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.
Mid tempo pop ballad.
Sweet female vocal turns emotional. Sad 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. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Ballad
Aggressive soulful pop.
Guy gets frustrated while indecisive gal juggles him and another. Gives ultimatum. Sounds like a song Justin Timberlake would cover. Emotional vocal with harmonies reminiscent of Prince. Male Vocals, RnB, Groove
Fun young urban feel, slight reggae.
Takes one to know one theme. Hot girl is caught, identified as a player, by the guy she's been seeing. He knows because he's another player. Since both fess up, he wants to continue, both knowing what they are. Male Vocals, RnB, Groove
Indie rock, encompasses arrays of emotions. Tribute to someone we lost.
Though mostly celebrating their memory or great times we shared with them, imprinted in our mind's like an indelible photograph. Male Vocals, Rock, Modern Rock
Uplifting pop ballad, gospel flavor. Patience is a gift.
Young gal waits for love to come, as anything great, including nature's wonders, took time. Super for film or even live Broadway. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Broadway
Contemporary r&b/pop with sparse but sweet vocal. It's the little things that make her love you.
She lists the cute idiosyncrasies, quirks and wonderful qualities about you that she can't live without. The way you wear your clothes, your funny mirror pose ... Female Vocals, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Rock anthem. You may not like where you are but ... you gotta love it.
About being stuck with others, competing; the reward is experiencing trying, despite whether you like things going on around you. Optimistic message to walk away treasuring the "having been there".
Perfect for film/show G, Female Vocals, Rock, Pop Rock
Touching country pop. Love that slipped by or one that got away you will never forget. She never stopped thinking about you and wonders if you even slightly remember her, since time separates people and people do change. Old flames never burn out.
Good for reflecting, a reunion, rekindling, meet, Female Vocals, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
Sweet, serene number. Wise gal wonders why he gets along great with her yet she is perplexed why he never stays for too long. It's a mystery why he's only in and out of her life. Then it sadly hits her... he has someone else. Female Vocals, RnB, RnB Ballads
Hip hop groove, rags to riches. Starting out struggling, having nothing and staying together and succeeding! Thus guy appreciates your sticking with him, making sure you now have everything.
Good for comedy two go through extreme hardship, finally make it. Male Vocals, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Fun, mid tempo with 2010 Prince or Maxwell vibe. Guy waits outside the club ladies room for one gal, meets tons of other hot ones while he waits, ending up in... trouble. Though he recommends hanging out there. Cute number for fun club scene. Male Vocals, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Melancholy ballad love lost. Guy reminisces, looking around his empty place now that she's left, cleaning him out. All he wants her to leave behind is her love.
Music reminiscent of Babyface. Intro speaking, Male Vocals, RnB, RnB Pop
Ethereal mystical r&b beat. Relationship is a revolving door, going in circles, nowhere, only repeating itself. One wants it to to end.
Emotional haunting vocal, slight Luther Vandross feel. Male Vocals, RnB, Soul music
Heartfelt, soft rock ballad.
When another makes a significant difference in your life and you hope they will remember you half as much as you will them.
Good for scenes about role models, mentors, significant loves, strangers who left an impact. Can also be interpreted as a May December roma, Male Vocals, Rock, Melodic Rock
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
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.
Co-written with legendary D. Appell. Male Vocals, RnB, RnB Ballads
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
Anthem, midtempo rock pop. When we're desperate to win back lost love. This frustrated gal confesses she calls and hangs up to hear him breathe. Compelling and emotional; about little things we do to win back love, desperately not giving up. Could also be strong for Macy Gray, Kelly Clarkson, Female Vocals, Rock, 80s Rock
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 and not budging until they're safely home. Beautiful theme song. Female Vocals, Pop, Easy Listening
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
Uptempo like Stephanie Mills or Lisa Stansfield. Celebration of significant another. "You" song.
A woman thanks her man for his wonderful qualities, dedicating all her love to him. Beautiful, soul felt lyrics expressing eternal love. Female Vocals, RnB, Groove
70's pop rock feel reminds you of "The Band'. One bad trip when your partner leaves but clever lyric begins.
Sad, you go upstairs, do drugs, don't come down, realize truth your love left - still don't come down.
Double entendres on "coming down", alluding to life, love lost and drugs. Instrumental, Rock, 60s Rock
Hallucinogenic funk jam, reminiscent of early Prince. Sexual innuendo and word play, as this guy wants her to "do him right"; staying with him and not leaving open to interpretation.
Desire, wanting and longing. Male Vocals, Dance, Experimental
Dance pop, slight latin flair.
One walks out on the other. Gal knows she's in trouble, as her man heads out the door for good.
Performed by S. Carr former lead singer of Will To Power. Female Vocals, Pop, Pop Music
Urban mid tempo. Opportunity comes once, so guys make your move or you're gonna miss that moment. This is the case with this pompous gal. She let's guy who walked past her know all he missed and what he could be doing now with her. Female Vocals, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Massive soulful funk jam. Assertive gal wants to be pleased.
Woman says its the heat of the night so ... since she doesn't want to say goodnight, and has an aggressive, naughty side, there's only one thing to do. Female Vocals, RnB, Neo-Soul
Sweet ballad, reminiscent of contemporary Walt Disney.
Wishes come true, as young girl feels an array of emotions when you're around her. Everything's new and possible. You're special. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Tender music
Upbeat rock blues. Teaches self worth/esteem, not to buy into philosophies from those that like to drag us down.
Get those bad thoughts out of your head. Don't believe or be influenced by negative opponents. Stay upbeat as we are what we believe.
Fun song good for teens. Male Vocals, Rock, Boogie Rock
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. Female Vocals, Pop, Power Pop
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