After seven weeks at Number One in the UK Top 40 with Someone You Loved – one of the longest-running chart-topping singles of the century – Lewis Capaldi is living the rock’n’roll dream.
“I’m still at home with my folks. It’s alright: I go home, she washes my pants, everything’s good,” grins the 22-year-old – “she” being Scottish vernacular for “my mum”, its usage somewhat more acceptable in me and Capaldi’s shared homeland than it might appear in print.
Still, Mr and Mrs Capaldi, a fishmonger and nurse respectively, might be losing patience with the younger of their two sons, even if he has just sold out the UK arena, that's taking place next year, in ten minutes.
“They’ve started asking for...
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