Accident of Birthby Bruce Dickinson
Of all of Bruce Dickinson's solo albums, Accident of Birth sounds the most similar to Iron Maiden, which isn't surprising since former Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith co-wrote many of the songs and plays on the record. The album is better than many latter-day Maiden efforts, and though the songwriting is occasionally uneven, the best moments (including "Man of Sorrows") make it an intriguing album.
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- Cmc International
Performance CreditsBruce Dickinson Primary Artist,Vocals
Adrian Smith Guitar
Richard Baker Piano
Roy Z Guitar,Piano,Mellotron
Dave Ingraham Drums
Rebecca Yeh Cello
Technical CreditsJoe Floyd Engineer
Stan Katayama Engineer
Roy Z Producer,Engineer
Hugh Gilmour Art Direction
Derek Riggs Illustrations
Jorge Palacios Contributor,Drum Technician
Mike Kenney Guitar Techician
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Acident of Birth is one of the best solo Bruce cd's I've heard. If you don't own it. get it.
This is the album that Maiden should have made after Seventh Son. This album is as good as any of the best Maiden albums. Bruce's singing is incredible and the musicianship is first rate. The guitars of Adrian Smith and Roy Z are heavy and smokin'. Bruce continues to show on this album that is his a great songwriter. Every track is awesome on this album. I was blown away after I listened to this album as to how powerful it was. It reminded of the Maiden of the mid and late 80's. I think that this album, as well as The Chemical Wedding, are the biggest reasons that Bruce and Adrian are back with Maiden now and why their last album, Brave New World is so good. This album is a must have for Bruce Dickinson fans, Maiden fans and metal fans period. This is a true metal masterpiece.