EXCLUSIVE! Picture This ‘delighted’ for pal Lewis Capaldi following breakout year

The singer blew up after supporting the band at the 3Arena back in March

Top Irish band Picture This have said they’re “delighted” for their pal Lewis Capaldi, who quickly rose to fame earlier this year.

The Scottish singer toured with the band earlier this year, and supported the Athy natives during their five night run at Dublin’s 3Arena back in March.

Since then, Lewis’ has proved he’s a hit in the charts, and has even nabbed himself a Grammy nomination.


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Speaking exclusively to, lead vocalist Ryan Hennessy said he was “delighted” that Lewis has become such a big hit, and said it’s great that “his style of music is being recognised.”

Touching on their upcoming headline gig at the 2FM Xmas Ball on December 21st, drummer Jimmy Rainsford explained that being part of the charity concert means so much to them.

“We’re so excited to be part of something that helps so many people,” he said.

“It’s our second year being part of it and it’s such an amazing experience.”

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Despite the huge Christmas gig in the works, the lads have no plans for the festive holidays.

They described how they rarely have any down time, and “prefer to be busy.”

Whether on not fans can expect new music from the band in the near future is a topic the lads remained tight lipped on, but they did reveal that they have something on the way.

“We have ten albums worth of music and hundreds of songs on the works… we can’t say what’s coming or when,” Ryan coyly said.


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The bandmates also opened up about what they miss the most about Ireland when they’re abroad – and the lads had food on the brain.

Ryan admitted Ireland’s deli culture is greatly missed while they are away, while Jimmy joked that Irish milk cannot be replaced by UHT replacements.

Catch the lads at the 2FM Xmas Ball on December 21st, where the goal is to raise €500,000 for the ISPCC.