Label: EMI - 403-0001/2 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP Gatefold • Country: Ecuador • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
It has been acclaimed as one of the greatest heavy metal songs of all time and is also considered one of the band's signature songs. The live single is taken from the album A Real Dead One. Allmusic describes it as "perhaps the most celebrated of the band's extended epics; it's the tale of a prisoner about to be hanged, featuring some of Harris' most philosophical lyrics.
A section of the lyrics are lifted from Beckett 's song "Life's Shadow". Iron Maiden manager Rod Smallwood Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden - Live After Death the agent for Beckett and a teenage Steve Harris saw the band play this song live.
Harris and Murray settled with one of the credited songwriters, Robert Barton. The other songwriter, Brian Ingham, has sued Iron Maiden for his share of the profits from the song. Ingham was unaware of the matter until and Barton claimed to be the sole songwriter during the original settlement. Life Dance (Water) - Sam McClellan - Music Of The Five Elements Volume 2 12 Marchit was reported that the band had settled the case out of court.
The group's lawyers had argued that Harris initially used the lyrics as a placeholder and did not have time to change them before the album's release. A spokesperson for the band states that they settled out of court for pragmatic reasons and to avoid escalating legal fees. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the song by Iron Maiden. For the line from the prayer, see Lord's Prayer. Iron Maiden. Eagle Vision. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 October Retrieved 13 October Archived from the original on 1 May Retrieved 13 January Retrieved 26 January Retrieved 5 October Retrieved 10 May Retrieved 13 March Retrieved 14 October Official Charts Company.
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