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Morrissey Cancels Rest of Tour

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. Melody Bot

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    Morrissey has canceled the rest of his North American tour. Shocker.

    The band, the crew and I are heartbroken to hear that the final six shows of our triumphant tour will be ‘pulled down’.
    The shock and sadness that we all feel – for ourselves, and for our devoted friends in Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio, has left us in unrecoverable despair.
    The 28 shows played on this tour have been outstanding triumphs as yet another year strengthens and solidifies our positions around the world.

    Since our Bergen date at the start of August, the finances for this tour have exclusively been controlled by 360 Management of Willoughby Avenue in West Hollywood. Each date booked would make enough money to pay its way.

    When Gustavo collapsed at the Boulder show, 360 Management responded with the announcement that all funds had suddenly evaporated. There was apparently not even enough money to transport the touring party to the next scheduled city, and 360 Management faded out as quickly as they had faded in.

    Incontestably, the Morrissey Band is the best in the world. We have been repeatedly done over in recent years by slippery industry incompetents, yet we have always recovered our stride and bounced back like the sea – saving ourselves from those who wish us off the map. We are a disciplined ship and we succeed without any help from the music industry. We continue to live with the optical device of an industry where only scale and enormity of cash is seen as evidence of talent; where the public is thought ready to swallow anything as long as it is done with the punch of five million dollars. The results appear to be continually elaborate comic-strip dumbshows that do not even matter to those directly involved. The true artists must look after themselves whilst the artificially aroused are aided and assisted to the highest ranks without a shred of effort, and the result is … a nest of horrors. And on it goes.

    This year, the mobilized strength of our ragingly loyal audiences were most appreciated, by me, at:

    1. Philadelphia, USA.
    2. Brooklyn, USA.
    3. Hong Kong, CHINA.
    4. Adelaide, AUSTRALIA.
    5. Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.
    6. Santa Barbara, USA.
    7. Helsinki, FINLAND.
    8. Manchester, ENGLAND.
    9. Goteborg, SWEDEN.
    10. Chicago, USA.
    11. Newcastle, AUSTRALIA.
    12. Berlin, GERMANY.
    13. Salt Lake City, USA.
    14. Tokyo, JAPAN (first night).
    15. Tel-Aviv, ISRAEL.

    … for which no words could ever express the volcanic love and joy found and shared.
    We felt much sadness for our audiences at both Jakarta and Singapore City who struggled with appalling venues – venues which, in fact, were not really venues at all … just roped-off bits of waterlogged fields. In dismal circumstances our friends in both cities gave us their best, and we shall never forget them. We expect no further chances in Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas or San Antonio … nights destroyed by the ephemeral damagers … who do their worst … and slip away.

    I can only stress my sincere thanks once again to YOU for giving the band, the crew and I a phenomenal year – scarred at the end, but drenched in beauty until then.

    I will see you in extremely far-off places.

  2. Tata Toothy


    Lol I feel like every time you post about morrisey, it's him canceling something
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  3. SuNDaYSTaR

    Regular Prestigious

    Well now we know he definitely dosn't mean it when he says that [current city] has been the best crowd of the whole tour.
  4. Terry


    I can't imagine being a fan of this guy. I get the Smiths and all that, but this dude...I mean, he's either complaining or cancelling.
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  5. AndrewRnR


    The real reason is he has to finish up the NFG record. I mean has Jordan from NFG and Morrissey ever been spotted together? Exactly...
  6. metallikunt

    I'm in love with the ordinary

    The real reason is that the crowds weren't vegan enough for his liking.
  7. honkytonk

    Narcissism on narcotics

    Dang think of all that tallow-free money he's missing out on
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  8. Iamhollywood315


    Good. Stay out of Texas. He'd probably bitch about the smell of BBQ playing here
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  9. KyleK

    Let's get these people moving faster!

    I have never read a more pretentious cancellation than that...or maybe a more pretentious anything than that
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  10. Schooner


    What artist public ranks his favourite cities and being so specific about which night he liked them better. This guy lives on another planet
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  11. Cody Prestigious

    Holy shit, that list of cities. Cancels dates seemingly constantly then has the gall to rank how good crowds are. What a jackass.
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  12. mattfreaksmeout

    Trusted Supporter

    Wow glad I was his 10th favorite show of the year!!!!!! What an honor (asshole)

    In all seriousness, glad I got to see him just to say I did, but I'm good forever now, thanks.
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