Australian fans are left furious as Alanis Morissette cancels her tour after postponing it THREE times: ‘What a slap in the face’
Alanis Morissette has been blasted by fans for cancelling her Australian tour after postponing by almost three years.
Ticket holders were left frustrated on Wednesday when the Canadian-American singer, 48, announced her shows booked for November in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney ‘weren’t possible’ because of ‘scheduling issues’.
The tour had been postponed three times since its original scheduled start date in 2020, with Covid-19 travel restrictions to blame.
Alanis Morissette (pictured on stage in London, England, in March 2020) has been blasted by fans for cancelling her Australian tour after postponing by almost three years
‘Blah! I’m really announced about this. Waited for two years for you to come. Your excuses are BS in my opinion,’ one angry fan wrote on Facebook.
‘Just another artist putting an Oz tour in the ‘too hard’ basket again. Freaking three years. I got tickets for my wife’s birthday, just about her favourite singer ever, and we just get, “Too hard, sorry,”‘ another raged.
Some users questioned how Morissette could blame ‘scheduling issues’ as the reason for axing her tour when she’s known about her commitment for years.
Fans unleashed on social media following the announcement, with some questioning how Morissette could blame ‘scheduling issues’ as the reason for axing her tour despite knowing about the commitment for years
‘Here is a thought. If you are SCHEDULED to be at a place don’t book anything around the same time!’ one raged.
‘Why isn’t it possible? Some people would’ve spent a lot of money to fly and use up annual leave,’ someone else fumed.
Others simply accused Morissette of simply ‘neglecting’ her Australian fans, with one writing: ‘Cancelling [the] AU leg of your tour after tickets were bought over 2 years ago and rescheduled numerous times is just a complete disrespect for your fans. What a joke’. ‘
Others simply accused Morissette of simply ‘neglecting’ her Australian fans, with one writing: ‘Cancelling [the] AU leg of your tour after tickets were bought over 2 years ago and rescheduled numerous times is just a complete disrespect for your fans. What a joke”
Morissette’s cancelled concerts were part of a world tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of Morissette’s classic Jagged Little Pill album.
Her management also announced concert cancellations in New Zealand and the Philippines and advised fans would be receiving a refund on their tickets.
Ticket holders to Morissette’s shows in Australia received a message from tour promoter Live Nation explaining that the concerts had been cancelled due to ‘the unprecedented logistical challenges of global touring in 2022’.
Fans received this message from Morissette’s management on Wednesday which included a personal apology from the famed seven time Grammy award-winner
The seven-time Grammy winner apologised to concert-goers in the message, telling fans she was crestfallen about the cancelled shows.
‘I love you all and will be back as soon as we can. Until then, big hug.’
This is the second time the singer, famous for her hit Ironic, has cancelled tour dates in Australia in the last two-and-a-half years.
The cancelled concerts were part of a world tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of Morissette’s classic Jagged Little Pill album. Picture: Morissette on stage in Glasgow this week
Morissette was scheduled to play in Australia in 2020 but the shows were post-poned and re-scheduled due to COVID.
The singer made headlines last year after she came out against a HBO documentary celebrating her rise to fame.
Morissette disowned and blasted the feature, called Jagged, as ‘salacious’ and ‘reductive.’
The feature length film focuses on the 1995 release of her groundbreaking third studio album Jagged Little Pill.
But its release comes after Alanis claimed she was ‘lulled into a false sense of security’ after being approached by director while suffering from post-partum depression during lockdown.
This is the second time the singer has cancelled tour dates Down Under in the last two years. Picture: Morissette at the height of her fame in 1995