Is this really the best Perfume Genius photo we could find?
  • Is this really the best Perfume Genius photo we could find?

Another week, another Mercury music section to read while you realize that DJ Tiesto got paid $250,000 to not play a show. Come to think of it, that seems like a bargain.

We examine the delicate sounds of Perfume Genius. Be gentle, okay?
LISTEN:

Perfume Genius - "Mr. Peterson"

The Very Best are just your average band with a Malawian singer, and a pair of producers from Sweden and France. They all met when Esau Mwamwaya put a flyer for "Killer Band Wanted" on the bulletin board outside the Lilongwe Guitar Center, right?
LISTEN:

The Very Best - "Warm Heart Of Africa" (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

Take us all to church, Drew Grow and the Pastors' Wives. I heard they have free wine and wafers there.
LISTEN:

Drew Grow and the Pastors' Wives - "Friendly Fire"

End Hits: Where the hell is the article on the Bay City Rollers?