Morrissey has cancelled two imminent dates on his present North American tour – tonight’s (November 22) deliberate present in Salt Lake Metropolis, and Wednesday’s (November 23) gig in Denver – citing “band sickness”.
“Thanks to the followers for the continued love and assist whereas we take a second to revive and get well,” reads a press release shared by the previous Smiths frontman on social media. Ticketholders will be capable of obtain refunds by way of their unique level of buy.
The tour is scheduled to recommence this Friday (November 25) on the Fillmore in Minneapolis, earlier than persevering with on to Milwaukee, Washington, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Boston. Tickets for remaining reveals can be found right here.
The reveals’ cancellation comes after Morrissey prematurely ended a gig in Los Angeles earlier this month, half-hour and 9 songs into the set. After performing ‘Girlfriend In A Coma’, the singer left the stage unannounced. After a short interval of silence, a bandmate returned to the stage to inform the gang that “resulting from unexpected circumstances”, the present was “not going to proceed”.
Whereas no official motive has been given for the cancellation, there was hypothesis on-line that it may have been as a result of climate – with some such suggesting the singer was “too chilly” throughout his efficiency on the out of doors venue.
Final week, Morrissey introduced that his forthcoming album, ‘Bonfire Of Youngsters’, will not be launched in February 2023 as deliberate. The singer shared a message on his official web site confirming the information, including that the report’s destiny is “solely within the palms of Capitol Data”, the label that signed on for the album’s US launch.
‘Bonfire Of Youngsters’ was introduced in Could final 12 months, with Morrissey calling it the “greatest album of my profession”. The singer has been previewing lots of its tracks stay at reveals all through 2022.
Final month, it was confirmed that artists who had contributed to the album embrace Pink Scorching Chili Peppers bassist Flea and drummer Chad Smith, plus former RHCP guitarist John Frusciante, Miley Cyrus and Iggy Pop.