Iggy Azalea talks tour cancellation

Iggy Azalea decided to call off her The Great Escape Tour because she “needs a break”.

Iggy Azalea has explained why she decided to cancel her The Great Escape Tour.

The concert series was meant to commence this fall, but last week it was revealed the shows were called off.

And the 24-year-old Work hitmaker has opened up to Seventeen magazine about why she chose to cancel the tour.

“I’ve had a different creative change of heart,” she told the publication. “I want to start totally anew, and if I stayed on my tour, that would mean I wouldn’t even be able to start working on that until after Christmas.”

Iggy went on the explain she is also simply exhausted after working non-stop for several years in a row.

The Australian songstress would like some time to psychologically process her extraordinary success.

“On top of that, mentally, to be honest with you, I just feel I deserve a break. I’ve been going non-stop for the past two years, nearly every single day,” the Fancy star detailed, before assuring fans she is not suffering from a nervous collapse of any sort. “I’m not in a bad place. I think sometimes when you say you need a mental break, people are like, ‘A mental break? Be sure you don’t have a breakdown because you’re sad.’ No, not necessarily.

“It’s very emotionally draining to be on all the time and going all the time, planning all the time. It’s a lot, and it’s tough. I need a break from everything to just enjoy what I worked so hard for, and I don’t really feel like I’ve had a chance to do that. I need a break to figure out what I want my sound to progress to, and I need a break to figure out how I want my visuals to progress.”
Copyright: Cover Media 2015

Tuesday, 02. June 2015