Sharmian

Sharmian

BandCountryGospel

Her roots are in gospel,explaning her rich, powerful song styling in her own created GOD given way, she can also wrap her voice around ballad or an up-tempo country song or any genre of music for the matter with the same fervor.

Biography

Not only an accomplished songwriter, having written such prolific songs, Sharmian has proven to Music City that she is also a show-stopping singer with an incredible stage presence and personality, by belting out huge ballads that bring the crowds to their feet. Born in Trenton, Michigan, Sharmian moved at the young age of six to Southern California, where she acquired most of her music abilities and then traveled to Nashville, Tennessee as a young adult to pursue her dream in Country Music and has now accomplished to become a known name in Nashville.

Being no stranger to the business of music, Sharmian has taken her experience and ventured also into management, and production and she has currently launched her own label, just simply ‘making it happen’, as she quotes, “if you want something done, you got to do it yourself!” She also wowed radio audiences with her past weekly internet radio show entitled “Please squeeze the Sharmian into your day!” Her peers have certainly taken notice. Country Music Legend Mel McDaniel commented on her radio show that “she is one of the greatest voices in the business”.

Sharmian’s roots are in Gospel, explaining her rich, powerful song styling, in her own created GOD given way, she can also wrap her voice around a ballad or an up-tempo Country song or any genre of music for that matter with the same fervor. She has worked with her late husband Estill Sowards, who she toured with all over the country, promoting Country Award Winner, John Michael Montgomery, known for many hits like “I Swear”, “I Can Love You Like That” “I Love The Way You Love Me” “Life’s A Dance” and also Country’s Award Winning Duo Montgomery/Gentry known for many hits like “Hillbilly Shoes”, “Daddy Wont Sell The Farm” , “Lonely And Gone” , and “HELL YEAH”. Estill has left her a legacy to live by, as she remembers his last words to her, “Baby….remember me… your first hit record”. She was the last face he saw, and he is the first face she sees in all her music and in all her endeavors “My husband is what completed me”, she states.

Sharmian became a hit on the popular Gospel show entitled “The Nashville Gospel Hour” and her show is still airing all around the world. She has traveled with Multi Dove Award Winner, Gospel’s Larrnelle Harris around the world, including Russia, where she sang at the Kremlin, and has sung the Gospel at cathedrals in Petersburg, the Ukraine and surrounding cities. She is known for her love for Gospel Music, and her writing abilities to express her love for her Creator, but that’s not the only music Sharmian loves, even though Gospel is at the top of the list, she sings the Blues, R&B, POP, COUNTRY, ROCK, and believe it or not she has been inspired to cut a HIP HOP album, yet to come, “I want to do it all!” she adds, “this is America, land of opportunity, its time Americans take advantage of it.”

Sharmian has written with premier song writers like the Great Don Goodman known for “Ring On Her Finger” cut by Reba McIntyre and Lee Greenwood. Tony George, who has released records like “It Ain’t Me” (Brooks & Dunn) and “Fallin’ In Love Again” (Colin Raye). She also wrote with David Lee who had hits like “1970 Something” cut by Mark Willis who credits Sharmian’s late husband for his writing successes, Hank Beach (who she refers to as her Nashville dad) and who wrote “You Lay a Whole Lot of Love on Me” recorded by Tom Jones, Con Hunley and Shania Twain and not to mention Nashville’s greatest Troy Martin, who’s known for #1 Hits like “Baby’s Gotten Good At Goodbye” (George Strait), “Not On Your Love” (Jeff Carson), “She Cant Say I Didn’t Cry” (Rick Trevino) just to name a few.

Her current single “Drank Myself To Bed” is #7 on Clear Channel Online Music &Radio and will go LIVE on Itunes July 8th, 2008. Her self- titled album will soon follow and be released nationwide through KES Music & Video Distribution as well as digitally through Itunes. The album is full of steel guitar crying its melody through every song, with up tempo’s that will cause one’s heart to skip a beat. Her ballads are written expressing her life’s experience through each song. Each single will leave you anticipating the following song.

This lady is doing it all. She is also in the midst of filming her new reality series, which focuses on the golden voice from Nashville who wants to make it in Hollywood. The story line on the reality show portrays this old fashioned American girl gifted with a beautiful voice, who has left Nashville and decided to show Hollywood what singing is really about. Her beauty -inside and out, her bigger than life personality, her music, and her simplicity in living, are what she will use to succeed in Tinsel Town.

