Vera Causa

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Vera Causa
Compilation album by Faith and the Muse
Released 2001
Genre Gothic rock
Label Metropolis Records
Producer Faith and the Muse
Faith and the Muse chronology
Evidence of Heaven
Vera Causa
The Burning Season
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Vera Causa is a two-disc collection of demos, live and rare tracks by Faith and the Muse.

Track listing[edit]

The Night[edit]

Live In Heaven:
  1. "Cantus"
  2. "Scars Flown Proud"
  3. "Sparks"
  4. "The Silver Circle"
  5. "All lovers Lost/Arianrhod"
  6. "The Unquiet Grave"
  7. "Annwyn, Beneath the Waves"
  8. "Elyria" (Toby Dammit mix) by Full Fathom Five/The Trace (band)
  9. "Mercyground" (Rhea's Obsession mix) by Jim Field
  10. "The Silver Circle" (Gears and Teeth mix) by Statik/Collide
  11. "Shattered In Aspect" (bassX_rmX) by Thomas Rainer/L'ame Immortelle
  12. "The Sea Angler" (Vast Ocean mix) by Kevin Kipnis/Purr Machine
  13. "Scars Flown Proud" (Hong Kong Hotel mix) by Rodney Orpheus/The Cassandra Complex
  14. "Porphyrogene" (Laboratory X Version) by Chad Blinman/Laboratory X

The Morning[edit]

Compilation Appearances, Covers, Acoustic Versions & Rarities:

  1. "Frater Ave Atque Vale"
  2. "In Dreams of Mine"
  3. "Running Up That Hill" — Kate Bush
  4. "Patience Worth" (piano version)
  5. "Hollow Hills" — Bauhaus
  6. "Soul In Isolation" — The Chameleons (live)
  7. "The Breath of a Kiss" (demo)
  8. "Muted Land"
  9. "Annwyn, Beneath the Waves" (acoustic)
  10. "A Winter Wassail"
  11. "Romeo's Distress" — Christian Death (live)
  12. "Drown" — Strange Boutique (acoustic)
  13. "All Lovers Lost" (demo)
  14. "Heal" (original demo)


  • Booklet Text Compiled by Ginger Collins
  • Back Traycard photo by Sabine Eichmann
  • Back Booklet Cover photo by E. Katie Holm
  • Cover painting & Graphic design by Monica Richards
  • Mastered by Ramon Breton at Ocean View Digital Mastering, West Los Angeles, California

All titles written by Faith and the Muse except Cover songs/Frater lyrics - p Metropolis Records 2001




"Running Up That Hill"

Guest Drummers: Stevyn Grey and Jeremy George
Recorded February, 2001 at Audio International- Ojai, California
Produced by Faith and the Muse
Recorded by Chad Blinman Mixed by William Faith
© Kate Bush - Kate Bush Music Ltd.

"Hollow Hills"

Recorded August, 1993
at New American Sound - Santa Barbara, CA
Produced by F&TM • Recorded and Mixed by Mark Casselman
© Bauhaus - Beggars Banquet Music Ltd.

"Soul In Isolation" (live)

© The Chameleons - Man-Ken Music Ltd. (BMI)

"Romeo's Distress" (live)

© Christian Death - American Lesion Music/Artshow Noises (BMI)


Guest Guitarist: Frederick E. Smith Jr
Recorded July, 2001 at Wisperthal - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Faith and the Muse
Recorded and Mixed by William Faith
© Strange Boutique - Copyright Control


  1. ^ Wilson, MacKenzie. Vera Causa at AllMusic