Watch Perfume Genius’ Beautifully Eccentric Video for New Single “Grid”

The Seattle musician unveils his latest pulsating single from the upcoming Too Bright album in a video directed by Charlotte Rutherford.

September 09, 2014

Continuing with the bold, brash sound that was evident on his recent single “Queen,” Seattle artist Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, has released a video for another new track, the hauntingly pulsating “Grid” from his upcoming album Too Bright. And just like the “Queen” video, the Charlotte Rutherford-directed clip for “Grid” is an eccentric piece of conceptual art. It features our hero in unusual circumstances, from being tugged and pulled by silver-clad dancers to sitting on a table surrounded by garish-looking food and '60s B-movie characters. In other words, weirdness never looked or sounded this good. Too Bright comes out via Matador on September 21st, a few days before Hadreas embarks on a two-month North American tour. And while you're checking out that clip, watch The FADER's interview with Hadreas from a couple of years back.

Tour dates:
9/26 - Salt Lake City, UT  @ Urban Lounge
9/27 - Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
9/29 - Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
9/30 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
10/1 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
10/2 - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
10/4 - Toronto, ON @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club
10/6 - Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/7 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/8 - Philadelphia, PA  @ Johnny Brenda's
10/9 - Washington, DC, @ The Hamilton
10/10 - Carrboro, NC  @ Cat's Cradle Back Room
10/11 - Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
10/13 - Dallas, TX  @ Three Links
10/14 - Austin, TX @ The Parish
10/16 - Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
10/17 - San Diego, CA  @ Soda Bar
10/19 - Los Angeles, CA @ Roxy Theatre
10/21 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
10/22 - Sacramento, CA @ Harlow's
10/24 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
10/25 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre

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Watch Perfume Genius’ Beautifully Eccentric Video for New Single “Grid”