News + Links: Morrissey, Rufus Wainwright, Chad VanGaalen, The National

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Morrissey penning memoirs: He’s got 660 pages so far. William, it was really nothing. [TwentyFourBit]

Rufus Wainwright releasing House of Rufus box set: All his studio albums, a number of live sets and a handful of DVDs for an impressive 19 discs total. Want One remains my favorite, but last year’s All Days are Nights remains worth examining if you missed it. [Facebook]

Chad VanGaalen plays “Practice Space” session: Related: Chad VanGaalen is the best. [VBS]

The National drop video game soundtrack song: “Exile Vilify,” a swooning piano-driven ballad as good or better than anything on High Violet, arrives thanks to Portal 2. You can stream it. [Stereogum]