“Oh Father” (Madonna cover)

    Stripping down one of Madonna’s more emotional cuts, Perfume Genius’s Mike Hadreas takes the perhaps overproduced 1989 single “Oh Father” and guts it to its soul-destroying core. With nothing more than lo-fi keyboard and his signature cracking voice, Hadreas re-imagines the ’80s tune as a sparse, haunting, and candid cover. If Madonna’s original carries the mark of its era, then this version is strange and piercing enough to be timeless. Take a listen below.