Lewis Capaldi has been forced to reschedule the remaining dates of his European tour as he canceled his concert in Barcelona two hours before Friday’s show.
The 26-year-old singer was diagnosed with bronchitis after losing her voice on stage earlier this week and he said he was “fucking gutted” while apologizing to his fans.
Sharing a video on Twitter, Lewis vowed to rearrange concerts in Barcelona, Madrid, Stuttgart and Munich, while trying to avoid permanent damage to his voice.
In the touching clip, he explained: “I’m fucking gutted to make this video, but unfortunately I’m going to have to reschedule the rest of my tour, which includes Barcelona tonight, Madrid tomorrow.” and Stuttgart and Munich next week.
“I was told earlier this week about myself and bronchitis after losing my voice on stage and sent home to Glasgow and I had to reschedule Zurich and Milan.
Bad news: Lewis Capaldi, 26, has been forced to reschedule the remaining dates of his European tour as he canceled his concert in Barcelona two hours before Friday’s show.
Illness: The singer was diagnosed with bronchitis after losing his voice on stage earlier this week and said he was “very broken” as he apologized to his fans (pictured in Berlin)
Lewis continued: “I went to another doctor in Glasgow and got meds and inhalers to try and help with the bronchitis, and I’m feeling a bit better, and I thought I was going to be ready for the show, so I flew out.” to Barcelona, I’m backstage right now.
“During the soundcheck my voice was giving out. Unfortunately, to prevent further damage, I spoke to a doctor here and I’m going to have to take a week to let this die down and heal properly rather than do any permanent damage to my voice.
“I’m so sorry about this, I shouldn’t be doing this, I feel like a jerk, especially tonight in Barcelona as it’s so close to the show that I wanted to give the update myself, just so you know it’s coming from me and not someone in my direction.’
He concluded: “I’m so sorry, we’ll reschedule the dates soon and I’ll see you all later.”
The singer also responded to messages from fans, adding that he “felt terrible for letting everyone down, especially so close to the show.”
Earlier this week, Lewis revealed that he was suffering from bronchitis.
The singer had been “absolutely devastated” after he was forced to postpone two concerts, in Zurich and Milan, due to his health.
A voice specialist told her she had bronchitis, an inflammation of the airways in the lungs usually caused by an infection, and that she would need vocal rest “for at least three days.”
Upset: The singer also responded to messages from fans, adding that he “felt terrible for letting everyone down, especially so close to the show.”
Statement: Lewis has vowed to rearrange concerts in Barcelona, Madrid, Stuttgart and Munich, while trying to avoid permanent damage to his voice.
A statement posted to his Twitter account read: “I am absolutely devastated to write this.”
As many of you know, during the last few nights of the tour I have been struggling a lot with my voice, last night in Stockholm I tried my best to sing during the show, even feeling really uncomfortable because I was desperate not to quit. any of you below.
‘I just saw a voice specialist in Sweden who told me that I have bronchitis and that I should be on vocal rest for at least three days to have any chance of not damaging my voice and being able to continue on tour.’
Get well soon: A voice specialist told her she had bronchitis, an inflammation of the airways in the lungs usually caused by an infection, and that she would need vocal rest.
But Lewis had some positive news for fans due for his world tour concerts in Zurich and Milan, which were due to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively, and revealed that he has already rescheduled them.
The star’s show in Zurich will now be on June 28, and his concert in Milan will be on May 31, with all original tickets still valid.
At that point, Lewis said goodbye assuring fans that he will rest as much as possible to make sure he was okay for his show in Barcelona.
He added: ‘I hate to let you all down and this is the last thing I want to write. I will be doing everything possible with rest and medication to be ready for Barcelona onwards.