Perfume Genius’ Mike Hadreas interviewed by The Guardian Mon May 8th Unable to show videos. Please click here to accept cookies and enable embedding of videos. 2017 perfume genius Having just released his fourth album ‘No Shape’, The Guardian interviews Perfume Genius with a stunning and incredibly honest talk as result. As soul-baring and emotional as his album is. “Everyone was telling me I was sick, and I felt sick, so it was this weird combination of that being my identity.” A recurring theme in his music – wanting to escape the physical – can be traced back to that time where he felt betrayed both by a body that was ailing, but also giving up too much about him. “Sometimes I’m not into being a human,” he shrugs.” Read the full interview here. Perfume Genius has curated his very own program for Le Guess Who?, featuring a range of his inspirations and befriended artists.