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Morrissey Named Artistic Director of Meltdown 2004


(CelebrityAccess News Service) — Morrisey has been appointed artistic director of Meltdown 2004. Meltdown 2004 will be held June 11-17 on the South Bank Centre in London. Each year a prominent or influencial musician is chosen as the artistic director; previous directors have included Lee 'Scratch' Perry in 2003, David Bowie in 2002, Robert Wyatt in 2001 and Scott Walker in 2000.

"For me, this is a privilege and I will rise to it. Curating Meltdown is a great opportunity for me to acknowledge some of the music and words that have excited me over the years." said Morrissey "Some of you have Ipods, I have Meltdown." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen