Alexei Perry

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Alexei Perry
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Background information
Genres Indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician, writer
Years active 2005–present
Labels Sub Pop
Associated acts Handsome Furs

Alexei Perry is a Canadian writer and musician. She is best known for playing keyboards in the now-defunct indie rock duo Handsome Furs with her now ex-husband Dan Boeckner.


Perry and Boeckner recorded and toured as Handsome Furs. In 2007, the duo signed to Sub Pop Records, who released their debut album Plague Park. In May 2012, the duo announced the band's break-up via their website.

Published Writing[edit]

2006 Be Generous, Too Smart to Live, Too Young to Die Vancouver, BC
2007 Ghosts That Come Bidden A Humble Sawbones Publication Montreal, QC
2007 94 Short Shorts The Little Girl With the Big Empty Press Vancouver, BC
2008 Exercise for a Good Death Mystery Chimp Press Montreal, QC
2008 128 Short Shorts Condemned to Live Press Montreal, QC
2009 HE/SHE A No Picnic Book Montreal, QC
2010 In Conversation with Jamie Stewart The Beijinger Beijing, China


2007 Creative Direction, actor Music Video – Dumb Animals Directed by Panos Cosmatos – Vancouver, BC
2007 Creative Direction, actor Music Video – Cannot Get Started Directed by Matt Moroz – Montreal, QC
2009 Script Development, Creative Direction, actor Music Video – I'm Confused Directed by Scott Coffey – Portland, OR
2009 Research, filming and narration for series CNN documentary series Indie Asia, On Tour with the Handsome Furs
2011 Actor Music Video – What About Us? Directed by Scott Coffey – Portland, OR

Art Design and Layout[edit]

2005 – Present Subpop Records – Seattle, WA Plague Park 2007, Face Control 2009, Sound Kapital 2011


Handsome Furs[edit]

Award Nominations[edit]

2009 Polaris Music Prize Longlist Face Control
2010 Juno Award Alternative Album of the Year Face Control
2010 Independent Music Awards Best Duo/Group Face Control


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