Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark

Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark

Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark is the ninth studio album released by British band Iron Maiden on 11 May 1992. It was the last to feature Bruce Dickinson as the group’s lead vocalist. until his return in 1999. After the release their third studio release topped the album chart in the UK.

How was Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark Born?

After recording the first track (No Prayer for the Dying 1990) in a warehouse owned by Steve Harris with Rolling Stones Mobile Studio, which resulted in poor results for the album, Harris converted the building into a room appropriate receiver (name it “Barnyard”) . This studio is physically smaller than the old one, but it has given the band inspiration to compose and record better.

At 57 minutes and 58 seconds, Fear of the Dark is Iron Maiden‘s first double studio album, as well as the longest album from Dickinson’s first tenure in the band.

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Music Style of Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark

Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark Eddie
Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark Eddie

The album’s musical style showed some experimentation with “Be Quick or Be Dead”, a heavier thrash fast tempo song released as the album’s lead single, and “Wasting Love”. , the group’s first power ballad dating from Dickinson’s first solo album, Tattooed Millionaire.
Both songs are a Dickinson/Gers collaboration, as opposed to “Fear is the Key” about the fear of sexual relationships due to AIDS and “A Fear to Shoot Strangers” by Harris, a Political song from a Gulf War soldier’s point of view, Dickinson often presents the song as an antiwar narrative. The song was written around the time the band learned of the death of singer Freddie. Queen’s Mercury.

Dickinson asserts, “There’s a line in ‘Fear Is the Key’ that says, ‘No one cares ‘until someone famous dies’. And that’s sad. As long as the virus is limited to gay people, personality or drugs – addicts, no one cares.
It’s only when celebrities start to die that the public begins to feel worried.” “Weekend Warrior” talks about hooliganism in football.

Only two of the album’s tracks, the title track and “A Fear to Shoot Strangers”, would survive tours after 1993. “Fear of the Dark” was on the set list of the album. every subsequent tour except 2005, in which the band played only songs from their first 4 albums.

“Fear of the Dark” and “A Fear to Shoot Strangers” are the only songs played on the Maiden England World Tours and Somewhere Back in Time World Tour and do not date from the 1980s. “A Fear to Shoot Strangers” returns became a regular addition to the playlists during Blaze Bayley’s work with Iron Maiden, then it returned in 2012.

“From Here to Eternity”, “Be Quick or Be Dead” and “Wasting Love” were released as singles.
Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark Album was the tour in support of the album.

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Cover of Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark

Cover of Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark
Cover of Iron Maiden Fear Of The Dark

According to the band’s biographer Mick Wall, the Fear of the Dark album cover describes their mascot, Eddie, “like some sort of Nosferatu tree leaning over the moon”. This is the group’s first album cover not designed by artist Derek Riggs, whose contributions were rejected in favor of Melvyn Grant. According to Iron Maiden manager Rod Smallwood, the band started accepting donations from other artists because “We wanted to change Eddie in the ’90s.

We wanted to take him away from the kind of horror creature in the comics. painting and turning him into something a little simpler to make him even more terrifying.” After Fear of the Dark, Grant produced several more covers for Iron Maiden, making him an artist. The band’s second most frequent vocalist after Riggs.

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