002, at 9:36 p.m. IP Address: 184.108.40.206
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Re: Rufus Wainwright?(rufasfan)
According to the credits at the end of the movie, it's John Cale, not Rufus. I didn't notice that the audio CD didn't include John's version, or I probably wouldn't have bought it. Rufus does a decent job with it, but if you're expecting the actual singer from the movie you're going to be disappointed.
> Well, in the movie, I recognized him right away. It was Rufas, singing
> On the soundtrack the song can also be found. With Rufas Singing away. I
> personally love it. But, I am bias, as I have been a Wainwright fan for a
> long time.
> However, if you rent the movie, it's not rufas who sings the song. And to
> be honest, I have no idea who it is. It is an older sounding man. With a
> deeper voice than Rufas.
> Rufas has always had a sort of contract with Dreamworks, so that would be
> why he was singing the song in the first place on the Dreamworks movie,
> Shrek. Why they changed it for the rental, I have no clue.