Lewis Capaldi has announced he is taking an indefinite break from touring to work on his physical and mental health. She made the emotional statement via a post on Instagram on June 27, before giving herself a three-week break to prepare for her performance at Glastonbury. The 26-year-old, who has Tourette’s, performed on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, during which she experienced tics in between sets, leading the crowd to sing along to her in a show of love and support. As a result, he has made the difficult decision to take some time off.
“First of all, thank you Glastonbury for being there for me, singing when I needed it most and then for all the wonderful messages. It really means the world,” he writes in the post before announcing he is taking a break. Are. From touring for the foreseeable future. “I was able to enjoy every second of a show like this and hoped that the 3 weeks off would settle me down. But the truth is I’m still learning to adjust to the effects of my Tourette’s and on Saturday It became clear that I needed more time to recover my mental and physical health, so that I could be doing the things I love for a long time to come.”
“Playing for you every night is something I never dreamed of, so this has been the hardest decision of my life. I’ll be back as soon as possible.”
Capaldi has recently opened up about his mental health through his Netflix documentary, “How I’m Feeling Now”. He spoke candidly about his recent Tourette’s diagnosis, which includes involuntary tics, as well as his experiences with panic attacks and the immense pressure he felt to produce his second album, “Broken by Desire to Be Heavenly Sent”. . Although her return to the spotlight has been praised, it’s clear that it has taken a toll on the star.
“I know I am incredibly lucky to be able to take some time off when others may not and I want to thank my amazing family, friends, team, medical professionals and all of you who are there every step of the way.” But it has been so helpful during the good times and even more so during the last year when I needed it more than ever,” he adds.
Prior to his announcement, Capaldi was scheduled to perform concerts in Glasgow, Dublin, London and Norway as part of his sold-out tour – which he had previously performed in the US wearing typically tongue-in-cheek cowboy attire. and taken to Canada. After apologizing for canceling the rest of his tour, he ended his statement by writing, “I need to feel good enough to perform at the level you all deserve. Playing for you every night is all that I’ve ever dreamed of, so this has been the hardest decision of my life. I’ll be back as soon as possible.”
In addition to her Glastonbury performance, fans helped her complete her performance during a show in Berlin earlier in February. We hope Capaldi gets back to his playful antics on stage soon and gets all the rest he needs to.