Perfume Genius

Michael Stipe

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe Played a Surprise Set in NYC, Covered Perfume Genius and Frank Sinatra

R.E.M. broke up in 2011. It was a sad time, the end of a profound musical reign, but somewhat deserved since the band worked so hard for decades. Earlier this week, though, frontman Michael Stipe returned to the stage and performed in concert much to the surprise of those in the audience. On Monday night, […]

Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius Announces New Album ‘Too Bright,’ Streams Single “Queen”

Seattle songwriter Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, is back with his third full-length LP, Too Bright, and it’s due out September 23 via Matador. The follow-up to 2012’s gorgeous Put Your Back N 2 It was self-recorded along with Portishead’s Adrian Utley and features a guest appearance from PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish. Hadreas has shared single “Queen” and […]