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Lewis Capaldi on conquering the world, famous Scots and getting Oasis back together

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The last couple of years have seen the incredible rise of Lewis Capaldi, a young lad who grew up in a small town between Edinburgh and Glasgow while listening to Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac and Slipknot on the stereo. He started playing in small pubs when he was barely ten and indulged in a bit of busking. A phone recording on his SoundCloud account led him to be discovered and signed to a major label.

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Since then, he has topped charts across the world and his singles "Before You Go" and "Someone You Loved" have been the most streamed, proving it's cool to write songs not only about break-ups but also your grandmother. Furthermore, the Scot's tongue 'n cheek humour has secured him legions of fans across the world who tune in to his Instagram account to enjoy his banter.

Marjorie Hache caught up with the self-proclaimed Beyoncé of Scotland to discuss his success, getting Oasis back together and rating famous Scottish historical figures.

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