After that nasty throat problem The Modfather is back...

Paul Weller has rescheduled his recently postponed UK tour for early 2005.

The star was forced to axe the shows after falling victim to a serious throat infection, from which he has now recovered.

Tickets for the previous dates will be valid for these new shows and returns can be made at point of purchase.

The new dates are:

Manchester Apollo (February 17/18)

Hull Arena (19)

Glasgow Armadillo (21/22)

Newcastle City Hall (24)

Nottingham Arena (27)

Blackpool Opera House (28)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (March 2/3)

Cardiff International Arena (4)

Plymouth Pavillion (6)

Brighton Centre (7)

London Hammersmith Apollo (9/10)

To get tickets, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.