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Singer Morrissey was discharged from hospital today after collapsing on stage on Saturday evening with apparent breathing difficulties.

The former Smiths frontman, 50, fell to the ground while performing his opening song, This Charming Man, at the Oasis Leisure Centre in Swindon, Wiltshire.

Two band members carried him off stage and he was taken to Great Western Hospital at about 9pm. A spokeswoman for the hospital said: "Morrissey became unwell, and he was admitted overnight as a precautionary measure. He's been seen by the medical team, much improved and now discharged home."

The singer had opened his show with the words "Good evening ... probably", before launching into the song. He appeared to be in discomfort and "straining" to perform the song, and, as it finished, sank to his knees, according to witnesses at the gig. [Guardian]

Get well soon Moz! Videos, along with the dates of Morrissey's upcoming west coast tour, below...

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Morrissey - 2009 Tour Dates
11/29: Seattle, WA @ Paramount
11/30: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
12/2: Oakland, CA @ Paramount
12/4: Indio, CA @ Fantasy Springs
12/5: Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint
12/7: Pomona, CA @ Fox Theatre
12/8: San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall
12/10: Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Amphitheatre
12/11: Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre

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Comments (26)

those damn swindon lot, he should have moved to slough...

Posted by DavidB | October 25, 2009 10:10 PM

These posted tour dates are WRONG. Not sure your source, but completely wrong

Posted by Chris | October 25, 2009 10:47 PM

Nov. 29 Seattle, WA
Nov. 30 Portland, OR
Dec. 2 Oakland, CA
Dec. 4 Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 5 Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs
Dec. 7 Pomona, CA - Fox Theater
Dec. 8 San Diego, CA - Copley Symphony Hall
Dec. 10 Los Angeles, CA - Gibson Amphitheatre Post-show
Dec. 11 Ventura, CA - Ventura Theatre

Posted by Chris | October 25, 2009 10:49 PM

Those are TBA's tour dates!

Posted by Anonymous | October 25, 2009 10:51 PM

Glad to know he's okay. I'm getting aftermarket tickets for his LA show. I HEART Morrissey.

Posted by Paycheck Advance Colorado | October 25, 2009 11:13 PM

"those damn swindon lot, he should have moved to slough..."

Nice.

Posted by Anonymous | October 25, 2009 11:17 PM

NIGGA NEEDS MEAT

Posted by Anonymous | October 25, 2009 11:25 PM

Time to exit gracefully if possible.

Posted by Anonymous | October 25, 2009 11:42 PM

oops. I knew he had west coast dates before the end of this year, and so I searched my email and found those very similar dates in an email called "MORRISSEY Honors CAFÉ TACVBA"... except they were Cafe Tacuba dates. Fixed, thanks!

Posted by brooklynvegan | October 26, 2009 12:18 AM

that dude looks 70 years old. they should call him grandpa.

Posted by young'n | October 26, 2009 1:11 AM

Be well Mozzer..some of us still care.

Posted by Anonymous | October 26, 2009 6:50 AM

he's not happy but he's not sad

Posted by Anonymous | October 26, 2009 9:48 AM

Hope the gerbil's OK as well

Posted by Rod | October 26, 2009 10:34 AM

To all you haters: I hope someone kicks you when you are down. Moz is one of the greatest, most influential singers in the world and he deserves respect. Get well soon Moz.

Posted by fourty9er | October 26, 2009 10:23 PM

at least it happened in england where he could get real health care, not like in your primitive 4th world country.
all of you younglings are gonna die from swine flu soon and won't reach his age.

Posted by abuela | October 27, 2009 6:32 AM

thats what he gets for fucking david johannsen

Posted by Anonymous | October 27, 2009 10:00 AM

10:00 - you are one classless motherfucker.

Posted by Anonymous | October 27, 2009 10:24 AM

he's too tired. he's so sick and tired. but i'm still fond of him.

Posted by Anonymous | October 28, 2009 11:45 AM

IT is good that he is OK now. I've heard of cases like this even in the case of Asian performers.

Posted by sex toys | November 20, 2009 6:02 PM

i think he's too tired of that time that's why he collapsed during his concert. Good to hear he's ok now.

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Morrissey i think had a very hectic schedule that's why he didn't get enough rest. so when during the show he's body gave up. stuffed toys

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