Clapton Invited To Play North Korea

(Gigwise) Eric Clapton has been invited to play a landmark concert in communist North Korea, according to an official at the country's embassy in London.

The confirmation follows a report in today's Financial Times which claimed that North Korea had invited Clapton to perform in the capital Pyongyang in 2009.

"It will be a good opportunity for Western music to be understood better by Koreans," an embassy official told AP. [Wonder if he'll do a cover of "I'm So Ronery"?] - more on this story

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