Morrissey Apologises For Axed Gigs

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Veteran rocker Morrissey has apologised for scrapping part of his world tour due to illness - but insists performing unwell would have "crushed" fans' faith in him.
The former Smiths frontman has been struggling with a throat condition for months, postponing the start of his gigs in the U.S. and cancelling a string of dates in the U.K. throughout May (09).
He also axed shows in France on Monday and Tuesday (01-02Jun09) in a bid to regain full health before returning to the stage.
In a post on his MySpace.com blog, Morrissey assures his loyal followers he is on the road to recovery.
He writes, "I am very pleased to confirm that we will resume at Luxembourg this coming Friday, absorbed and collected. I have been reconstructed by a Wiltshire (England) hospital and I am as close to good health as I'm likely to get.
"I apologize to everyone caught up in the to-ing and fro-ing, but the disappointment of postponement is less than the disappointment of hearing me sing on one engine... I've endured a titanic struggle against an intolerable virus lately, and although Hull, Hartlepool and Manchester were nights that comprised a whole life, the physical limits were reached. False notes crush the soul."


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