Tony Mitchell is best known as being the singer songwriter & fronting the 90s classic rock band Kiss of the Gypsy, signed to Atlantic Records USA & Warner Chappell.
They toured the UK & states with their debut album & high energy live shows to great acclaim. Songs such as ‘Whatever It Takes‘, ‘Take This Old Heart‘, ‘From The Dirt‘ & ‘No Prize For the Loser‘ are still melodic rock classics to this day.
Mitchell has sang for Rick Wakeman on the album ‘Return To The Centre Of The Earth‘ with Ozzy Osbourne, Trevor Rabin etc. Sang & played guitar for Alice Cooper, Jon Anderson, Alan Parsons Project, Tony Hadley & It Bites on the British Rock Symphony South American tour 2000 & singer/guitarist for Stealers Wheel. He has spent years writing & recording for various bands, artists, TV & media, also releasing albums with Kingdom Of Deadmen & early solo albums.
Mitchell was also the singer songwriter for Melodic Rock/AOR band Dirty White Boyz with their 2016 album release, ‘Down & Dirty‘ including the singles ‘All In The Name of Rock n Roll‘, ‘Hanging On A Heartache‘, ‘Ride With Angels‘ & ‘Dynamite‘.
In 2018, Mitchell released his solo album ‘Beggars Gold‘ to rave reviews with dynamic tracks such as ‘Playing With Fire‘, ‘What You Make It‘ (featuring Dante Fox’s Sue Willetts), ‘Take A Look At Me Now‘, ‘Never Say Die‘ & the poignant ‘Beggars Gold‘.
2020 saw Mitchell release his most successful album to date via AOR Heaven, ‘Church Of A Restless Soul‘ that featured the duet with Danny Vaughn, ‘Mighty Fall‘, the uplifting ‘Living On The Run‘, the heart wrenching ‘I Believe In Angels‘ & the ever catchy ‘Electric‘ to great acclaim.
Nearly two years on, Tony Mitchell releases his third & most ambitious album to date, ‘Hot Endless Summer Nights‘ which predominately has an 80’s retrowave flavour. He draws on the experiences he had in the USA in the late 80’s.
Mitchell spent several months travelling coast to coast taking in the sights, sounds & overall American culture & always said it was a massive influence on his songwriting.
Musicians on this album feature:
Miles Meakin (Midnite City/Life Of A Hero) – Lead Guitars
Nigel Bailey (3 Lions/Dirty White Boyz) – Bass & Backing Vocals
Eddie Antony (Mitchell/Kingdom Of Deadmen) – Drums & Percussion
Daniel Sings (No Hard Feelings/Whyte Lies) – Saxophone
The Rogues Gallery Rock Choir (Mitchell) – Backing Vocals
Tony Mitchell – Vocals, Guitars & Keyboards.