Listen: Rufus Wainwright and Sharon Van Etten cover “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” (from the new Holdays Rule collection)

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Just in time for the (imminent) holiday season, Rufus Wainwright has teamed up with Sharon Van Etten on the classic “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” Listen to it below. The song is from a new collection called Holdays Rule being released on October 30th. The set boasts 17 all new recordings from fun., Paul McCartney, The Shins, The Civil Wars, Fruit Bats, Irma Thomas (with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band), cinematic rockers Calexico, Andrew Bird, Y La Bamba, Heartless Bastards, Holly Golightly, Eleanor Friedberger and The Head and the Heart. Check out the complete track listing below. Rufus Wainwright plays the Pullo Center in York, PA., on Tuesday, October 23rd and in Atlantic City at the Borgata on Friday, February 8th.

Track listing via Amazon.com
1. Sleigh Ride [fun.]
2. Wonderful Christmastime [The Shins]
3. Baby, It s Cold Outside [Rufus Wainwright featuring Sharon Van Etten]
4. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) [Paul McCartney]
5. (Everybodys Waitin For) The Man With The Bag [Black Prairie featuring Sallie Ford]
6. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day [The Civil Wars]
7. Green Grows The Holly [Calexico]
8. We Need A Little Christmas [AgesandAges]
9. Thats What I Want For Christmas [Holly Golightly]
10. May Every Day Be Christmas [Irma Thomas with Preservation Hall Jazz Band]
11. Blue Christmas [Heartless Bastards]
12. Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me) [Eleanor Friedberger]
13. Its Beginning To Look Like Christmas [Fruit Bats]
14. Señor Santa (Mister Santa) [Y La Bamba]
15. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel [Punch Brothers]
16. What Are You Doing New Years Eve? [The Head and the Heart]
17. Auld Lang Syne [Andrew Bird]

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