Shari Verona, the writer/producer behind Verona Music, joined ASCAP at the age of 18, with three songs signed to Lovey Music and record label Philadelphia International offering her a production contract at age 20. Now with BMI, this dynamo has co-written with a Who’s Who of old school and new, working with over 500 artists. Partners have included a Grammy member of 2Live Crew. Verona Music's credits include Yves St. Laurent, King Jeep Renault jingles, a theme song for a reality pilot, Mr. Honesty, Songs for Sony Music, plus placements in films Cabin In Time and Lost Everything.
Verona Music has songs on Sony and Curb Records, and has had songs recorded by the legendary Delfonics and Rapper Lil E, who was distributed by Warner Brothers. Verona Music obtained worldwide distribution deals for clients with both large and small promotional budgets. Much of Verona Music's catalog has been licensed for TV shows, films, artists and commercials.
Funky sophisticated dance r&b. Short groove as background, fun upbeat in nature. Good for segue evoking positive feel or time. Good for tv or radio as snippet. Live playing. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Groove
Pop rock ala Melissa Etheridge. About paybacks or destiny.
Poor girl is stood up, waiting for you. Crying, she heads out, makes the best of it, and meets guy of her dreams. Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith FairCaution: Mature Lyrics
Exciting Pop rock, fast moving with heartfelt lyric. When the other doesn't care to know us on the inside.
Gal had great lover, pained that all she was to him was superficial affair. The best part he never got to know. "My Heart and Soul".
Could be hit for pop/rock female artist. Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair
White lies to others.
Can be humorous, for a buddy movie. Two comrades or cons used to lying to others reveal themselves to each other.
Two of a kind-birds of feather liars. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Groove
Female Power pop rock; Macy Gray or Tina Turner feel. Woman laments giving herself, her devotion and love to one man and now having one thing to show for it. Lost time. Sweet then aggressive vocal. Performed by R. Kat. Female Vocals, Pop, Power Pop
Female rock pop. About materialistic pretentious phonies; superficial greedy. This girl doesn't need fancy luxurious cars or money; she just wants your love; the real thing. Performed by B. Burbank, Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair
Serious heartfelt ballad. Loyally waiting for your love who has gone off on a mission, whether for work, to war, or to confront unknown situations or danger. Waiting uncertain, for your hero, until they're safely home. Beautiful theme song. Female Vocals, Pop, Easy Listening
Simplistic sweet ballad w/ Crystal Gayle/every day girl type vocal that intensifies. When your significant other inspires you and keeps ya going just by being themselves. For your muse. Performed by "Letty". Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Ballad with background falsetto reminiscent of boy bands in the past. Second chances in love. This time around will be better. This new and improved boy has transformed, now vows his love to you like never before. He really wants to be the only one. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Stunning ballad. Worldly man realizes he has seen the splendor of all seven wonders. What takes his breath away is this woman whom he considers the eight wonder. Harmonies and falsettos reminiscent of the Ojays, Temptations. Performed by vocalist D. Harrell. Male Vocals, Pop, Easy Listening
Kelly Clarkson or Hillary Duff drive. Black or white no grey area.
Some things in life are implied without saying; givens that occur without thought, friendship, sun rising, birds flying and ... this gal's love for you.
Celebration of all the things taken for granted in life treasured. Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair
Sassy pop rock. Impatient female who's been lusting over man, is ready to give in. Assertive, she lets him know he's headed for love when she's through. Sensuous, hot, with driving funk. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Groove
Mid tempo pop ballad. Sweet female vocal turns emotional. Sad single gal reminisces over her ended relationship. Alone at a table for two, she wonders how in this land of plenty tonight, there's one more broken heart. Beautiful background vocals. Performed by M. May. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
1990's ballad flair of Peabo Bryson with jazz inflections. Sparrows in trees come out from hiding when she walks by. This one's filled with picturesque images of that special one. In appreciation of that special one that's yours. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Adult oriented dance groove, slight latin flair. One walks out, leaves other in hot water without them. Gal knows she's in trouble, as her man heads out the door for good. Performed by S. Carr. (formerly of Epic records), Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Music
1980's duet ballad, about two wanting to try again and not give up.
