The Shy / Bio

The Shy has been a staple in the Detroit area music scene for over 30 years, making it one of the longest tenured acts in Metropolitan Detroit. The current trio featuring Decker, Sack, and Livernois has been together for 18 of those 30 years and, during this time, has enjoyed a string of successes, which date back to late the 1990s when they recorded "All That Matters" in Nashville, Tennessee and in 2004, the band's military tribute single "Thank You Jo(e)" was sent all over the world to troops serving our great country. The Shy continues to work with Nashville based John Jaszcz, a noted Grammy winning mix engineer & producer (Kirk Franklin, Wynonna, Collective Soul, Parliament, SONICFLOOD, Bootsy Collins - to name just a few). Jaszcz has been an important ingredient in The Shy's success, dating back to the 1980s.

Through the simple love of playing music, Decker, Sack, and Livernois continue to press on with new material. Visit the band's download page for access to their catalog of music that spans 30 years with nearly fifty original compositions.

General Info

Band Members
Larry Decker - Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Mike Sackey - Drums, Backing Vocals, Bob Livernois - Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals
Artist Name
The Shy
Profile Page
Active Since
Rock / Pop Rock / Rock

Contact Info

Troy, MI

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