Morrissey delivers a strong night of songs old and new at the first of two sold-out Hollywood Bowl shows – Orange County Register

As Morrissey walked on stage for an encore, the English singer, whose mouth and motives at times overshadow his music, he offered a wryly self-deprecating gesture of appreciation to the 17,000 or so who packed the Hollywood Bowl on Friday for the first of two sold-out shows there.

“California Republic, I hope I have lived up to my appalling reputation,” he said, hands in pockets of the shiny gold jacket into which he’d changed while off stage for a moment.

The crowd cheered loudly, many laughing, because with Morrissey, well, you never know. He canceled his previous show – an unfortunately uncommon practice for him – in Paso Robles on Sunday because it was too cold, the slaughterhouse videos he insists on showing during the song “Meat Is Murder”…

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