Paul McCartney continues recovery, postpones US tour dates

The Beatle has pushed a number of gigs back to October as he continues to rest on 'doctor's orders'

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Paul McCartney has postponed a number of US tour dates, as he continues to recover a virus which saw him hospitalised in Tokyo, Japan last month.

Writing on his official website, McCartney said: "I'm sorry but it’s going to be a few more weeks before we get rocking in America again. I’m feeling great but taking my docs' advice to take it easy for just a few more days. Look forward to seeing you all soon."

Concerts in Lubbock, Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Nashville and Louisville on his 'Out There' tour have now been pushed back until October. The tour will resume in Albany on July 5. The shows continue through to mid-August, before picking up again in October.

Back in February McCartney picked up NME's first ever songwriter's songwriter prize at this year's NME Awards with Austin, Texas in London. He released his most recent album 'New' in October 2013.





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