Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius

 

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Perfume Genius is the stage name for Seattle-based solo artist Mike Hadreas.

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Spotify Singles
Album
Spotify Singles is an album by musical artist Perfume Genius, released on August 16, 2017.
Spotify Singles
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Spotify Singles is a song by musical artist Perfume Genius, released on August 16, 2017.
Wreath
Song
Wreath is a song by musical artist Perfume Genius, released on August 10, 2017.
No Shape
 
No Shape is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Perfume Genius, released on May 5, 2017, through Matador Records as the follow up to Too Bright (2014).

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Popular Albums5

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Film-Related Relationships1

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Personal & Professional Relationships2

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The best albums of 2017, No 5: Perfume Genius – No Shape
  –  December 18, 2017
Perfume Genius’ No Shape boasted end-to-end action ... On the old-timey shimmering Sides, Hadreas and his guest, the hypnotic singer Weyes Blood, taking opposite corners in a relationship, with Hadreas voicing the imagined discontents of his partner ...
The best albums of 2017, No 5: Perfume Genius – No Shape
  –  December 18, 2017
But even those tremendous outings had their longueurs. Perfume Genius’ No Shape boasted end-to-end action: fear, happiness, abasement, transcendence, all borne along on breathtakingly original music. Anyone who has gone the distance with Perfume Genius ...
Celebrating Small Victories With Perfume Genius
  –  December 15, 2017
The eyes of the nation may have been on Alabama on Tuesday night, as the special Senate election wound down into its final hours, but 1,000 miles north, in Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, the show belonged to Perfume Genius. And really ...
Perfume Genius, Grizzly Bear Lead Adelaide Festival’s Riverbank Venue Line-up
  –  December 8, 2017
Adelaide Festival has announced that its Riverbank live music venue, Palais ... from 2 to 18 March, including Perfume Genius, Grizzly Bear, Lauv, Mount Kimbie, Regurgitator, Harry James Angus and more. “It will breathe with light and life and provide ...
The best albums of 2017
  –  December 28, 2017
It’s pretty much nothing but bangers. 7. Perfume Genius - No Shape Perfume Genius is by no means a new artist, but I still can’t help but feel like Mike Hadreas’ ornate, anthemic pop is underrated. “Slip Away,” the affecting first single from No ...
The National’s Dessner Brothers Enlist Arcade Fire, More for 2018 Haven Festival
  –  December 28, 2017
The Dessners will perform with the Royal Danish Orchestra. Last year, Bon Iver, Conor Oberst, Feist, Iggy Pop, Perfume Genius, Beach House, and more performed. In a press release, the Dessners wrote: We are excited to announce the first acts anchored by ...
Andrew Dansby's picks for 10 best albums of 2017
  –  December 27, 2017
And the 14 songs tell a story of empowerment, from a troubled relationship to independence. 5. "No Shape," Perfume Genius As Perfume Genius, Mike Hadreas used to create subtle modern pop with an internalized energy he sounded hesitant to cut loose.
Sounds of ’17: High Points in an Awfully Low Year
  –  December 26, 2017
A few hours to laugh, dance and pretend the bullshit doesn't exist are gold. 2. Killer releases from St. Vincent ("Masseduction"), Big Thief ("Capacity"), Perfume Genius ("No Shape"), Fever Ray ("Plunge"), Waxahatchee ("Out in the Storm"), Bjork ("Utopia ...
Pearl Jam join Mad Cool Festival’s already epic 2018 lineup
  –  December 25, 2017
Other new additions to the Mad Cool lineup include Perfume Genius, Sampha, Japandroids, Washed Out, Gold Panda, Kasabian, and Snow Patrol. As epic as the lineup already is, it’s just the beginning. Many more acts will be added to Mad Cool’s bill in ...
The top 10 albums of 2017
  –  December 22, 2017
