Morrissey - Morrissey Accuses Music Bosses Of Ageism

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Singer Morrissey has accused record company bosses of shunning older artists in favour of young charges who will "ask for nothing".

The former The Smiths star has been without a recording contract since the release of his 2009 album Years of Refusal, and he has been frustrated by the indifference shown to his latest songs by industry executives.

The rocker insists he has approached many major record labels in a bid to secure a new deal, but he blames music chiefs for being obsessed with promoting younger acts and ignoring older stars.

Morrissey, 53, tells Mexican radio station Reactor 105.7, "(I have) a great deal (of new material). We could record three studio albums immediately, very easily. But none of the majors are interested. I have approached a few and they have said no. I think it's a question of age really. I think that they are only interested in very young people who will fly by and ask for nothing in return."


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