Iconic British singer-songwriter Morrissey recently announced that he will be taking to the stage in Bangkok on November 18, when his “40 Years Of Morrissey” tour comes to town.
The former frontman of the legendary Manchester group, The Smiths, is due to perform in the Thai capital for the very first time at Samyan Mitrtown Hall, with his 2016 show ending up cancelled after the death of King Bhumibol the Great. The tour celebrates Morrissey’s four-decade career, from the success of The Smiths through to his amazing solo journey.
Morrissey played a series of concerts across the UK and Ireland earlier in the year, and he is set to make stops in South America and the United States, before heading over to Asia in November. He then has several Australian shows, prior to the tour ending in Auckland.
Steven Patrick Morrissey, widely-known as just Morrissey, first rose to prominence in 1982 as the lead vocalist of the influential rock band, The Smiths. Despite being active for only five years, the band left a legacy as one of the top alternative rock groups of the decade.
Following the disbandment of The Smiths in 1987, Morrissey decided to embark on a solo career, releasing his first studio album “Viva Hate” in 1988. The album was a hit with both fans and critics, especially its smash tracks “Suedehead” and “Everyday Is Like Sunday”.
Greatly respected as one of the most influential figures in indie music, Morrissey is lauded for his sharp wit, and powerful lyrics. He has landed two Grammy Award nominations, and been given a vast number of accolades, including Ivor Novello Awards, and NME Awards.
Beyond his musical achievements, Morrissey is an accomplished author, and has written a variety of books, such as “Autobiography”, and “James Dean Is Not Dead”. The outspoken singer is also widely known as a high-profile advocate of vegetarianism and animal rights.
The Bangkok show’s setlist is expected to include hits spanning forty years of Morrissey’s career, with beloved tunes from The Smiths such as “Hand in Glove”, and “This Night Has Opened My Eyes”. Additionally, he will be performing his most popular songs which have appeared on thirteen solo albums he has released, including “Irish Blood, English Heart”.
His upcoming studio album, “Without Music the World Dies,” is set to be released later on this year. Acclaimed for delivering provocative, engaging, and crowd-pleasing live shows, fans in Thailand are in for a fantastic time when Morrissey plays at Samyan Mitrtown Hall.
Tickets for the highly-anticipated concert have gone on sale today, starting at THB 2,000. Visit: www.livenationtero.co.th or phone: 02-262-3838 and grab your chance to be there.