Morrissey Cancels Rest of South American Tour Due to Funding Issues


Morrissey


The British rocker announces the cancellation of all remaining tour dates with an elaborate apology message.

Former The Smiths frontman Morrissey's South American tour has finally fallen apart. This was what the English rock singer and lyricist revealed in an apology note posted on the blog "True to You" where he announced that all of the remaining dates of his South American tour had been canceled apparently due to funding constraints.

"I am informed today that the projected tour of South America is snuffed out, thus euthanized - due, I'm reliably advised, to lack of funding," the legendary rocker wrote. "It's quite easy to sell tickets, yet impossible to transport band and crew from F to G."

Morrissey's South American tour had been facing a host of problems since the very beginning, with 14 initial dates axed as the singer suffered from severe food poisoning. Health issues such as a bleeding ulcer, Barrett's esophagus and double pneumonia early on forced him to cancel 22 North American tour dates prior to the South American tour leg.

"Cancellations and illness have sucked the life out of all of us, and the only sensible solution seems to be the art of doing nothing," the 54-year-old musician said towards the end of his note where he aired out his frustrations. Similarly disappointed fans can instead catch him via the concert film "Morrissey 25: Live", a celebration of his silver anniversary as a solo artist, which hits theatres this August.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Sasheer Zamata Quits 'SNL' After Four Seasons
  2. 'Titanic' Director Is Sued by the 'Real' Jack Dawson
  3. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem Officially Join Tom Cruise in Universal's Monster Film 'Dark Universe'
  4. Report: Katy Perry Is Dating Takeoff of Migos
  5. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  6. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 1: Four Finalists Sing for the Win
  7. Billboard Music Awards 2017: Nicki Minaj Slays Epic Medley, Camila Cabello Makes Live Solo Debut
  8. This Waitress Found Naked in Orlando Bloom's Hotel Room After a 'Night of Incredible Sex'
  9. Diddy Unveils 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' Trailer at Billboard Music Awards
  10. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....

CELEBS PHOTO