EMILY BARKER

 

An award-winning singer-songwriter, Emily Barker is best known as the writer and performer of the theme to the BBC’s hugely successful crime drama Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh. She has released music as a solo artist as well as with various bands and collaborations including The Red Clay Halo, Vena Portae, Marry Waterson and Applewood Road – the latter with whom she released a remarkable album of original songs recorded live around a single microphone –  dubbed “flawless” by The Sunday Times. Emily has written for film, including composing the soundtrack for Jake Gavin’s lauded debut feature Hector starring Peter Mullan and Keith Allen.