Download: Perfume Genius – ‘Rusty Chains’

If you were one of the lucky people to have seen Perfume Genius on his U.K. tour, you will have heard the beautiful song ‘Rusty Chains’ form part of the show. For you and for those that couldn’t attend, the song is now available as a free download from the Matador Records website.

Mike Hadreas explains that the song is:

“…for a man whose lover has died. He remembers a time, before his partner took sick, where everything felt safe and endless. He asks to be taken next, so they can be together again.”

The song was previously available as an ‘iTunes-only’ special, with the download of the singer’s second album Put Your Back N 2 It.

Download the song HERE.

In related news, Perfume Genius will be touring Scandinavia over the summer along with a number of festival appearances across Europe. The dates are as follows:


29 Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium
30 Open Source Festival, Dusseldorf, Germany


02 Blaa Oslo, Norway
03 Strand Club, Stockholm, Sweden
04 Pusterviksbaren, Gothenburg, Sweden
05 Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
07 Super Bock, Super Rock, Lisbon, Portugal
09 Spaziale Festival, Turin, Italy
10 Piazza Castello, Pordenone, Italy
11 Exil, Zurich, Switzerland
15 Latitude Festival, Southwold, United Kingdom

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