Subject matter of his lyrics explores the emotional rather than the political and often focuses on the universal themes of romantic relationships, found and lost love, nostalgia, retrospection, regret, guilt. Imagery often relates to the beauty of the natural world. Vocal delivery is characterized by clarity of delivery and attention is paid to richness and variety of tone and phrasing. Recent albums have concentrated mainly on the voice and guitar, with only minimal addition of other instruments.
Stephen Harrison's latest album is called 'The Pale Blue Moonlight'. Released on 1st May 2019.