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** "Someone You Loved" is on the extra-sad, minimal-production end of this trope.

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** "Someone "Hold Me While You Loved" Wait" is on supposedly about someone who thought the extra-sad, minimal-production end of this trope. relationship is going well--while the other party is already seeking to get out. The lyrics are essentially the 1st party [[FiveStagesOfGrief trying to bargain]].


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* GriefSong: "Someone You Loved" is on the extra-sad, minimal-production end of this trope, essentially about losing a beloved at the least opportune moment.


* LoveIsLikeReligion: "Grace"'s chorus can give off this impression (what with the lyric "I found salvation" and all), even if it is essentially someone who thinks a [[IntroductionByHookup one-night stand]] can be more.


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* LoveIsLikeReligion: "Grace"'s chorus can give off this impression (what with the lyric "I found salvation" and all), even if it is essentially someone who thinks a [[IntroductionByHookup one-night stand]] can be more.


* LoveIsLikeReligion: "Grace"'s chorus can give off this impression (what with the lyric "I found salvation" and all), even if it is essentially someone who thinks a [[IntroductionByHookup one-night stand]] can be more.



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* SoundtrackDissonance:SoundtrackDissonance: "Forget Me"'s melody is heavily inspired by dance music genres and the music video is a big {{Music/Wham}} {{Homage}}. It's about someone who's having difficulty accepting their ex is letting go of them.


* WriteWhatYouKnow: Lewis described "Before You Go" as something inspired by his aunt's suicide decades ago--and the emotional fallout for everyone she knew, [[AdultFear a very contemporary]] and [[TruthInTelevision universal heartbreak]].


* CharityMotivationSong: While "Someone You Loved" is more the previous trope above, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCuhuePlP8o one music video for it]] was done in partnership with [[https://livelifegivelife.org.uk/ Live Life Give Life]]. It is shot essentially as a short film about how a [[DeterminedWidower widower]]--played by Creator/PeterCapaldi--who is still trying to adjust to life without his wife, finds additional meaning in her passing by meeting [[spoiler:the mother of a family who [[LiteralChangeOfHeart received his wife's heart organ]]]].

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* CharityMotivationSong: While "Someone You Loved" is more the previous trope above, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCuhuePlP8o one music video for it]] was done in partnership with [[https://livelifegivelife.org.uk/ Live Life Give Life]]. It is shot essentially as a short film about how a [[DeterminedWidower [[DeterminedWidow widower]]--played by Creator/PeterCapaldi--who is still trying to adjust to life without his wife, finds additional meaning in her passing by meeting [[spoiler:the mother of a family who [[LiteralChangeOfHeart received his wife's heart organ]]]].


* BreakupSong: "Someone You Loved" is on the extra-sad, minimal-production end of this trope. "Bruises" plays with this trope, saying the relationship might just look better because it's over.

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* BreakupSong: This theme is persistent with a number of his main singles:
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"Someone You Loved" is on the extra-sad, minimal-production end of this trope. trope.
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"Bruises" plays with this trope, saying the relationship might just look better because it's over.over.
** "Rush" (in duet with Jessie Reyez) is a mutual attempt at emotionally commiserating with an ex-lover, even if it's mostly about how they're finding it difficult to accept the other might have already moved on.
** "Forget Me" is also of a similar theme--although it's a bit more one-sided (from the POV of someone who would prefer the scorn of their ex-lover instead of just flat-out moving on). [[SoundtrackDissonance All in very upbeat dance rhythms]].



* CharityMotivationSong: While "Someone You Loved" is more the previous trope above, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCuhuePlP8o one music video for it]] was done in partnership with [[https://livelifegivelife.org.uk/ Live Life Give Life]]. It is shot essentially as a short film about how a [[DeterminedWidower widower]]--played by Creator/PeterCapaldi--who is still trying to adjust to life without his wife, finds additional meaning in her passing by meeting [[spoiler:the mother of a family who [[LiteralChangeOfHeart received his wife's heart organ]]]].



* WhamShot: The music video for "Before You Go" sees us going through the life of a young woman who was having fun with her family and friends--and the very last minute [[MeaningfulFuneral then cuts to her wake and funeral]] (of what is heavily implied to be DrivenToSuicide), rendering the entire music video a bittersweet GoodTimesMontage.

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* WhamShot: The music video for "Before You Go" sees us going through the life of a young woman (played by Creator/SashaLane) who was having fun with her family and friends--and friends--then at the very last minute [[MeaningfulFuneral then cuts cutting to her wake and funeral]] (of what is heavily implied to be DrivenToSuicide), rendering the entire music video a bittersweet GoodTimesMontage.GoodTimesMontage.
* WriteWhatYouKnow: Lewis described "Before You Go" as something inspired by his aunt's suicide decades ago--and the emotional fallout for everyone she knew, [[AdultFear a very contemporary]] and [[TruthInTelevision universal heartbreak]].

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* WhamShot: The music video for "Before You Go" sees us going through the life of a young woman who was having fun with her family and friends--and the very last minute [[MeaningfulFuneral then cuts to her wake and funeral]] (of what is heavily implied to be DrivenToSuicide), rendering the entire music video a bittersweet GoodTimesMontage.


* {{Homage}}: His video for his 2022 single "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZlrbrBO1I Forget Me]]" is a near-shot-for-shot one to {{Music/Wham}}'s "Club Tropicana"--with him reproducing Creator/GeorgeMichael's [[NakedPeopleAreFunny general state of undress]].



* Homage: His video for his 2022 single "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZlrbrBO1I Forget Me]]" is a near-shot-for-shot one to {{Music/Wham}}'s "Club Tropicana"--with him reproducing Creator/GeorgeMichael's [[NakedPeopleAreFunny general state of undress]].


