Although I'd heard his name before, I hadn't heard his music. I'd assumed he was the same guy who played with Chaka Khan. I have since learned that Rufus is the name of the entire band, not one guy, and that Rufus Wainwright sounds nothing like Rufus, the band.
Check out Wainwright's video, Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk:
The song reminds me of the lyrics to one of my favorite Cracker tunes, Big Dipper:
Although I'm sure Rufus Wainwright is a great guy, I still prefer the original Rufus.