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New Music: Perfume Genius – “Oh Father” (Madonna cover)

on July 25, 2012, 11:25am

perfume genius 2012 New Music: Perfume Genius   Oh Father (Madonna cover)

Prior to his appearance at England’s Latitude Festival, Mike Hadreas (AKA Perfume Genius) stopped by Drowned in Sound’s festival cabin for a quick chat and an impromptu performance of Madonna’s “Oh Father”. One of the few flops in Madge’s career, having appeared on 1989’s Like a Prayer, the minute and 20 second cover injects some new life into the fallen anthem with just Hadreas, a Casio keyboard, and vacant air. It’s a sparse breath of aural gold, it’s lightning in a bottle. Catch it below.

Perfume Genius’ latest LP, Put Your Back N 2 It, is now available via Matador.

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