Sing Me the Songs: Celebrating the Works of Kate McGarrigle, a new album featuring highlights from three concerts in honor of the late Kate McGarrigle, the beloved singer and Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame member, is out now on Nonesuch Records. After McGarrigle died of sarcoma, in 2010, her children—the acclaimed musicians Rufus and Martha Wainwright—and her sister and musical partner Anna McGarrigle led tribute concerts in London, Toronto, and New York. The 2-CD set, which the Guardian called “glorious,” features performances by Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Anna McGarrigle, Emmylou Harris, Antony, Norah Jones, Teddy Thompson, and others.
Net proceeds from all sales of the album go to the Kate McGarrigle Foundation for sarcoma research.
To order a copy or to hear short audio clips from the album, visit http://www.nonesuch.com/albums/sing-me-the-songs.
The New York tribute concerts were filmed for the feature documentary Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle, directed by Lian Lunson. Here is a clip from the film of the song “I Am a Diamond,” featuring Martha and Rufus Wainwright:
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