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Mike Hadreas of Seattle's Perfume Genius chats about his acclaimed new album, a tribute to physical movement and stylistic reinvention

by Nathan Weinbender

Perfume Genius' new record Set My Heart on Fire Immediately opens with Mike Hadreas catching his breath as he intones "Half of my whole life is gone," backed only by a funeral organ. Soon a piano twinkles to life, and then a reverb-y Roy Orbison-inspired guitar flowers on the mix...

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