No Prayer for the Dying

No Prayer for the Dying

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by Iron Maiden
     
 

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After almost a decade with Capitol, Iron Maiden joined Epic with its first album of the 1990s, the Martin Burch-produced No Prayer for the Dying. The synthesizers and keyboards of Somewhere In Time and Seventh Son of a Seventh Son were gone, and the headbangers tendedSee more details below

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After almost a decade with Capitol, Iron Maiden joined Epic with its first album of the 1990s, the Martin Burch-produced No Prayer for the Dying. The synthesizers and keyboards of Somewhere In Time and Seventh Son of a Seventh Son were gone, and the headbangers tended to favor a more direct, straightforward type of aggression this time around. Although not in a class with early albums like The Number of the Beast, Prayer is an impressive CD that has its share of assets. Bruce Dickenson (who debuted as a solo artist in 1990 with Tattooed Millionaire) is consistently spirited, and the writing is undeniably solid on such gothic scorchers as "Fates Warning," "Tailgunner" and "Run Silent, Run Deep." Some of the song titles are rather amusing, including "Public Enema Number One" and "Bring Your Daughter...To the Slaughter." For those who had followed Maiden from the beginning, Prayer demonstrated that these masters of fantasy metal could still excite.

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Product Details

Release Date:
03/26/2002
Label:
Sanctuary Records
UPC:
0696998621626
catalogNumber:
86216
Rank:
33342

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Iron Maiden   Primary Artist
Bruce Dickinson   Vocals
Janick Gers   Guitar
Steve Harris   Bass
Nicko McBrain   Drums
David Murray   Guitar
Dave Murray   Guitar

Technical Credits

Bruce Dickinson   Composer
Barry Guy   Contributor
Martin Birch   Producer,Engineer
Steve Harris   Composer
Chris Marshall   Engineer
Mick McKenna   Engineer
Hugh Gilmour   Art Direction,Reissue
Derek Riggs   Artwork,Sleeve Illustration
Tony Webster   Contributor
Andy Taylor   Management

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