The former Stone Roses frontman has some monkey business in Japan...

IAN BROWN has confirmed details of a Japanese tour.

The star, who has already confirmed a handful of shows in the UK for November in Leicester (22), London (23) and Manchester (24), will embark on a handful of dates in the Far East in November and early December.

He plays: Nagoya Club Quattro (November 30)

Osaka Club Quattro (December 1)

Tokyo Liquid Room (3-4)

Ian Brown will also play UK shows in 2002. To find out where and buy tickets, [url=]click here.