The Harvest Ministers
' brand of melodic folk-rock owes more to American roots music than to the sounds of their native Ireland. The band is led by vocalist and songwriter William Merriman
, who is often joined by co-vocalist Maeve Roche
. Their album roster includes 1995's Little Dark Mansion
and A Feeling Mission
, and 1996's Orbit
. Spring 2000 saw the release of the Embezzling Kisses EP.