* Homage: His video for his 2022 single "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZlrbrBO1I Forget Me]]" is a near-shot-for-shot one to Music/GeorgeMichael's "Club Tropicana"--with him [[NakedPeopleAreFunny reproducing George's general state of undress]].

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* Homage: His video for his 2022 single "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZlrbrBO1I Forget Me]]" is a near-shot-for-shot one to Music/GeorgeMichael's {{Music/Wham}}'s "Club Tropicana"--with him reproducing Creator/GeorgeMichael's [[NakedPeopleAreFunny reproducing George's general state of undress]].

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* Homage: His video for his 2022 single "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZlrbrBO1I Forget Me]]" is a near-shot-for-shot one to Music/GeorgeMichael's "Club Tropicana"--with him [[NakedPeopleAreFunny reproducing George's general state of undress]].


* NostalgiaFilter: A running theme in "Bruises" is defying this trope - the narrator is realistic that the relationship wasn't perfect and ended for a reason, and admits that it only looks better than it was because it's now suddenly over.
* SelfDeprecation: His album titles. which reflect this sense of humor about him in general. He does it a ''lot.''

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* NonAppearingTitle: Interestingly, the title of his EP ''To Tell the Truth I Can't Believe We Got This Far'' is a line from the song "Fade" which appears on the ''Bloom'' EP. "Fade" does not appear in any form on the former EP.
* NostalgiaFilter: A running theme in "Bruises" is defying this trope - the narrator is realistic that the relationship wasn't perfect and ended for a reason, and admits muses that it only looks better than it was because it's now suddenly over.
* SelfDeprecation: His album titles. titles, which reflect this sense of humor about him in general. He does it a ''lot.''

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->'''Graham Norton:''' Didn't the tour sell out ''before'' your debut album came out?
->'''Lewis Capaldi:''' Yeah.
->'''Graham Norton:''' How is that possible?
->'''Lewis Capaldi:''' [[SarcasmMode Just raw sex appeal.]]
-->-- From Capaldi's appearance on ''Series/TheGrahamNortonShow''

Lewis Capaldi is a Scottish soul singer, most famous for his signature ballad "Someone You Loved."

Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and lived there till the age of four. He’s the youngest of four children, and deciding he wanted to pursue music from an early age, he wound up graduating from New College Lanarkshire, with an HND in Music. He was discovered by his manager, Ryan Walter, through recordings Capaldi uploaded from his phone to his Soundcloud account. Walter flew out to meet him the day after messaging him, and recorded a set Capaldi did in a bar with "like, two other people." The two got together periodically for writing sessions in London, while Capaldi was still in college at Glasgow.

Capaldi released the ''Bloom'' EP in October 2017, and his song "Bruises" made him the fastest ever unsigned artist to reach 25 million plays on Spotify. Signed to Universal, he released the ''Breach'' EP, which would feature the song that propelled him to superstardom, "Someone You Loved." It led to the release of his debut full-length, ''Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent,'' in May of 2019.

“Someone You Loved” was not only a number 1 hit in the UK (for seven weeks), it also hit number 1 in America, Ireland, Canada and several other countries. He managed another number 1 hit in the UK and Ireland with his song “Before You Go,” which is dedicated to his aunt, who died by suicide when Capaldi was a child. In May of 2020, the early days of the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, Capaldi released his third EP, titled - get this - ''To Tell the Truth I Can't Believe We Got This Far.'' It’s made up of live renditions of songs from ''Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent,'' plus a cover of “Shallow” from ''[[Film/AStarIsBorn2018 A Star Is Born.]]''

In contrast to his incredibly somber blue-eyed soul music, Lewis Capaldi, who's generally seemed to be more nonplussed and amused by his superstardom than anything, is famous for being a fun-loving {{Everyman}} with a self-deprecating, goofy sense of humor, in his social media presence and his interviews. Even people who don’t particularly like his music tend to admit Lewis Capaldi himself seems like a fun guy when interviewed. To put his charm in perspective, this guy was once on ''Series/TheGrahamNortonShow,'' and was the funniest person on a panel with Creator/JimCarrey on it.

As a side note, Lewis Capaldi’s second cousin once-removed starred in one version of his “Someone You Loved” music video, and is himself [[Creator/PeterCapaldi an actor that maybe you might have heard of.]]

!!!Discography:

* ''Bloom'' EP (2017)
* ''Breach'' EP (2018)
* ''Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent'' (2019)
* ''To Tell the Truth I Can't Believe We Got This Far'' EP (2020)



!!Big, fat, sexy jungle tropes:

* BreakupSong: "Someone You Loved" is on the extra-sad, minimal-production end of this trope. "Bruises" plays with this trope, saying the relationship might just look better because it's over.
* CoverVersion: Of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byqU3hF1wvg "Shallow"]] from ''[[Film/AStarIsBorn2018 A Star Is Born,]]'' done for BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.
* FamilyFriendlyStripper: The video for "Grace" when he covers for a girl at the strip club. We're then treated to a chubby, unkempt Scottish guy doing the girl's entire routine by the stripper pole with a blank, going-through-the-motions look on his face, and yes, it's as completely absurd as it sounds.
* MessyHair: If there's a comb on the set of any of his music videos or concerts, no one's given it to him.
* NostalgiaFilter: A running theme in "Bruises" is defying this trope - the narrator is realistic that the relationship wasn't perfect and ended for a reason, and admits that it only looks better than it was because it's now suddenly over.
* SelfDeprecation: His album titles. which reflect this sense of humor about him in general. He does it a ''lot.''
* {{Soul}}: Definitely more in the post-Music/{{Adele}} vein.
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