Tortured soul Mike Hadreas started his recording career as Perfume Genius in 2010, recording candid ballads about growing up gay, isolated, confused and bullied. No Shape lets the light in. Full of lavish, rococo string arrangements and buoyant melodies ...
Baeble's Top 10 Songs of 2017
  –  December 20, 2017
6. "Slip Away" - Perfume Genius Opening with a churning, bassy sound that sounds like something moving under water, the lead single off of Perfume Genius' excellent fourth album, No Shape, suddenly explodes. Clashing hi-hats, unified harmonies, and other ...
The Five Best Acts At Day For Night 2017
  –  December 18, 2017
On Saturday there was more than enough to impress those in attendance. However, while Perfume Genius sounded great, Pussy Riot was the most entertaining of the day. Not knowing what to expect, and not being sure if they'd perform the punk that they became ...
The best albums of 2017, No 5: Perfume Genius – No Shape
  –  December 18, 2017
Several records this year aimed to bridge the gap between high art and the melodic mainstream: St Vincent’s Masseduction and Moses Sumney’s Aromanticism, to name just two. But even those tremendous outings had their longueurs. Perfume Genius’ No ...
Day for Night Saturday review (NIN, Cardi B, Lil B, Princess Nokia, more)
  –  December 17, 2017
Her positively fun live show was a great contrast to the sexy and slithering Perfume Genius on the Red Stage, whose emotional and electrifying performance was one that we’ve come to expect from Mike Hadreas. Back outside, the masses were lined up to see ...
Celebrating Small Victories With Perfume Genius
  –  December 15, 2017
The eyes of the nation may have been on Alabama on Tuesday night, as the special Senate election wound down into its final hours, but 1,000 miles north, in Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, the show belonged to Perfume Genius. And really, as ...
Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
  –  December 15, 2017
Blink 182, Dashboard Confessional, and My Chemical Romance), to the female pop singers that helped me discover my own femininity in high school (Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Charli XCX, Lorde, and Carly Rae Jepsen), to the indie (Bjork, Perfume Genius ...
Ann Powers' Top 10 Underheard Albums Of 2017
  –  December 14, 2017
Others — Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's The Nashville Sound, Margo Price's All American Made, Priests' Nothing Feels Natural, Perfume Genius' No Shape — speak strongly to communities of listeners who identify, in one way or another, as outsiders.
These Are the 10 Best Albums of 2017 (And Some You May Have Missed)
  –  December 13, 2017
Yesterday’s Gone is an album that’s close to hitting the mainstream but likely to be ignored by an older audience. Please give it a listen and (as with St. Vincent and Perfume Genius) see him live if you get a chance.
Alt-pop star SSION made us a Rebirth playlist to celebrate his new single
  –  December 13, 2017
Since SSION’s last release in 2012, Bent, Critcheloe has focused on other projects, especially directing videos—he’s created lush visuals for Charli XCX, Perfume Genius, Grizzly Bear, Robyn, and Kylie Minogue, among others. Now, though, he’s back ...
The Best NYC Shows This Week: Shamir, Perfume Genius, Tyondai Braxton
  –  December 11, 2017
Amid the existential oppression of 2017, the latest album from queer avant-pop star Perfume Genius, No Shape, feels like a glorious escape. The record brims with transcendence, sexuality, and romance on catchy songs that are often as beautiful as they are ...
Grammy Nominations: Sizing Up the Producer of the Year Race
  –  November 29, 2017
1” album); Blake Mills with his second nomination in the category (his credits include such indie darlings as Jim James, Perfume Genius and Laura Marling); No I.D. for his work with Jay-Z, Logic and Vic Mensa; and production team The Stereotypes ...
Why Wasn't Metro Boomin Nominated for Producer of the Year?
  –  November 29, 2017
Also up for the golden gramophone is Blake Mills, go-to guy for singer-songwriters like Perfume Genius, John Legend, and Laura Marling; 4:44 and The Autobiography mastermind No I.D.; and the four-person collective known as the Stereotypes, who produced ...
 
 
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