SoShy (born Deborah Sarah Epstein; September 14, 1982) is a French-born American singer and songwriter.
She was born Deborah Sarah Epstein in Paris, France, on September 14, 1986, to a French-Argentine-Italian mother and a French father of Russian-Jewish ancestry. Her early childhood was spent in New York City and Los Angeles.
SoShy, who began singing in clubs at the age of fifteen, started to work with Lone, a French writer/producer in 2003, and from there signed a deal with Sony Music/Daylight. Since signing, SoShy has traveled the world for her debut album, co-writing with artists including BloodShy, Sam Waters, Walter Turbitt, Mark Ronson, Cool and Dre, Steve Kipner, Estelle, Jim Beanz, Michelle Bell, Kovas, Novel and more. She was also featured at the 2005 and 2007 MUSEXPO music conferences.
SoShy co-wrote with Ryan Tedder "Strike the Match" for the ECHO Music Awards nominated German all-female pop band Monrose .
"Appetite for Love" was written in Gunnersbury, London in 2004 with former members of the rock group Rising Times and producer Guz Lally after songwriting stalwart Wayne Hector declined the session. The title was paraphrased from the hard rock group Guns N' Roses' debut album.
In addition, she wrote a song for the American pop rock singer Chris Cornell on his new album Scream. Also in 2009 she wrote the song "Elvis", sang by the Belgian group Leki & The Sweet Mints.
SoShy was signed to Timbaland's Mosley Music Group/Interscope/Universal Music Group.She can be heard on "Morning After Dark" which she co-wrote, the first single from Timbaland's 2009 album Shock Value II. Her single "Dorothy" was featured on the FIFA 10 soundtrack and her song "The Way I" was featured on The Official Soundtrack of FIFA 06. They soon after intensively promoted the hit single by performing live on TV for the MTV MUSIC AWARDS, CONAN O'BRIEN Tonight Show, followed by many live shows, such as House of Blues Los Angeles, and throughout the world also.
She is currently signed to Sphere Musique/eOne Music. Her debut album is scheduled to be released this spring 2013 worldwide.