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Paul Weller Comments On The Japan Benefit Show In London!

PAUL WELLER is relishing his shift at LIAM GALLAGHER's benefit show for Japan as he's got a strong connection to the country.

The former JAM frontman joins BEADY EYE, RICHARD ASHCROFT, PRIMAL SCREAM, GRAHAM COXON and THE CORAL for the April 3 show at London's Brixton O2 Academy.

He said: "I really wanted to do something to show solidarity and sympathy with the Japanese people. Japan is a place I've been to many times in the last 30 years.

"I've made many friends there and have been treated very well.

"They are a kind race. My heart goes out to them.

"The line-up is great for the show and it's gonna be a brilliant night."

Paul Weller Wearing Pretty Green Teenage Cancer Trust T-Shirt!

Paul Weller To Play Benefit Gig For Japan!

On April 3 Weller will join Beady Eye, Graham Coxon, Primal Scream, Richard Ashcroft and The Coral to play a special show at Brixton Academy in aid of the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal.

The show is being held to raise money for Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11.

Almost 8,500 people have died in the disaster with thousands injured and with nearly 13,000 people still missing the need for an immediate response is immense.

The Japanese Red Cross has been working on the ground since the disaster struck, mobilizing 85 teams - made up of 700 doctors, nurses and support staff who have provided first aid, healthcare and assistance in assessing the damage and the needs of the communities affected.

Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday (March 25) at 9am, limited to a maximum of 4 per applicant.

Tickets will be available from, and or via the 24hr hotline on 0844 81…

Paul Weller And White Lies To Support Kings Of Leon In Hyde Park!

Kings of Leon have today announced that joining them as special guests at their 2 Hyde Park shows this June will be British Icon Paul Weller playing his only UK shows for the remainder of 2011, White Lies and Zac Brown Band.

Paul Weller has a career that spans over 30 years, he remains one of British music's most Iconic figures, still making relevant music and receiving critical acclaim. In 2010 alone, he received for his latest album "Wake Up the Nation", the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award, NME Godlike Genuis Award, Uncut Award for Album of the year and a Mercury Music Award nomination, as well as embarking upon a totally sold out UK arena tour plus 5 sold-out nights at the Royal Albert Hall. Speaking on playing his only UK outdoor shows of 2011, Paul had the following to say

"I'm really looking forward to playing the 2 nights in my home town at Hyde Park with Kings of Leon. They will be the only shows I'm doing for the rest of this year so we…