Judith Owen is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Her first North American album, Emotions on a Postcard, was released in 1996, and has since been followed by five additional releases. She is co-founder of Courgette Records with her husband, Harry Shearer, and her manager, Bambi Moe.
She was interviewed on National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday on 17 June 2007, on which she performed several of her songs from her 2007 release Happy This Way. Her cover of Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water" has been used as bumper music on Coast to Coast AM.
Her most recent release is the CD Mopping Up Karma, which was released in 2008.
On 18 September 2008, a three-song live video performance premiered on LiveDaily Sessions, featuring the songs "Creatures," "I Promise You" and "Let's Hear It For Love". On 25 October 2008, Owen performed "Creatures of Habit" on Public Radio International's What d'Ya Know with Michael Feldman.
She has recorded and toured with Richard Thompson in recent years, notably on the 1000 Years of Popular Music recording and tour. She has also appeared on his albums including The Old Kit Bag and Sweet Warrior.