Being in New York, Lisa received a warm welcome from the underground electronic community, and released her first single written by DJ Smash. The title “Makin’ Love Makin’ Music,” was released in 1995 on New Breed Records. Other independent labels also featured her vocals such as DJ Wally and Swingsett’s “Dog Leg Left” on Ubiquity Records, and her first major hit in the UK, “If I Could” on Sirkus Records. A few years later she teamed up with Jay Denes, Dave Boonshoft, and Bruno Ybarra of Naked Music Recordings. Her writing partner and producer Dave Warrin collaborated with Jay Denes to create, “You are Love” and one of her most popular songs, “Always.” “Always,” earned her global acclaim that even the pop queen herself, Madonna mentioned the song as being, “so cool” in an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine in 2001. In 2005 she released her debut album Cherry with producers and co-writers Jay Denes, Dave Warrin, and Eric Stamile.
Lisa Shaw’s music is featured on a broad spectrum of genres ranging from Deep House and Downtempo to Drum & Bass and Broken Beat. She’s been featured on albums with King Britt, QBurns Abtsract Message.