Sharmian is also involved with charities and has traveled with World Vision to feed the hungry around the world, singing in many cathedrals, in all her travel with them. Sharmian, truly has a heart for people and hopes to open mental health c

Lyrics

I DRANK MYSELF TO BED

Written By: SHARMIAN/BOBBY DEAN

1 VERSE

WELL THE MAN I LOVE CAME ROLLIN INTO TOWN
HES ALWAYS GOTTA WAY OF LETTIN ME DOWN
JUST WHEN I THINK HE LOVES ME
HE TURNES RIGHT AROUND AND DUMPS ME
I THINK I DO HIM RIGHT BUT HES ALWAYS A DOIN ME WRONG

CHORUS

SO I DRANK MYSELF TO BED THEN I WOKE UP WITH A BOTTLE IN MY HAND, MY FOOT ON THE FLOOR AND AN ACKIN HEAD BECAUSE I DRANK MYSELF TO BED

2ND VERSE

I THANK ILL DRANK A LITTLE BIT OF HOMEMADE WINE
AND AWHOLE LOT OF EVERYTHING ELSE I CAN FIND IM GONNA DRANK HIM OFF MY MIND
RIGHT ON UP TO BED TIME
THEN AFTER A FEW ILL BE THRU WITH HIM FOR TONIGHT

BRIDGE

CANT BELIEVE IM SITTIN AROUND WAITIN ON HIM I SHOULD OUT ON THE TOWN, DRANKIN EM DOWN WOWNNNNN

HURRICANE

Written By: SHARMIAN

CHORUS

HURRICANE HURRICANE
YOUR BLOWIN THRU TOWN
HURRICANE HURRICANE
AND YOU MAKE A MESS OF EVERYTHING SOMEHOW BUT ILL SURVIVE YOU HURRICANE TURN IT

1 VERSE
HURRICANE HURRICANE
HERE YOU COME AGAIN AND I FEEL THE FURY OF THE WIND COMIN AROUND THE BEND, WELL I DONT NEED YOU ALABIES MESSIN UP MY MIND AND I DONT NEED YOUR HURRICANE TEARIN UP MY LIFE
HURRICANE, YOU'VE BLOWN IT
THIS TIME

SING CHORUS AGAIN

2ND VERSE

HURRICANE THIS AINT YOUR FIRST TIME
THE LAST TIME YOU CAME TO TOWN YOU CAME UP FROM BEHIND
BUT I TOOK COVER ON MY HEART, YOU MISSED ME BY A MILE
YOU THOUGHT THAT YOU COULD SWEEP ME OFF MY FEET WITH JUST A SMILE HURRICANE THIS TIME IT WONT FLY

SING CHORUS AGAIN

MY LAST REGRET

Written By: SHARMIAN

1st Verse

I"ve been lying here, thinkin about the day we met, the day forever was set, and how much time we've got left

I find myself crying my eyes out I gotta make you believe in me, without one dout

CHORUS

I'm gonna make the past, my last regret, because regrets, from my past, are to hard to forget

It doesnt matter whos right or wrong, tomorrows a brand new
sunset, I'm gonna make the past, my last regret

2nd Verse

I'm gona get up in the mornin, and pray, and thank god just for today, and find debts I have to pay

I find myself wanting to forgive, take my medicine everyday, and learn to live

Bridge
No there's nothing that I can do to repair trouble that i've givin you
Oh it hurts me to look back
Believe me it hurts me worse than it hurts you

CHRISTMAS IS DOWN HERE THIS YEAR

Written By: SHARMIAN

1st Verse
Well Christmas is here, and you are gone, and its time to face the facts that you moved on on on
Well here I am alone again, would you tell Santa Clause Where I am Baba

Chorus
Christmas is down here this year, and it will never be the same without you here, I try to smile but theres no Christmas Cheer, because Christmas is down ,Down here this year

2nd Verse
this time of year always reminds me of, the times we had and how we gave our love love love, well I know we'll have that chance again and I'll be glad, but until then

Bridge
their are no presents underneath the tree for you, except the memories of the things we use to do, down here theres nothing new because

Discography

I Drank Myself to Bed.. Can be heard on itunes.

Set List

Set is usually 45 mins to 1 1/2 hr set depending on request.