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Morrissey cancels remainder of U.S. tour ... again



What's the single worst investment you can make? Buying a concert ticket to see Morrissey. The former Smiths frontman has canceled the remainder of his U.S. tour after dates were already rescheduled twice due to medical problems with him and other band members.

If you live in Florida, this doesn't affect you at all probably, since Morrissey tends to avoid touring here (or always cancels when he does book a show or two in the Sunshine State.)

According to Slicing Up Eyeballs, the full press statement is:

"The remaining dates of the Morrissey U.S. North American tour have officially been pulled down due to medical reasons. The singer has suffered a series of medical mishaps over the past few months including a bleeding ulcer, Barrett’s esophagus and double pneumonia."

"Despite his best efforts to try to continue touring, Morrissey has to take a hiatus and will not be able to continue on the rest of the tour. Morrissey thanks all of his fans for their well wishes and thoughts. Refunds for the remaining shows are available at point of purchase."

Morrissey himself posted a note as well on his True site: "It takes a lifetime to find the right words, and at the moment, I haven’t got them. I’ve been a colossal pain where this continuously unpredictable illness is concerned, and now the physical limits have been reached. The tour had, in fact, been fantastic for all of us – a new slice of life full of concentrated power. The audiences everywhere have given so much, although I know that neither of us will ever receive our due. I hope this isn’t the end, and I hope there will be other chances, minus the heavy burden of illness. Knots of grief today, but full of resolve for tomorrow."

[Last modified: Saturday, March 16, 2013 4:05pm]


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