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Of course Florence Welch and Rufus Wainwright recorded a Shakespearian sonnet / Mashable

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It was only a matter of time before Rufus Wainwright made an album of Shakespeare sonnets. On April 22, Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets will be released featuring vocals from Carrie Fisher, Helena Bonham Carter, William Shatner and his sister, Martha. Wainwright celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in typically dramatic fashion by releasing this unique Deutsche Grammophon collection in stunning performances by both actors and vocalists. The release also marks the first collaboration between Rufus and Marius de Vries since they co-produced the epic Want albums.

You can get your first taste now and listen to Florence Welch, living A Midsummer Night's Dream character, joins Wainwright for "When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes (Sonnet 29)."

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