Crystal Sunshine A self taught singer/songwriter/ pianist, has a musical style all her own... "I'm not really sure what to call my style" laughs Sunshine. "It ranges everything from blues, jazz, rock, Gothic yaw name it!" "Maybe I'll name it' 'Bluesgothical' new word Adjective: (bloos'gath'ik'al) In low spirits; portentously gloomy or horrifying. 'Laughs Sunshine'. Sunshine was always fascinated with the piano and music starting at a very young age. I remember always hearing my older brothers listening to hard rock and loving it and always dreaming of being a rock-star. I was so happy to get my first tape, being Barbie and the rockers, Laughs Sunshine. I used to always play around on my grandmothers piano, at a young age, not knowing what the hell I was doing, but I knew I was having fun! Crystal Sunshine grew up in a middle class family In Houston Texas, moved to Lake Jackson Texas around the age 10. "I was always a bored restless kid; always feeling like a misfit, getting picked on and shoved around" says Sunshine. "I used to always sit in the back of the class, with my head phones in middle school and be listening to Guns and Roses or Metallica,then as I got older, I discovered Tori Amos and it all made sense. Seeing her and hearing that redhead, I was blown away and wished I could do that. Also Jeff Buckley's voice is just heaven and really influenced me a lot! I was influenced by a lot of darker music too, like Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn Manson. I really had to be a Marilyn Manson fan due to the fact that we come from the same gene pool, we share, the same grandfather. "Right now, I'm totally digging on Mike Patton, that mans voice should be cloned! Sunshine started really writing and performing her first songs at the age of 16. "I've been doing this for years boys and girls" laughs Sunshine "It's been a long processed of learning and growing, and finding my inner voice" Sunshine says. "It's sometimes hard to be heard in such a noisy world!" "Everything sounds the same, when it comes to a lot of music." Sunshine's personality; is of a laid back kind humors nature. "I love to laugh and make others laugh" Sunshine playing gigs in her home town, to Georgia, to New Orleans, entering talent contest when younger. To striking up a long friendship with producer and CEO of Showtime Records, Harold McFatter. This is Crystal Sunshine's debut album released on Showtime Records with the album title "Nephilim Blood". (Nephilim-are offspring of human and angels mentioned in the bible) "I have always been fascinated with the idea of haft human haft angelic beings" says Sunshine. There is a theory that people with RH bloodare "Nephilims". I really don't want people to know too much about me... I do music ...It has saved my life! "One day you will figure out what a weirdo I am". Awards and Charts 'Sweet Goodbye';(a tribute to the late Jeff Buckley)is now featured on the Official Jeff Buckley website. Please go to the Official Jeff Buckley website/news to review this Distinguished Honor. Angel Dust Public Relations Artist of the Month Oct. 2008 GarageBand Chart: 'The Haunting' cut #7 charted #52 on Experimental Rock Aug 2008 'The Haunting' cut #7 Awarded Track of the Day on 2 Sep 2008 in Experimental Rock Best Female Vocals in Experimental Rock, week of 25 Aug 2008 Best Female Vocals in Experimental Rock, week of 8 Sep 2008 Best Female Vocals in Experimental Rock, week of 22 Sep 2008 Best Production in Experimental Rock, week of 25 Aug 2008 Best Mood in Experimental Rock, week of 22 Sep 2008.