Out of the Game, released on Decca/Polydor records, is Wainwright’s seventh studio effort. The album features many notables such as members from Wilco, Mike Snow, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, as well as Wainwright’s own sister Martha Wainwright.
Wainwright’s summer schedule is packed with a European and North American tour to promote the new album with dates scheduled through mid-December. On this episode of World Cafe, host Michaela Majoun reminisces with Wainwright about their previous meeting on World Cafe 14 years ago when Wainwright was just starting out. Wainwright plays live and talks about the emotional events that inspired his latest album’s themes of mourning and celebration.
OUT OF THE GAME
Recent Release: Out of the Game
Release Date: Apr 2012
Label: Decca/Polydor Records
Band Origin: Canada