My Morning Jacket have been forced to pull their forth coming European dates. A statement from the band reads:

"Jim James of My Morning Jacket will be sidelined for a while due to health complications related to pneumonia. My Morning Jacket will unfortunately have to cancel an upcoming show on New Years Eve as well as their European tour that was to begin on January 18th, 2006. The band would like to extend their sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. My Morning Jacket hope to reschedule the European dates as soon as Jim is fully recovered and able to perform. We thank you for your understanding."

The UK dates postponed are
18 Birmingham, Academy
19 Bristol, University
20 Manchester, Academy
21 Glasgow, Oran Mor
23 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
24 Brighton, Concorde