Paul McCartney has come down with a virus in Japan and has been forced to postpone his first show in Tokyo tonight.
McCartney hopes to reschedule the show for this Monday.
UPDATE: The show has been rescheduled for Monday, May 19
In a statement McCartney said, gThank you for such a beautiful and warm welcome to your country. Ifve unfortunately had to postpone tonightfs show in Tokyo.
gI came down with a virus on Friday and following a visit from doctors, Ifve been told not to perform tonight.
gI am very sorry to all my fans as I was greatly looking forward to the concert, but the situation is out of my hands.
gAlong with the doctors, Ifm doing all I can to ensure I will be better for tomorrow nightfs show and the rest of my time in Japan.
gWe are planning to replay this show on Monday. I really hope you can make it.
Paul McCartney revealed his new video for eAppreciatef earlier today. It stars Newman the robot, built by the people who made the puppets for War Horse. Newman will appear with McCartney on the rest of the 2014 tour.
Paul McCartney May dates
May 17 (postponed) and 18, Tokyo, National Stadium
May 21, Tokyo, Budokan
May 24, Osaka, Yanmar Stadium Nagai
May 28, Seoul, Jamsil Sports Complex Stadium
Paul McCartney revealed his new video for Appreciate earlier today. It stars Newman the robot, built by the people who made the puppets for War Horse. Newman will appear with McCartney on the rest of the 2014 tour.
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