In 2013 Jesse Schertz was the first CreatiVets veteran to go through the songwriting program. With the help of songwriters Rob Blackledge and Noll Billings of BlackJack Billy, “Until It Feels Like Home” was written.
“Until It Feels Like Home” will be the first single released by Creativets in a new series honoring veterans and raising awareness around veteran suicide. On the 20th of every month, a new single will be released, each telling the story of someone who went through the Creativets program. “Until It Feels Like Home” is set to be released on February 20, 2021 in partnership with Big Machine Label Group Creativets created this series to honor those affected by suicide in the veteran community. Statistics show that there are about 20 veteran suicides per month. “Until It Feels Like Home” truly captures what a veteran goes through and allows listeners to understand as well as put themselves in their shoes.
BlackJack Billy has an incredible storytelling voice that is able to be captured in “Until It Feels Like Home.” Jesse’s story was able to be captured through the lyrics and vocals of BlackJack Billy. “Until It Feels Like Home” will be sure to not only move you but also give you the feeling of you being in the room hearing the stories being told.