Pronouncing "ch" sound in german?

i have heard "ch" being pronounced like the english "sh" (like the word diSH in english) in a few german songs. i listen to allot of tokio hotel, and i also hear them talking in interviews and so on, and they always pronounce it as "sh". a friend of mine who learned german years ago... show more i have heard "ch" being pronounced like the english "sh" (like the word diSH in english) in a few german songs. i listen to allot of tokio hotel, and i also hear them talking in interviews and so on, and they always pronounce it as "sh".
a friend of mine who learned german years ago told me that i was saying it wrong and that it was accually pronounced as a "k" sound?
is it only "ich" "dich" "nicht" that have the "sh" sound? or are there different ways of saying it?
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