Barry is a multi-instrumentalist who was born in Edinburgh. Key successes include writing 5 songs on Cher’s multi-platinum album Believe released in 1998 which includes the enormous single of the same name. For this song Barry received 3 Ivor Novello awards ‘Best Song Musically & Lyrically’,’ Best Selling British Single’ and ‘International Hit Of The Year’ in 1999.
His work with Enrique Iglesias also managed to produce the most spectacular chart success. He achieved two US number singles with the tracks Bailamos and Be With You, and then a further UK Number 1 with the career defining song Hero.
More recently he helped deliver Let It Go for James Bay which was a key record in helping James break as a global act and has been streamerd over one billion times on Spotify alone.