Produced by Mark Ronson, Wainwright calls it "the most pop album I've ever made". Ronson said: "It's the best work of my career".
Recorded in New York last autumn, the LP spans 12 tracks.
Musicians performing on it include the Dapkings who Ronson used for Amy Winehouse's Back To Black.
Others famous names appearing include Wilco's Nels Cline, Nick Zinner of £Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Andrew Wyatt from Mike Snow, Sean Lennon and £Rufus's sister Martha Wainwright.? £
Ronson said? Out of the Game "has a real 70's, Laurel Canyon spirit" while Wainwright said it was influenced by "all the greats- Elton, Freddie Mercury, David Bowie... basically the brash and beautiful. It's also very Rufus." £ £
1. Out of The Game?
5. Welcome To The Ball £
6. Montauk £
7. Bitter Tears?
8. Respectable Dive?
9. Perfect Man?
10. Sometimes You Need?
11. Song Of You?