We had the good fortune of connecting with Blaine Mitchell and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Blaine, is there a quote or affirmation that’s meaningful to you?
“I’m the luckiest man on the face of the earth” -Lou Gehrig I love to remember this quote by Lou. He climbed the highest of heights in his baseball career, and faced troubles in his personal life head on with courage. I want to live in such a way. When I get to the end of my life, I want to look back and say I am the luckiest, and most fortunate man to live. I want to live life to the fullest each and every day in my craft, art, family, relationships, and calling.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Blaine Mitchell

About me: Fort Worth based folk singer songwriter Blaine Mitchell. It’s funny because I’ve always been the guy from NBC The Voice tv show, but what most don’t know is that for a season I had no voice at all.

The story behind “Losing Myself”: As a man I stayed silent, isolated, and alone. This seemed more honorable than reaching out for help in the darkest season of my life, as I was being abused physically, emotionally, sexually, financially, and mentally. Honestly, I was caught in such a swirl of my abuser’s manipulative tactics I had no idea what to do. It took deep rooted faith and action to find my voice again, and to repair everything that had been ripped away from my life with the help of professionals who see this happen daily. But I will never be silent again, and no one should ever feel this way. That’s where my new song “Losing Myself” came from, it is a song about finding oneself again. It’s an emotional overflow of what came to me sitting at my piano in about 15 minutes, after I scraped myself to freedom from my abusers control. This song pulled the last emotional arrow out of my soul I’d say that day. Of course there will always be scars but scars fade with time. It’s also terrifying to admit all of this, but I am a survivor and in the name of freedom may freedom be found for you! Stay strong find your voice again. There is no weakness in finding help. When you’re at the bottom of a well trapped in darkness. There’s always a light you just have to be willing to reach for it. “Losing Myself” is now available in all music places. My 4 minute story of finding freedom.

(We actually live next door to Leon Bridge’s studio) Produced by Ethan Kaufmann of Wild Party band and guitarist for Jessica Simpson. Keys by Dan Porter of the Revelry house band in bishop arts. Written and co produced by Blaine Mitchell

About me: Fort Worth based folk singer songwriter Blaine Mitchell. It’s funny because I’ve always been the guy from NBC The Voice tv show, but what most don’t know is that for a season I had no voice at all.

The story behind “Losing Myself”: As a man I stayed silent, isolated, and alone. This seemed more honorable than reaching out for help in the darkest season of my life, as I was being abused physically, emotionally, sexually, financially, and mentally by someone who vowed to love me. Honestly, I was caught in such a swirl of my abuser’s manipulative tactics I had no idea what to do. It took deep rooted faith and action to find my voice again, and to repair everything that had been ripped away from my life with the help of professionals who see this happen daily. But I will never be silent again, and no one should ever feel this way. That’s where my new song “Losing Myself” came from, it is a song about finding oneself again. It’s an emotional overflow of what came to me sitting at my piano in about 15 minutes, after I scraped myself to freedom from my abusers control. This song pulled the last emotional arrow out of my soul I’d say that day. Of course there will always be scars, but scars fade with time. It’s also terrifying to admit all of this, but I am a survivor and in the name of freedom may freedom be found for you and others. Stay strong find your voice again. There is no weakness in finding help. When you’re at the bottom of a well trapped in darkness. There’s always a light you just have to be willing to reach for it. “Losing Myself” is out now on all popular music platforms. My 4 minute story of finding freedom.

Recorded in Hollywood and Fort Worth Texas in the old Miller Lofts in SOMA Fort Worth.
(We actually live next door to Leon Bridge’s studio) Produced by Ethan Kaufmann of Wild Party and guitarist for Jessica Simpson. Drums by my brother and legend Brady Mitchell, Keys by Dan Porter of the Revelry house band in Bishop Arts. Written and co produced by Blaine Mitchell

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I’m biased of Near Southside Fort Worth in what I call soma (south main) our friends own small businesses here, and they are some of the most creative and kind people around! Food, Drinks, Coffee, and a warm Ftw smile is a must to consume and share here.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My dearest love Annalise Mitchell deserves the shoutout of all shoutouts. This wonderful and courageous woman faces life head on, and adventurously navigates moments in the most gracious and beautiful ways. She has been my rock and my number one in the valleys and on the mountains. She is a humble and talented being. Her writing and singing ability is something to be admired, and I am a blessed man to have a front row seat to her artistic beauty.

Website: blainemitchellmusic.com

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Image Credits
Brady Mitchell Mickimoon

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