Image via BBC

Image via BBC

The 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death is next month on April 23, and Rufus Wainwright is putting together an album in celebration. Titled Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets, the compilation album is out April 22 and features vocals from Florence Welch, Helena Bonham Carter, Carrie Fisher, Martha Wainwright, and William Shatner among others. Florence sings “When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29)” on the album.

Listen to a preview of Florence’s track below.


Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets Tracklist:

1. Sonnet 43 – Siân Phillips
2. When Most I Wink (Sonnet 43) – Anna Prohaska
3. Take All My Loves (Sonnet 40) – Rufus Wainwright & Marius de Vries
4. Sonnet 20 – Frally Hynes
5. A Woman’s Face (Sonnet 20) – Anna Prohaska
6. For Shame (Sonnet 10) – Anna Prohaska
7. Sonnet 10 – Peter Eyre
8. Unperfect Actor (Sonnet 23) – Rufus Wainwright & Helena Bonham Carter, Martha Wainwright, Fiora Cutler
9. Sonnet 29 – Carrie Fisher
10. When In Disgrace with Fortune and Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29) – Florence Welch
11. Sonnet 129 – William Shatner
12. Th’Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame (Sonnet 129) – Anna Prohaska
13. All Dessen Müd (Sonnet 66) – Rufus Wainwright & Jürgen Holtz, Christopher Nell
14. A Woman’s Face Reprise (Sonnet 20) – Rufus Wainwright
15. Sonnet 87 – Inge Keller
16. Farewell (Sonnet 87) – Anna Prohaska