This week, Fragrance Genius is releasing a brand new album, Ugly Season, a multimedia affair that started off as an accompaniment to a choreographed efficiency and has ended up as a brief movie. It’s not precisely a correct follow-up to 2020’s Set My Coronary heart On Fireplace Instantly, however it’s fairly an exquisite piece of labor. Immediately, Fragrance Genius is sharing the 28-minute brief that goes together with Ugly Season, which was directed by visible artist Jacolby Satterwhite — it’s referred to as Pygmalion’s Ugly Season, and options each Hadreas and music from the album.
“I gave him free reign,” Hadreas mentioned in some press supplies. “We’re each the identical age, I really feel very aligned with Jacolby in terms of style and sure popular culture obsessions. There may be additionally a non secular concord between us in the best way we method work and the same energetic areas we need to inhabit, notice and share.”
Ugly Season is out 6/17 by way of Matador.