This years Isle of Wight Festival brought X factor contestant Lucy Spraggan along to the Big Top Tent. Performing tracks from her new album ‘I hope you don’t mind me writing’.

Lucy Spraggan - I hope you don't mind me writing Isle of Wight Festival

Lucy Spraggan performing in the Big Top tent at Isle of Wight festival.

Backstage before her performance; Lucy explains the top twenty chart success of her fourth album, ‘I hope you don’t mind me writing’ was because of a “massive fanbase power, the got on board and propelled” the album’s reach. “The album is about all sorts of things, including mental health and dementia”.

Lucy Spraggan - I hope you don't mind me writing Isle of Wight Festival

Lucy Spraggan performing in the Big Top tent at Isle of Wight Festival.

Lucy is currently working on a new music video for a song on her album called ‘All That I’ve Loved’. She is working closely with Dementia UK to use this song to raise awareness of the condition. Inspired by her wife’s Grandma (Barbara) who is currently living with the condition. On her Facebook page Lucy say’s “Meeting her inspired this song. I was completely unaware of the effects that dementia has, not just on the ill, but the family experiencing it too.”

Lucy Spraggan - I hope you don't mind me writing Isle of Wight Festival

Lucy Spraggan performing in the Big Top tent at Isle of Wight festival.

Throughout summer Lucy will be performing at several festivals, including Glastonbury, which she is “super excited” for. “Rag and Bone Man is going to be pretty rad today” a highlight for Lucy’s day at Isle of Wight Festival, which she confesses she is “gutted to have to fly out” from tonight. Once festival season is drawing to a close Lucy is due to go on a UK wide tour, which starts in September. Over 13,000 tickets have been sold already and tickets can be found on her website www.lucyspraggan.com

Lucy Spraggan - I hope you don't mind me writing Isle of Wight Festival

Lucy Spraggan performing in the Big Top tent at Isle of Wight festival.

Lucy Spraggan – I hope you don’t mind me writing Isle of Wight Festival

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