Lewis Capaldi apologizes to Glastonbury crowd after losing his voice


Lewis Capaldi was excited to headline the Glastonbury Festival on Saturday, June 24, before her voice broke in the middle of “Someone You Loved”.

“I’m starting to lose my voice here, to be honest, but we’ll keep going and we’ll keep going till the end,” said the 26-year-old Scottish singer. Saturday crowd, per BBC Concert footage, apologies for the unexpected tone change. “If it’s okay, I want you all to sing as loud as you can with me?”

Capaldi, who looked casual in a white shirt during the performance, began his 2019 solo as usual. However, she needed to pause for a few moments in the chorus. The packed crowd on the Worth Farm stage shouted the song’s lyrics in their place.

“I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying,” a Twitter user wrote at the beginning of Sunday, June 25. “Fantastic from the crowd and even better from Lewis. He goes on stage even though he knows he is struggling and that takes true courage.

one more couple: “As her Tourette’s overwhelmed her, and she needed a break, thousands of voices lifted her up. I feel somewhat of a religious experience listening to him sing. The effect on Lewis Capaldi must have been profound. You don’t even have to like the song to be giddy. Beautiful.”

Capaldi – who won a Brit Award for “Someone You Loved” in February 2020 – announced in September 2022 that he had been diagnosed with Tourette syndrome.

“Apparently I’ve always had it,” the “Wish You the Best” singer revealed during an Instagram Live session. “So, I shake my shoulder a lot and you see under every TikTok people say, ‘Why is that shaking?’ Which is fine. Curiosity is fine. I get it.”


Capaldi said at the time: “It’s a new thing, I haven’t really learned a lot about it – I’m learning. I’ve had Botox put on my shoulder to stop it from moving. It worked for a while, but the worst thing about it is when I’m excited, I get this, when I’m stressed, I get this, when I’m happy, I get this Get. It happens all the time.”

Capaldi, who has also been candid about his mental health struggles, announced earlier this month that he had canceled his concerts leading up to Glastonbury.

“I need to take some time off to rest and recover, perform at my best and prepare for Glastonbury and all the other incredible shows to come so that I can continue to do the work I love for a long time to come.” like it,” he said. written in one Instagram Statement on 5th June. “I’ve had all the help and support I’ve had from the incredible people around me, for whom I’m so grateful.”

Capaldi noted on Saturday that he plans to extend his tour hiatus after the British festival. He added, “So you probably won’t be seeing much of me for the rest of the year, maybe even.” “But when I get back and when I see you, I hope you’re still ready to see us.”