Reverence is the debut album by Faithless, released in April 1996 and then reissued in October. The album contains several singles that have subsequently become Faithless classics, such as "Don't Leave", "Salva Mea", and "Insomnia". The album reached #26 in the UK charts.

In 1996 the album was re-released as Reverence / Irreverence containing an extra CD with remixes of the original songs.

Closing track "Drifting Away" has become well known for its use in Channel 4 comedy series Trigger Happy TV. The songs opening is an aria, from the opera Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito, called L'altra notte in fondo al mare. The album was recorded in only 17 days.[citation needed]


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Track listing[edit]Edit

  1. "Reverence" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Maxi Jazz) – 7:43
  2. "Don't Leave" (featuring Pauline Taylor) (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Jamie Catto) – 4:02
  3. "Salva Mea" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Maxi Jazz) – 10:47
  4. "If Lovin' You is Wrong" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Maxi Jazz) – 4:17
  5. "Angeline" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Jamie Catto) – 3:37
  6. "Insomnia" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Maxi Jazz) – 8:47
  7. "Dirty Ol' Man" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Maxi Jazz) – 3:05
  8. "Flowerstand Man" (featuring Dido) (Rollo Armstrong, Dido Armstrong) – 3:22
  9. "Baseball Cap" (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss, Maxi Jazz) – 2:56
  10. "Drifting Away" (featuring Penny Shaw) (Rollo Armstrong, Sister Bliss) – 4:09

Reverence / Irreverence[edit]Edit

Reverence / Irreverence
Remix album by Faithless
Released 1996
Genre Trip-hopdance
Length CD1: 52:50

CD2: 47:53

Label Cheeky Records/BMG
Producer Rollo
Faithless chronology


Reverence / Irreverence


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Reverence / Irreverence is a re-release of Reverence album, featuring a bonus CD with remixes.

Track listing of Irreverence[edit]Edit

  1. "Flowerstand Man (Matt Benbrook Remix)" featuring Dido – 3:58
  2. "Angeline (The Innocents Mix)" – 1:47
  3. "Reverence (DJ Tamsin Re-fix)" – 5:18
  4. "Soundcheck Jam" – 3:00
  5. "Salva Mea (Way Out West Remix)" – 7:46
  6. "Don't Leave (Floating Remix by Rollo & Sister Bliss)" featuring Pauline Taylor – 5:53
  7. "Drifting Away (Paradiso Mix by Angelo D'Caruso)" featuring Penny Shaw – 6:46
  8. "Insomnia (Moody Mix by Rollo & Sister Bliss)" – 10:40
  9. "Baseball Dub (Cheeky All Stars Remix by Goetz, Matt Benbrook, Rollo & Sister Bliss)" – 2:40
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