Soul Miner's Daughter was composed of Jennifer Nettles (now lead singer of Sugarland), and Cory Jones. They were friends and decided to form a band in college. They wrote their music and lyrics. They were from Athens, Georgia. The first album was "The Sacred and Profane" and was released in 1996. The next album was "Hallelujah," released in 1998. The reason they broke up is not public knowledge, but Jennifer Nettles' later work suggests that there was some dispute over the direction the band was taking.