Fresh off his 2007 world tour, Sharif immediately returned to the studio to begin work on his 3rd release, "Kisses and Lies." Recording in various studios on the East Coast, Sharif was thrilled to collaborate with many of his favorite musicians and songwriters. Some of the musicians appearing on Sharif's latest release include: Rhett Miller from the Old 97's Jon Graboff from Ryan Adams' Cardinals Tim Bradshaw from John Mayer & David Gray's bands Mark Goldenberg from Jackson Browne & Brett Dennen's bands Stewart Myers from Jason Mraz and Liz Phair's bands "Kisses and Lies" documents Sharif's tumultuous life over the past 6 months, with themes ranging from marriage to addiction to love to suicide. With the help of legendary songsmith Desmond Child (Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, etc), Sharif was able to capture the raw emotion of each song, to create a catchy, clever and captivating record. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.