I Prevail was formed in late 2013. Shortly after, the band began working on their first EP. On December 1, 2014, the band posted a cover of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" to YouTube. It peaked at number 90 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 23 on the US Mainstream Rock Songs chart. As of March 2018, the video has received over 43 million views. On December 10, 2014 the band released the first two singles from the EP "Love, Lust, and Liars" and "The Enemy." The band released their debut EP, Heart Vs. Mind, on January 26, 2015.