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.? £