Put your Back N 2 It

Put your Back N 2 It

Music CD - 2012
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Mike Hadreas' (also known as Perfume Genius) new album, Put Your Back N 2 It, is much more universal, addressing intimacy, power, family, secrecy, and hope not just through his impressionistic lyrics, but the music itself, which is as lush as Learning was stark. Recorded by Drew Morgan and John Goodmanson, this sonically beautiful, more approachable album will connect with more people directly.
Publisher: New York : Matador Records, ℗2012
Call Number: CD Popular PERFUMEGE
Characteristics: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Put your back into it


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Almost every song on this album sounds like a funereal hymn in which the subject of the funeral has been allowed to posthumously participate. Mike Hadreas sings in an amalgam of sighs and whispers, at once immediate and very far away. The whole album is sad and beautiful but it’s the second track... Read More »

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Sep 03, 2014

Note: despite the title, this is not a hip-hop album, but rather a stark, intimate, and confessional indie album from Mike Hadreas aka Perfume Genius. Many of the songs are just him and a piano. Genius may be stretching it, but it's a good album, esp. for fans of Xiu Xiu.


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