Paul Weller has denied persistent rumours that The Jam are on the brink of reforming. Weller issued a statement following his recent US solo tour which read “Following continued speculation about the reformation of The Jam, , cumulating in five nights at Knebworth next summer… Paul Weller would like to take this opportunity to stamp out these rumours and dismiss them as bollocks!
Meanwhile he is currently working with drummer Steve White on a new album of cover versions entitled ‘Forty Days And Forty Nights’ which will include a song by the soul standard bearers Sister Sledge.
Before the album’s is released, he will undertake a string of UK / Irish dates in December.
2003 UK Shows
December 5th Bristol Colston Hall
December 6th Portsmouth Guildhall
December 7th Birmingham Carling Academy
December 9th Belfast Waterfront Hall
December 10th Dublin Olympia
December 14th London Brixton Academy
December 16th London Shepherds Bush Empire (In aid of the Shelter Charity)
Tickets are available from www.ticketline.co.uk or phone 0870 10000000