British rock legend Morrissey has been unceremoniously dumped by his record label, with the singer claiming the company has “new plans for ‘diversity’” instead of continuing to work with him.
Morrissey has more recently been vocal in his opposition to ‘woke’ political correctness, and has voiced support for issues like Brexit, much to the annoyance of leftists.
There is little doubt that the move by BMG Records, which is for the most owned by Sony Corporation, is a response to Morrissey’s political views.
The company can certainly not have any complaints about Morrissey’s records sales, given that his last album reached number one in several countries, while hitting number 3 in the UK, and number 18 in the USA.
The lyrical content of the album, titled ‘I AM NOT A DOG ON A CHAIN’, however, probably did irk woke record execs.
In a statement on his website, Morrissey announced that all “projected BMG Morrissey releases/reissues have been scrapped.”
“BMG Records have dropped Morrissey,” the post read, adding “BMG have appointed a new Executive who does not want another Morrissey album.”