Lewis Capaldi says his Noel Gallagher dig was just "a good laugh"

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The 'Someone You Loved' hitmaker jokingly trolled the former Oasis star as he took to The Other stage at Glastonbury on Saturday (29.06.19) in a green parka and matching bucket hat, the Britpop group's trademark outfits in the 90s, as a clip of Noel saying "Who's this Capaldi fella?" played on repeat on the screens around the stage.


Taking off the parka, Lewis then revealed he was wearing a t-shirt with Noel's face on, surrounded by a heart. Noel's daughter Anais Gallagher, 19, even took to Twitter to applaud Lewis after he mocked her dad. She wrote: “I want to be @LewisCapaldi when I grow up.”

Whilst Noel's rival sibling and former bandmate Liam Gallagher, 46, even got a selfie with Lewis at Glastonbury after he said "I do now" when asked if he's a fan of the chart-topping singer/songwriter.

The beef started after Noel called him an "idiot" and mocked the popularity of his debut LP 'Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent'.

But the 'Grace' singer has admitted it was all for banter and that once he ditched the comedy act and realised he was amidst a career-defining set, it all got "a bit nervy".

He told The Guardian newspaper: "It was all a good laugh, then I realised: ‘I’ve got a gig to play here’ … I wasn’t prepared for that many people. The first half-minute was a bit nervy.”
And the Scottish star confessed he "got a bit teary" at the end of his set.
He said: “I wish I had more words. It was so, so mad. It was the first time I almost cried on stage – I got a bit teary towards the end there.”

The beef started after Noel said in an interview with Radio X: "Music is f**king w**k at the moment. Who's this Capaldi fella? Who the f**k's that idiot?"

Taking to his Instagram Stories to respond, Lewis posted a video in which he joked that becoming the latest in a long line of musicians to be "slagged off" by Noel was better than having a number one album or number one single.

And rather than let the war of words die, Noel responded to his jibes by posting a video of his 11-year-old son Donovan pretending to cry whilst singing 'Someone You Loved' on his Twitter account.

He captioned the clip: "You might wanna try and find some joy in your tunes. You're destroying the youth.”


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