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Popping culture: Moz is retiring?

Morrissey, that melancholy man, recently announced on a Malaysian website that he plans on retiring in the not-so-distant future. As in 2014, when Moz will turn 55.

The former Smiths crooner was quoted as saying: 

I am slightly shocked to have gone as far as I have. This is my 30th
year, and I’ve aged a lot recently, which is a bit distressing for me, as
it must be for everyone. The body changes shape and there’s nothing you
can do about it. Do I continue as a modern day Andy Williams? I take
one hour at a time. We will all probably be blown up by the Syrian
government soon, anyway, so it hardly matters in the great scheme of
things [
laughs].

You know, I can think of a few rockers who would do well to heed his example. It’s hard to be nostalgic when the voice of your nostalgia is fading. 

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