A Real Dead One

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A Real Dead One
Iron Maiden A Real Dead One.jpg
Live album by
Released18 October 1993 (1993-10-18)
Recorded25 August 1992 – 4 June 1993 (1992-08-25 1993-06-04)
VenueVarious
Genre Heavy metal
Length59:40
Label EMI
Producer Steve Harris
Iron Maiden live albums chronology
A Real Live One
(1993)
A Real Dead One
(1993)
Live at Donington
(1993)
Singles from A Real Dead One
  1. "Hallowed Be Thy Name"
    Released: 4 October 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10 [2]

A Real Dead One is a live album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 25 October 1993. It was recorded at various concerts across Europe, during the Fear of the Dark Tour in 1992 and the Real Live Tour in 1993. It features songs from the very beginning of the band's career (1975) through the Powerslave era (1984), while counterpart A Real Live One contains songs from only the post-Powerslave albums.

Contents

The album spent three weeks on the UK chart, [3] and was promptly followed by Live at Donington .

When Maiden rereleased all of their pre- The X Factor albums in 1998, this album was combined with A Real Live One to form the two-disc A Real Live Dead One .

The cover is by long-time Maiden artist Derek Riggs, and depicts Eddie as a disc jockey in Hell.

"Hallowed Be Thy Name" was released as a single and hit No.9 on UK singles chart.

Track listing

All tracks are written by Steve Harris, except where noted.

A Real Dead One track listing
No.TitleWriter(s)VenueLength
1."The Number of the Beast" (25 August 1992)  Valby-Hallen  Copenhagen, Denmark4:54
2."The Trooper" (27 August 1992)  Ice Hall  Helsinki, Finland3:55
3."Prowler" (30 April 1993)  Palaghiaccio di Marino  Marino, Italy4:15
4."Transylvania" (17 April 1993)  Grugahalle  Essen, Germany4:25
5."Remember Tomorrow" (17 April 1993)
Grugahalle – Essen, Germany5:52
6."Where Eagles Dare" (9 April 1993)  Rijnhal  Arnhem, Netherlands4:49
7."Sanctuary" (27 May 1993) Iron Maiden Patinoire du Littoral Neuchâtel, Switzerland4:53
8."Running Free" (27 May 1993)
  • Harris
  • Di'Anno
Patinoire du Littoral – Neuchâtel, Switzerland3:48
9."Run to the Hills" (5 April 1993)  Ostravar Aréna  Ostrava, Czech Republic 3:57
10."2 Minutes to Midnight" (10 April 1993) Élysée Montmartre  – Paris, France5:37
11."Iron Maiden" (27 August 1992) Ice Hall – Helsinki, Finland5:24
12."Hallowed Be Thy Name" (4 June 1993)  Olympic Stadium  – Moscow, Russia7:51
Total length:59:40

Credits

Production credits are adapted from the album liner notes. [4]

Iron Maiden
Additional musicians
Production

Chart performance

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