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Seattle, Washington, US (2008 – present)

Mike Hadreas, also known as Perfume Genius is a singer/songwriter from Seattle, Washington, US. Perfume Genius began when he moved from New York to his mother’s home in Everett, WA. In these relatively isolated conditions, Hadreas felt a compulsion to make music and began composing fragile yet brutally honest songs on the piano. By 2008 he had set up a MySpace page and began offering his music there, along with similarly spare and evocative homemade music videos. Turnstile released the single Mr. Peterson — the tale of a suicidal, pedophile high-school teacher — in 2009. Perfume Genius’ full-length debut, Learning, which presented its tracks in the order in which they were recorded, arrived and released on June 21, 2010.


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  • spacesoldierr

    Absolutely gorgeous!

    28 Jul 11:15pm Reply
  • YanShlyakov

    how is "put your back n 2 it" not in the top 15?

    25 Jul 8:37am Reply
  • Monsieur_Fetish

    VOTE UP! QUEEN promo

    23 Jul 3:00pm Reply
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  • Kyonil

    Новьё хорошее, ждём альбом.

    21 Jul 6:19pm Reply
  • sssurfin

    queen's just unbelievable

    19 Jul 1:45pm Reply
  • Funky-Shit-

    Can't wait for the new fuckin album <3 (5)

    19 Jul 1:46am Reply
  • RainyWoods

    Gosh, that was quick. I've gone from thinking the new song was "good" to the best thing ever... and the video, oh my goodness. Heels on the table, too good!! Mike's truly beautiful inside and out. "Queen" still feels like a Perfume Genius song despite the droning guitar and the fuller, brighter sound. It feels a natural change of direction. The prospect of Mike's (what we think of as) fragile voice at the forefront, powerful and annoyed is a tasty one. Mike said that this anger has been inside of him for all these years. I suppose you can't just lament forever. It's good to let out some of the venom stored within. I've got so much rage inside of me as well that has built up over the years, so I can't wait to let it out with the help of these songs which i'm pretty sure i'll be able to relate to. It's certainly going to be a difficult couple of months waiting for this record to release.

    18 Jul 12:25am Reply
  • Rigaderchi

    New single is insanely good. Fresh and unique.

    17 Jul 8:40am Reply
  • xuaaao

    queen '0'

    17 Jul 1:25am Reply
  • Mochitsuki

    Queen is ok....not a huge fan of the guitar. It's very droning. Hoping he incorporates more piano in the rest of the tracks.

    16 Jul 12:40am Reply
  • Actually_GIOS

    Holy shit, Mike, 'Queen' it's pure sex! Can't fucking wait for 'Too Bright' and I am so fucking glad he's going to a different direction with this new album, a big example of how talentet Mike is it's this new track that sound heavenly

    16 Jul 12:05am Reply
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  • RainyWoods

    "Queen" is interesting. Mike said that the new album is a lot darker than the previous two. This new song musically is brighter and more open. I'm hoping we'll still get some of that Perfume Genius melancholy and the fragility we fell in love with. I am still liking the new song however. It's very good. I'm so excited for the record.

    15 Jul 4:41pm Reply
  • kitostar

    Queen is amazinggg. <3

    15 Jul 2:26pm Reply

    Can't wait for the new fuckin album <3 (4)

    15 Jul 1:40pm Reply
  • RockYourSocksxX

    Hadreas, you're my gay queen!

    15 Jul 1:03pm Reply
  • Zeldeiro

    Queen! :OO

    15 Jul 4:43am Reply
  • imhomosex

    ♥ perfect

    12 Jul 11:23am Reply
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