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!! OMG, Perfume Genius and Arpad Miklos team up for fetish video !!


Singer/songwriter/fetish enthusiast Perfume Genius (a.k.a. Mike Hadreas) has released a music video in which he canoodles with macho gay porn star Arpad Miklos. In "Hood," off PG's forthcoming sophomore LP Put Your Back N 2 It, the hulking, hairy Hungarian tenderly (i.e. fetishistically) applies make-up to his wispy co-star.

"The song's about how if someone knew you 100%, they would go away," Hadreas explained in an interview with Pitchfork. "So, in the video, I didn't acknowledge him until I was fully done-up in all my gear and my wig. That's how I feel in general. That freaky shit underneath-- that's kind of who I am, really."

As for casting Miklos? "I don't like the idea that people would automatically think something is nasty," he added. "If I just got my boyfriend to be in there with me, people could just pass it off as cute because we're both boyish. I like the idea of not having things be so obvious."

Put Your Back N 2 It is out Feb. 21 on Matador Records. Perfume Genius will tour North America in March and April. Check out the full itinerary after the jump.

(via Pitchfork)

Perfume Genius 2012 tour dates:

March 21 - San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord
March 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater
March 23 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
March 24 - Tucson, AZ @ Solar Culture
March 26 - Denton, TX @ Dan's Silverleaf
March 27 - Austin, TX @ Lambert's
March 29 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
March 30 - Durham, NC @ The Garage
March 31 - Arlington, VA @ IOTA Club & Cafe
April 2 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's
April 3 - New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
April 5 - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands
April 6 - Northampton, MA @ Iron House
April 7 - Montreal, QC @ Le Divan Orange
April 8 - Toronto, ON @ Drake Hotel
April 10 - Chicago, IL @ Schubas
April 11 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Centre
April 13 - Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
April 14 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
April 17 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
April 18 - Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
April 19 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile



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» posted by Kevin on Thursday, January 19, 2012
comments: 1 | category: Musical |


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Well Then. That was, uh, Strange and Disturbing...

» posted by Kevin in Cincy | January 19, 2012 5:26 PM
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