For a scene requiring the song sung as if from everyday folks; as if it could be any couple singing it, including inter-racial. Mixed Vocals, Pop, Easy Listening
Hip hop dance. Her guy is hanging with his friends at the strip cub checking out all the loose pole girls. But this gal is just as hot, so why are you looking? Fun boys night out number. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Groove
Bright pop with sweet vocal. Young romance but only one feels the sparks. Close doesn't count with love. Bell-synth keyboards and drums. Smitten girl feels boy is within her reach but wishes they were not so far away from romance. Performed by E. Michaels. Female Vocals, Pop, Tween Pop
Whimsical midtempo with bluesy vocal. Man falling in love, compares that splendid feeling to falling from Cloud Nine. Sounds like Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, Bil Medley. Colorful. descriptive. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Groove
Piano mid tempo ballad. Don't be discouraged if you try and don't succeed. Believe we can do anything we set out to do or accomplish. It's all within you when you believe in yourself. Performed by M Takeda. Female Vocals, Pop, Tween Pop
Pop beat. Confronts relationship abuse. Bold lyrics. Victim treated badly by ex verbalizes she won't allow it to happen again. Advises others if you love yourself don't tolerate it. At times disturbing, thought provoking, honest. Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair
Uptempo driving electric rock about groovin, jammin', movin. Letting loose, having fun, going all the way. Enjoy the music no matter if you're into reggae, punk or rock n roll. Also travel, chase, anything upbeat where you kick it into drive. Performed by M. Carpenter, Male Vocals, Pop, Power Pop
Pop, dramatic Britney Spears type mid tempo. Don't judge book by cover or underestimate others. This girl does not want to be typecast by looks. Those who underestimate will be surprised. About inner beauty rather than looks. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Music
Simplistic pop. Girl next door; not materialistic, doesn't care where she is, what's happening around her as long as she's with you! Film soundtrack theme song or sounds like it should be a hit. Sounds like Bangles. Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair
Sweet pop/r&b teen ballad. First love. Girl who is ecstatic to meet this boy, compares his love to math equations. For after school special, teen film. Performed W. Moede, Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
1980's cheery dance number. Gal's guy works late shift. But when he arrives at midnight each night, ooh wee... This midnight love affair gets started. She gets through the days because he's worth the wait. And love comes never too late. Performed by M. May. Female Vocals, Pop, 80's Pop
Emotional ballad reminiscent of big boy bands. About missing that special one or being stood up. This guy has the night perfectly planned; chilled wine, roses in a vase, music steaks cooking, table set for two, candles lit, fireplace. The only thing he's missing is you. Performed by R. Carungcong. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Just when all is going right, even your personal goals and dreams are shattered, as your relationship is over. At least that's what it feels like. Sweet vocal; indie rock. Female Vocals, Pop, Acoustic Pop
Emotional, rock pop ballad number with compelling lyric, as a woman pleads to the one she loves to quit hurting her, not immune to pain.
For anyone who wants someone to stop causing them pain or harm. Sound-wise, reminiscent of Joss Stone or Melissa Etheridge. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Young boy sings about waiting to find first love, explaining, like all natures wonders, all great things take time. Big pop soulful ballad, inspiring to all. Positive message about patience. Childrens Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
dance/pop. Gal wises up to Romeo cheater who wants her to call. Sizing this player up, "I already got your number", no thanks. Plays on words. Dynamic vocal. performed by B. Tomey. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Music
Mature ballad, in hindsight of love. Delaying a relationship that needs to end. This procrastinator has to write it down on a things to do list, knowing he'll never get over you once it's done. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Classic pop ballad. Open to life and love.. that never comes. This gal has been all around the world, witnessed every kind of low and high, found all kinds of friends, yet can't find love when you need it most again. Co-written with legendary D. Appell. Female Vocals, Pop, 80's Pop
Upbeat teen pop. Great feeling, joyful whirlwind song. She met you recently and though she can't wait to see you again, she will, knowing good things come to those who wait. Pure, innocent. Patience. Performed by B. Tomey. Female Vocals, Pop, Tween Pop
Standard, timeless ballad for love story or even Broadway. When you suddenly start seeing things - rainbow colored. Then realize it's love. Co written with legendary D. Appell. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Upbeat mature. AOR dance groove. Sassy, confident gal assures man she's gonna get to him and will climb the highest mountain if she has to. Watch out. She's coming after your love. Performed by former Epic recording artist S. Carr. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Groove
Joe Cocker type mid tempo ballad. Hopeless man tells ex that she'd witness a miracle in him - if she returned. Second chance transformation theme. Performed by B. Prescott. Male Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
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