Lana Del Rey and Lewis Capaldi make headlines with their festival performances, with Del Rey arriving late and Capaldi taking a break from touring due to health reasons.
Why it matters
The festival performances of Lana Del Rey and Lewis Capaldi have garnered attention due to Del Rey's punctuality issues and Capaldi's health-related tour break, impacting their fans and the music industry.
What the papers say
The Independent reports on Lewis Capaldi's first public appearance since announcing a break from touring, while BBC News and The Independent cover The 1975 replacing Capaldi at Reading and Leeds festivals. The Times and The Independent discuss Lana Del Rey's punctuality issues at the British Summer Time festival, while BBC News and The Independent highlight her chaotic Glastonbury performance.
How we got here
Lana Del Rey's punctuality issues at the British Summer Time festival follow her late arrival and mic being cut off at Glastonbury. Lewis Capaldi's break from touring was announced after he cut his Glastonbury set short due to health issues.
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