Rufus Wainwright unveils first track from Mark Ronson produced album – audio

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Rufus Wainwright has unveiled the first track from his Mark Ronson produced album, ‘Out Of The Game’.

The single, also called ‘Out Of The Game’, is released on April 16 and Wainwright shot the video for the song in London earlier this week. Scroll down to listen to the track.

Rufus Wainwright will release the album ‘Out Of The Game’ on April 23. The LP, which is the follow up to 2010’s ‘All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu’, will be his seventh studio album.

According to Music Week, the singer described the album as “the most pop album I’ve ever made” and claimed it had been influenced by “all the greats – Elton [John], Freddie Mercury, David Bowie… basically the brash and beautiful. It’s also very Rufus.” Ronson, meanwhile, said of the LP: “It’s the best work of my career.”

The album features cameos from Martha Wainwright, Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner, Sean Lennon, Wilco‘s Nels Cline and Miike Snow‘s Andrew Wyatt.

Rufus Wainwright appears at London’s Barbican this Sunday (March 4) for his Five Shakespeare Sonnets performance and will play London’s Lyceum Theatre on April 30, where he will be airing material from ‘Out Of The Game’.