Sir Elton John, Morrissey on the Get Well List

Anglophenia offers get well wishes for both Morrissey and Sir Elton John, who have both cancelled concerts due to illness.

On Saturday, Morrissey dramatically collapsed onstage while performing at a Swindon concert and was hospitalized for "breathing difficulties," according to BBC NEWS. He has since been released. The Moz has been too ill to perform quite a bit this year; we hope he's OK.

Sir Elton has been suffering from the flu and cancelled gigs in Sheffield and Newcastle over the weekend.

By the way, if you've noticed the light posting, Anglophenia is on vacation, returning Monday, November 2nd. Have a good week everyone!

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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