Emily Barker (born 1983 in Bridgetown, Western Australia) is an Australian songwriter and singer. In addition to a solo album "Photos. Fires. Fables.", she recorded two album as the-low-country. Currently she performs and records as Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo. As a teenager, Barker was known to sing heavy metal and soul covers at high-school assemblies. She first entered the British music scene via the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2002, where she appeared with Rob Jackson, Boo Hewerdine’s guitarist.