Three songs are settings of William Shakespeare 's sonnets " Sonnet 10 ", " Sonnet 20 ", and " Sonnet 43 ". Following larger projects such as his tribute concert series to Judy Garland and subsequent album release Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall , , Release the Stars , and annual Christmas shows billed as the "McGarrigle Christmas Hour",  Wainwright intended for his next studio release to be a simpler piano and voice album. When asked about the reference to "Lulu", which appears in the second part of the album's title, Wainwright stated in a November interview that Lulu is a "dark, brooding, dangerous woman that lives within all of us", similar to the Dark Lady character in Shakespeare's sonnets. Images used for the album insert and other promotional material were taken during a photo shoot with photographer Kevin Westenberg on January 5, , at Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Wainwright claimed the song is about the "finite nature of time — you can go on and on, and one day, everybody's gone and there's nothing you can do about it. Three of the songs on the album are adaptations of Shakespeare's sonnets—" Sonnet 10 ", " Sonnet 20 ", and " Sonnet 43 ". Wainwright composed music for each of the sonnets, along with several others, when collaborating with avant-garde stage director Robert Wilson and the Berliner Ensemble on a project known as "Sonette".
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For those who are reading this and have that tilted dog head confused look going on, LuLu stands for Loosen up, Lighten up , and it's one of those made-up holidays that some random dude invented on a whim. So try it. That feels better. If you are stressed out, maxed out or just overrun with life, today, November 15, you are officially encouraged to relax. You have other days to worry ruminate. Use today as an excuse to break out the jogging pants and flip flops and get that extra helping whatever makes you happy. Have two. Laughing is easy and it is good for you. It lowers your blood pressure and reduces your stress.
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