Peter Murphy has postponed his live June/July album residency in San Francisco due to vocal cord issues. Murphy announced the disturbing news today in a video posting on his official website, revealing that doctors discovered nodules on his vocal cords. Though he'll have to undergo surgery followed by an extended period of rest/recovery, Murphy and his team are optimistic that there will be no permanent damage to his voice. Accordingly, the original residency dates have been postponed and make up dates for early 2018 have been scheduled.
Murphy told fans via a written message: "As you can see, I am not allowed to sing or speak for a while, doctor's orders. I must rest my vocal cords. See you when this is over. Love, Peter"
Watch Murphy write out his message to fans in the video below.
Meanwhile, Murphy's agent posted a statement to fans which reads:
"Peter wants all his fans to know how sorry we all are, but wants to ensure everyone that doctors have assured us that if we follow their direction there will be no lasting damage to his voice."
"We want to thank all of our loyal fans for all your continued support and sticking with us through this. These shows are going to be a legendary occasion and we can’t wait to share them with you."
View the postponed & rescheduled San Francisco residency dates below and get details on refunds/tickets here.
Postponed Chapel residency dates:
Jan 23 -- Should The World Fail to Fall Apart
Jan 24 -- Should The World Fail to Fall Apart
Jan 26 -- Love Hysteria
Jan 27 -- Love Hysteria
Jan 28 -- Love Hysteria
Jan 31 -- Deep
Feb 02 -- Deep
Feb 03 -- Deep
Feb 04 -- Holy Smoke
Feb 07 -- Cascade
Feb 09 -- Dust
Feb 10 -- Ninth
Feb 11 -- Stripped
Feb 14 -- Mr. Moonlight (Bauhaus Classics)
Feb 15 -- Mr. Moonlight (Bauhaus Classics)
Published April 27th, 2017