A little while ago, Mike Hadreas (Perfume Genius) put out the first single from his new album, “All Waters,” and today he put out the video for “Hood,” another song from the upcoming Put Your Back N 2 It. The clip stars Hadreas and gay porn star Arpad Miklos, and Hadreas spoke to the video’s imagery a little in an interview with Pitchfork:
I’m very conscious about it, but I also want it to not be a big deal. But I still get nervous. With this video, my boyfriend was like, ‘Are you sure you want to, you know, be so gay?’ But I think people are smarter than that. And if Rick in Pittsburgh or whatever isn’t going to listen to my music because I’m gay, fuck it.
Winson Case directs. Check it out down below.
Put Your Back N 2 It is out 2/21 on Matador.