Here’s What Happens When Niall Horan & Lewis Capaldi Start Busking on the Streets of Dublin

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Niall Horan and Lewis Capaldi are trying their hand at busking, and it seems they have a few fans.

On Friday (Aug. 5), the Irish and Scottish duo drew a large crowd in Dublin after setting up shop with a guitar and microphone to perform the One Direction singer’s 2017 solo hit “Slow Hands.”

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The crowd gathered around the two singers, who sang with fellow artist and frequent Dublin-based busker Jacob Koopman, as Horan took his turn at the guitar to play the track, which hit No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 following its 2017 release.

“‘Cause I want you bad/ Yeah, I want you, baby/ Slow, slow hands/ Like sweat dripping down our dirty laundry/ No, no chance/ That I’m leaving here without you on me/ I, I know/ Yeah, I already know that there ain’t no stoppin’/ Your plans and those/ Slow hands (woo),” Horan and Capaldi sing on the chorus of the track, with help from the audience.

Capaldi and Horan — with assistance from Koopman on the guitar — sang other hit songs too, including Coldplay’s “Yellow” and Capaldi’s “Before You Go.” The moment was a full-circle one for Koopman: The singer/songwriter frequently documents his busking on his YouTube channel and previously covered “Before You Go” live in Dublin in July 2021.

Following the excitement-filled day, the singer took to his Instagram Story to express his disbelief at being able to play with Horan and Capaldi. “I can’t believe I just busked with Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan,” he captioned a photo of him smiling on his Story.

See the videos from Horan and Capaldi’s day out below.

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