Seattle-based singer/songwriter Michael Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius is making his way back into the spotlight with the release of his sophomore album, Put Your Back N 2 It.
Hadreas noted in a press release that “the opening track ‘AWOL Marine’ is about the desperation, demoralization and soullessness that comes with addiction inspired by some unedited homemade basement porn I watched. Track ’17’ is basically a gay suicide letter and the title track, ‘Put Your Back N 2 It’ is all about gay sex.”
Sounds like some light-hearted fun, right?
If you were a fan of 2010’s debut LP Learning, then you’ll love his follow up. On the other hand, if you’re new to the sounds of Perfume Genius, take a listen to the first single to come from the forth-comer, titled ‘All Waters’:
Now, check out seven tracks from his above mentioned debut:
Put Your Back N 2 It will be available on February 20 via Matador Records.
We leave you with a live version of another Learning track. Here’s ‘Look Out, Look Out’: