Mitch has previously said that his childhood was full of “Jazz, swing, lots of Sinatra,” where his relatives would belt out tunes all day while his mum and aunt would waltz around the family-owned barber shop in east London.
He also said that being able to make his own music brings him closer to Amy, who died in July 2011 at the age of 27 of alcohol poisoning.“It's just great to be able to get out and sing, it's something I love to do. She wouldn't let a little thing like not being here stop her from jumping on stage.”Last week, Mitch said that he talks with Amy beyond the grave.“She’s in here now saying, ‘Just get on with it, Dad’.
But now a scientific study has shown that the MBT shoes favoured by stars such as Madonna, Paris Hilton and Gwyneth Paltrow have no benefits for sufferers of lower back pain – and in some cases can make problems worse.
Researchers at King’s College London, Hertfordshire University and two London hospitals recruited 115 people who suffer from chronic lower back pain to wear either a rocker sole shoe or a standard trainer for at least two hours each day while standing and walking.
After assessing the participants, the scientists concluded: The findings, which are due to be published in the journal Spine in October, will add to the woes of MBT, coming just 18 months after the Swiss parent company filed for bankruptcy.
Abel Galindo Muniz, from MBT’s medical academy, challenged the report’s findings, saying that hundreds of thousands of customers had reported that their back pain had been helped by the use of the shoes.
, will include further songs they had chosen together but which didn’t make the debut’s cut. It will also raise funds for the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was set up in the late singer’s name “to prevent the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on young people,” the charity states.