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Song of the Day, October 26: You Won't B Here by Perfume Genius

Today’s song is a standout from the first Perfume Genius album, Learning. It’s an apt title, with Mike Hadreas — the man behind the name — figuring out his distinctive approach to music. 93 more words

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Song of the Day, July 2: Hood by Perfume Genius

Today’s song is an example of reality mirroring art. After a solid debut, Mike Hadreas turned out a brilliant second album under his musical name, Perfume Genius. 225 more words

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Spotlight On: Our Top 5 LGBT Artists

To celebrate the legalisation of same-sex marriage across America, we’re giving you a rundown of our Top 5 LGBT musicians. But don’t forget, the fight is far from over for many in the LGBT community and equal marriage is only a small part of the larger equality divide. 31 more words


How Late-Night Television has become a Venue for Social Issues

Upon arriving on stage, Mike Hadreas of Perfume Genius was nervous. Not only was this Hadreas’ debut televised performance, but he would be reaching out to a wide audience unaware of who he was. 945 more words


Album of the Week, February 15: Put Your Back N 2 It by Perfume Genius

Mike Hadreas  spent a few years in New York, then moved in with his mother in the Seattle suburb of Everett, WA. Processing the amazing but often overwhelming experience of the Big Apple, he used the relative isolation to write poems and music. 795 more words

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Perfume Genius and "Owning the Gay"

He has an earth-shattering falsetto, his hair is perfectly coiffed, he is openly gay, and he is responsible for one of the most phenomenal albums of last year. 543 more words


Queen by Perfume Genius

“Queen” by Perfume Genius is a dramatic piece that can only work with uncompromising commitment to sexual expression. Mike Hadreas is the guy to credit for this one. 398 more words