Joshua Harrell

Joshua Harrell

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"The beats are good and juicy, making it hearty dance floor material, and (Joshua) Harrell's voice is sunny and playful...Never in my wildest...dreams would I expect the mix of disco, soul and electronica that is Joshua Harrell to come out of Atlanta, Georgia." - Kai K. Andersen, DaKine Magazine

Biography

Joshua Harrell began recording his first EP, Johnny Be Happy, in the winter of 2005. This was also his first time as a songwriter and producer.

The 2006 Johnny Be Happy EP is an eclectic collection of songs inspired by the rhythm of Joshua's life. He wrote the title track, “Johnny Be Happy”, and “Sanctuary” as well as covering the Siouxsie and the Banshee's classic, “Peek-A-Boo”. Three unique remixes of the title track, remixed by Globoy, were included to round out Joshua's love for 80's synth-pop and lush layered electronica.

On July 3, 2007 Joshua released his second cd of all original music, Brighter Day. The album has a strong vibe of techno, soul, R&B, jazz, synth-pop and even a little disco, resulting in a unique sound all its own. The album starts off with “Dance Floor”, an upbeat urban dance track, and moves you right into “Enemy”, a torn love song of sorts. “Touch My Body”, definitely the most sensual track, makes you want to do just that. The title track, “Brighter Day”, is about the vulnerable search for understanding and refuge in another's arms. Joshua has a way of melding all these genres into one smooth, clean, sexy sound that will bring you closer to expressing your own emotional world.

All of Joshua's music can be found on iTunes as well as retailers all over the world.

Photos, song samples and more can be found on Joshua's website at: www.joshuaharrell.com.

Lyrics

Enemy

Written By: D. Koen/J. Harrell/M. Strelecki

I'm not your enemy
I'm not your enemy

I'm not your enemy

Can't disguise what hides behind
Silent sighs and Valentine's
Always spinning round my head
All the words that have been said
Waged a war no one can win
I go to bed alone again

I'm not your enemy
I'm not your enemy

The games been set the points are scored
I don't want you anymore
I can't love you for the good
I can't love you for the flaws
You broke my heart
You broke my love
Go on slam another door
I can't take this anymore

It's killing you
It's killing me
All the space that comes between
Bitter sweet I see the end
I've lost my love
I've lost my friend

I am not your enemy
I'm not your enemy

Resentment rises deep inside
Can't we make it all rewind
My house no longer is my home
Your crumbs of love don't feed my soul
Always waiting for your turn
Go the towels no been thrown
Heavy hearted, heavy words
Leave the damn thing on the floor

The games been set
The points are scored
I don't want you anymore
I can't love you for the good
I can't love you for the flaws
You broke my heart
You broke my love
Go on slam another door
I can't take this anymore

It's killing you
It's killing me
All the space that comes between
Bitter sweet I see the end
I've lost my love
I've lost my friend

I am not your enemy
I'm not your enemy

Bitter sweet I see the end
I've lost my love
I've lost my friend

I am not your enemy
I'm not your enemy

It's killing you
It's killing me
All the space that comes between
Bitter sweet I see the end

I am not your enemy
I'm not your enemy

Brighter Day (Mello Dope Remix)

Written By: D. Craig/G. Smith

I'm looking for a brighter day
Some place where we can hide away
Spread my wings and fly away

I'm looking for a better place
Some where safe where I can get away
Gonna find myself brighter day

I never had it good
But I know you did the best you could
Daddy's gone
You cared for me just like a mother should
I knew you would

So now I'm

I'm looking for a brighter day
Some place where we can hide away
Spread my wings and fly away

Where wishes do come true

I'm looking for a better place
Some where safe where I can get away
Gonna find myself brighter day

And bring it back to you

I didn't understand
But now I know you had a better plan
You gave your all
You never let me fall
And now I owe it all to you

So now I'm

I'm looking for a brighter day
Some place where we can hide away
Spread my wings and fly away

Where wishes do come true

I'm looking for a better place
Some where safe where I can get away
Gonna find myself brighter day

And bring it back to you

I'm looking for someone
Can I find my space in you and you and you

I'm looking for someone
Will I find my place in you and you and you

I'm looking for someone
Can I find my space in you and you and you

I'm looking for someone
Will I find my place it's true
It's you, it's you

I'm looking for a brighter day
Some place where we can hide away
Spread my wings and fly away

I'm looking for a better place
Some where safe where I can get away
Gonna find myself brighter day

I'm looking for a brighter day
Some place where we can hide away
Spread my wings and fly away

I'm looking for a better place
Some where safe where I can get away
Gonna find myself brighter day

Spread my wings and fly away

I'm looking for someone

I'm looking for a brighter day

Dreaming

Written By: D. Craig/J. Harrell/M. Appelbaum

Dreaming
Dreaming of your wave crashing over me
I'm dreaming
Oh loving you it comes so easily

I know you're going
And that's to be accepted
But that won't stop my mind
From thinking of you always

Forever and ever...

Dreaming
I'm keeping my heart warm with memories
I'm dreaming
I'll dream about how good you feel to me
Dreaming
There's no place in the world I'd rather be
I'm dreaming, yeah
You take my heart with you baby don't leave

I know you're going
And that's to be accepted
But that won't stop my mind
From thinking of you always

I miss you
I wish you didn't have to go
I'd give anything just hear you say again
I love you

Forever and ever...

I'll keep dreaming
And I don't want to wake up
Dreaming
With you I finally found my place

Sanctuary

Written By: J. Harrell/Europa

Sail away in bliss
In the protection of a kiss
This heart is now your home
My love has grown and grown

Come through these doors
Live within these walls
The glow of the fire within
Wraps you up as I take you in

Dark is the sun
Over powered by the moon
Slowly I give in
As I taste of you

Taste of you

Quiet are we now
While we watch this flame
Dancing to our breath
In the sacred place

My sanctuary
Who I am
Where I live
Where I am safe

My sanctuary
All of me.

Touch My Body

Written By: D. Craig/G. Smith/T. Sutton/J. Harrell/J. Banner

Friday night, hit the spot
Let me see your body body
Club is jumpin, damn its hot
Let me see your body body
See you coming closer to me
Satisfaction gauranteed
Let me see your body body

Let me see you get on the floor
I want to feel your body close

Touch my body
Touch my body
Let me see you touch my body

My body is getting hot
And I'm ready for you to touch my body
Your body it feels so right
Go ahead and
Go ahead and touch my body

Bodies moving to the beat
Let me see your body body
Soakin wet head to feet
Let me see your body body
Feel your body up and down
Let me see your body body
Round and round we go
Let me see your body body

Let me see you get on the floor
I want to feel your body close

Touch my body
Touch my body
Let me see you touch my body

My body is getting hot
And I'm ready for you to touch my body
Your body it feels so right
Go ahead and
Go ahead and touch my body

My body is getting hot
And I'm ready for you to touch my body
Your body it feels so right
Go ahead and
Go ahead and touch my body

Let me see your body body

Disco Sex Angel

Discography

2007 Brighter Day

2007 Johnny Be Happy: remastered EP

2006 Johnny Be Happy EP

Set List

Typical Set List (Varies by Venue)

Peek-A-Boo
Johnny Be Happy
Sweet Nothings
Touch My Body
I Don't Know Why I Love You
I'm Not Your Enemy
Brighter Day

Generally a 30 minute set.