Mitchell Froom started his career as a session player noted for his keyboard ability. He released his solo debut "The Key of Cool" in 1984. His breakthrough as producer was Crowded House's self-titled debut. From 1992 to 2002 Froom had a partnership with the engineer Tchad Blake, that lasted over his period with Suzanne Vegan, and resulted in Mitchell Froom's second album "Dopamine" (1998). Froom released "A Thousand Days" in 2005.
As a session musician, or producer, Froom worked with
Peter Case, Richard Thompson, Paul McCartney, Neil Finn,
Tim Finn, The Crowded House, Maria McKee, Los Lobos,
Cibo Matto, Ron Sexsmith, Elvis Costello, The Corrs,
Laurie Anderson, Sheryl Crow, The Del Fuegos, Peter
Gabriel, Latin Playboys, Randy Newman, Roy Orbison,
Pearl Jam, Joan Osborne, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Vonda
Shepard, Rick Springfield, Michelle Shocked.