Mad Mackerel Recommends…Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

Mad Mackerel Recommends...Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo.

Almanac is the third album by Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo band. The album is soon to be given a full nationwide release on 14th November on Emily’s own label, Everyone Sang.

Hailing from Bridgetown, Western Australia, Emily Barker is a compelling songwriter with a gift for weaving folk-inflected melody and beautiful lyrics. Her talent is perfectly complemented by the elegant arrangements of her band The Red Clay Halo, whose ensemble playing underpins Barker’s agile vocal blend of strength and fragility.

This october Emily will be taking to the road on a headline tour, before joining Frank Turner for a 6 date tour. In advance of the tour a video for new single Billowing Sea has been made, and can be seen below along with a chance to grab a couple of free tracks too, the lovely Ropes and an album bonus track in the shape of a cover of The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face.

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Download Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Ropes mp3 (from Almanac)

Download Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – First Time I Ever Saw Your Face mp3 (from Almanac, bonus track)

October Tour Dates:

Weds 12th- Komedia, Brighton 0845 293 8480

Thurs 13th- Bridport Arts Centre 01308 424 204

Fri 14th- Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth 01453 833 320

Sun 16th- The Jericho, Oxford 01865 311 775

Weds 19th- Phoenix Arts, Exeter 01392 667 080

Thurs 20th- Fibbers, York 08444 77 1000

Fri 21st- Guildhall, Gloucester 01452 503 050

Sat 22nd- Leadmill, Sheffield 01142 212 828

Sun 23rd- The Cluny, Newcastle 01912 304 474

Mon 24th- The Musician, Leicester 01162 510 080

Tues 25th- The Met, Bury 01617 612 216

Thurs 27th- Royal Albert Hall- Elgar Room, London 0845 401 5045

Fri 28th- Bodega, Nottingham 01159 505 078

Sat 29th- Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 01132 752 411

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