Best known as a violinist and singer for a Scotland-based Indie pop group called Belle and Sebastian, she also played several other instruments, including the flute and recorder, on various Belle & Sebastian tracks.
She became a member of Belle & Sebastian right before the 1996 release of the band's second album, If You're Feeling Sinister.
She wrote such Belle & Sebastian songs as "Storytelling," "Nothing in the Silence," and "Waiting for the Moon to Rise."
She grew up on the western coast of England, in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire.
She and guitarist Stevie Jackson were Belle & Sebastian bandmates.