Paul McCartney's upcoming "Freshen Up" tour is gaining steam with three new Japan shows added to the steadily growing itinerary. New dates on the books include a pair of shows at the Tokyo Dome on October 31st and November 1st, along with "Macca's" first ever gig in Nagoya when he plays the Nagoya Dome on November 8th. So far, McCartney's upcoming trek will also hit Canada, the U.S., England, Scotland, Austria, and Poland. McCartney's first new studio set in five years, titled Egypt Station, will be released on September 7th.

Although once on the road his setlists don't vary much from night to night, McCartney admitted that at the start of each tour he likes to throw a few unproven rarities in to shake up the mix: "I just like doing it, and whenever I go out on tour it's exciting to stick a few things in that I haven't done before, just 'cause then it's sort of like there's a bit of a nervous edge to it, which is quite cool -- except on the first night, when you think 'Why did I do this?' Why didn't I stay safe?'"

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