Choirs With Purpose approached MND Scotland after we were inspired seeing the youngest MND patient in Scotland, Lucy Lintott, on her BBC One documentary 'MND and 22 Year Old Me'.
Lucy, the youngest person in Scotland with the condition, joined the “Lucy Lintott/MND Scotland” choir when they recorded the song ‘Clouds’ by Zach Soiech on Saturday 14 October in Glasgow. All the people singing in the choir have been touched by Motor Neurone Disease.
Zach wrote the song when he was just 17 years old after he was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer, and told he only had months to live.
Lucy said, “I chose ‘Clouds’ by Zach Sobiech because when I was first diagnosed this song really helped me through the difficult times. I can relate to Zach so much and this song is one of my all-time favourites. I’m so happy we’ve chosen to sing it.
“Every time I hear the song Clouds I can’t help but smile because to me it’s the soundtrack to my diagnosis. Clouds makes me feel safe, it reminds me that I’m not in this fight alone and wonderful things can come from your darkest days.”
Craig Stockton, CEO of MND Scotland, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to raise even more awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and for people affected by this disease to join together and show unity in the face of a devastating diagnosis.
“Lucy has been inspiring people across the country so it is no surprise that the team at James Hawkins Music have also been touched by Lucy’s story.
“I’d like to thank everyone who is taking part in the Lucy Lintott/MND Scotland Choir. I am sure Lucy’s song choice will resonate with others in a similar situation and I hope everyone goes out to buy a copy of the album.”
For more information on MND Scotland go to mndscotland.org.uk/.
— Choirs With Purpose (@ChoirsWPurpose) November 3, 2017