MUSIC VIDEO: Mitch Faile, the next Parkinson’s popstar?

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Author: Geoffrey ChangPublished: 25 June 2015

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Mitch Faile

Musician with Parkinson’s takes to the mic to spread awareness

Mitch Faile is a name you probably haven’t heard of before. But, could he be the next big popstar of Parkinson’s?

Mitch is beginning to make a bit of a name for himself on Youtube, thanks to his hilariously humorous song, ‘Blame it on the Parkinson’s’.

The light-hearted video provides its share of laugh-out-loud moments, as well as sending out an important message about the everyday difficulties of living with the disease that others take for granted: getting out bed, tying up laces, shaving.

Mitch told the Forsyth Herald: “Our main goal is to raise awareness through YouTube views. I would love to see us get one million views to raise awareness for the one million people in the United States with Parkinson’s.”

Watch the video for yourself below:

“As I recorded the song, it became my coping mechanism; a personal anthem which invoked a laugh or smile with family and friends as we dealt with symptoms at home,” Mitch added.

“When I would bounce off a wall, break a glass, drop food on the floor, forget to do something or just slip off and take a nap, everyone would jokingly shake their head and say, ‘Blame it on the Parkinson’s!’”

Share this song to help raise awareness! Let’s make this viral!

You can donate to the Wilkins Parkinson’s Foundation by buying the CD or downloading the song here


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