Mercury Rain - St. Matthieu

Mercury Rain
St. Matthieu
Label: Not On Label ‎– MRCD002
Type: CD DVD, DVD-Video, AC3 Stereo, Region Free Encoding, PAL 4:3 Aspect Ratio
Country: UK
Date of released: 01 Aug 2004
Category: Rock, Classical
Style: Power Metal, Opera


1 Tales From Beyond
2 Sanctuary
3 The Messenger
4 Shadow's Scent
5 Chimaera
6 Sortileges
7 Eldritch Mirror
8 Heaven In Sunset
9 St. Matthieu

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Underclass
  • Distributed By – Shadowflame Productions


Limited Edition 2 Disc CD & DVD

Recorded & mixed at Mercury Studios, England Sept 2003 - June 2004.
Produced by Jon Hoare
Mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox, Helsinki.
All music written by Mercury Rain. All lyrics by Sonia Porzier.
Choir on "Sanctuary" & St Matthieu" - Filton Male Voice Choir (Thanks to Mike Trevallion & Peter Davies)
Additional keyboards on "The Messenger" - Steve Williams (Power Quest).
Guest vocals on "The Messenger" - Chris Neighbour (FourWayKill)
Additional keyboards and arrangements on "Sortileges" - Andy Pester

Cover Artwork Staphanie Pui-Mun Law
Mercury Rain logo Yann Le Guenic
Booklet photography Dave Hose
Graphic Design and layout Jon Hoare

'Building Dark Empires' DVD

Video Tracks
* Shadow's Scent
* The Chosen One (Live)
* The Boat Of The Dead (Live)
* Bride Of The Dark (Live)

Additional Features
* Photo Gallery
* 'Behind the Scenes' - Making the video for 'Shadow's Scent'

Directed and edited: Jon Hoare, January/February 2004
Digital Video Footage: Paula Smith, Graham Rose
Stills Photography: Wendy Bradbury, David Hose, Steve James
Pilot: Andy Rose

'Shadow's Scent'
Music: Mercury Rain, Lyrics: Sonia Porzier
Recorded & Mixed: Mercury Studios, UK
Mastering: Graham Semark at Cyclone Music, UK

Live footage taken from The 'Dark Empire' UK Tour 2003
Live Cameras: Darcy Collins and Wendy Bradbury
Live Photography: Paula Smith, Wendy Bradbury & Sy 'Wooks' Seddon
Promotional Stills: Dave Hose & Michael Rich

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 29667 01762 2