Subject matter of his lyrics explores the emotional rather than political and often focuses on the universal themes of romantic relationships, found and lost love, nostalgia, retrospection, regret, and the inevitable passing of time. 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 Harrisno's latest album is called 'It Starts With The Soul'. Released in March 2018.