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Morrissey’s Become A Real Drag On Japanese Tour

When a musician tells you he’s “big in Japan,” you can usually take it with a grain of salt. But Morrissey, the gay king of melancholy pop, actually is huge in Japan. He just finished the Japanese leg of his world tour and, as Mozzer fan/Queerty reader Gwen reports, “he sounds great, looks hot, has an amazing setlist and has been greeted very appreciatively by fans, who love his lyrics and music.”

We wonder how the crowds are reacting to Morrissey’s guitarist and co-songwriter, Boz Boorer, who’s been coming out on stage in drag every night. (Moz has introduced him as “Gaynor Tension”) Above is a photo from the April 23 show at Zippo Tokyo.

Photos: @ iro a k, KC0AV2IP3M

By:           Dan Avery
On:           May 2, 2012
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  • 11 Comments
    • fagburn
      fagburn

      Is this her tribute to Tom Daley?

      May 2, 2012 at 10:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Timmmeeeyyy
      Timmmeeeyyy

      Is that Antony Hegarty on the far right?

      May 2, 2012 at 11:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Liliana
      Liliana

      Well, even if he isn’t “officially” out, I doubt he’s fooling anyone anymore! Here’s hoping this is a sign he’s more fully embracing his queernes in his older age. :-)

      May 2, 2012 at 1:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Liliana
      Liliana

      @Timmmeeeyyy:No.

      May 2, 2012 at 1:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fagburn
      fagburn

      @Timmmeeeyyy: Ha ha!

      May 2, 2012 at 1:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • arbiter
      arbiter

      I thought he was saying he’s asexual. Maybe he was just being an ass. *shrugs*

      May 2, 2012 at 2:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • grant b.
      grant b.

      All I can say is- I hope I am surrounded by 4 hot younger men in speedos when I’m 53 years old. Moz is a lucky guy! ;) Kinky as he ever was, too.

      May 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fagburn
      fagburn

      Can you imagine the lawsuits if anyone elses’ boss ordered them to wear Speedos at work?

      May 2, 2012 at 2:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mb00
      mb00

      Love Morrissey, can’t wait to see him in Honolulu.

      May 2, 2012 at 6:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mark
      Mark

      When is this closet queen people obsess over going to come out?

      May 2, 2012 at 7:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1equalityUSA
      1equalityUSA

      Morrisey has become more handsome as he got older. Must be all of that fish, chicken, beef, pork, and… just kidding. He really is handsome.

      May 3, 2012 at 8:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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