A Real Live One

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A Real Live One
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Live album by
Released22 March 1993 (1993-03-22)
Recorded15 August – 12 September 1992 (1992-08-15 1992-09-12)
VenueVarious
Genre Heavy metal
Length58:49
Label EMI
Producer Steve Harris
Iron Maiden live albums chronology
Live After Death
(1985)
A Real Live One
(1993)
A Real Dead One
(1993)
Singles from A Real Live One
  1. "Fear of the Dark"
    Released: 1 March 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 4/10 [2]

A Real Live One is a live album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 22 March 1993. The album tracks were recorded at 9 different venues in Europe during the Fear of the Dark Tour in 1992. This album features songs from the Somewhere in Time (1986) through Fear of the Dark (1992) eras, while counterpart A Real Dead One only contains songs from the pre-Somewhere in Time albums.

Contents

When Iron Maiden re-released all of their pre- The X Factor albums in 1998, this album was combined with A Real Dead One to form the 2-disc A Real Live Dead One . The album cover was made by longtime Iron Maiden cover artist Derek Riggs, whose work for the Fear of the Dark album was rejected. "Fear of the Dark" was released as a single.

Track listing

A Real Live One track listing
No.TitleWriter(s)VenueLength
1."Be Quick or Be Dead" (15 August 1992)Super Rock festival Mannheim, Germany3:15
2."From Here to Eternity" (25 August 1992) Steve Harris Valby-Hallen  Copenhagen, Denmark4:19
3."Can I Play With Madness" (2 September 1992)
Brabanthallen  Den Bosch, Netherlands4:42
4."Wasting Love" (5 September 1992)
  • Dickinson
  • Gers
Grande halle de la Villette  – Paris, France5:47
5."Tailgunner" (4 September 1992)
  • Harris
  • Dickinson
Patinoire de Malley  Lausanne, Switzerland4:09
6."The Evil That Men Do" (17 August 1992)
  • Smith
  • Dickinson
  • Harris
Forest National  Brussels, Belgium5:25
7."Afraid to Shoot Strangers" (29 August 1992)Harris Globe Arena  Stockholm, Sweden6:47
8."Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter" (27 August 1992)Dickinson Ice Hall  Helsinki, Finland5:17
9."Heaven Can Wait" (12 September 1992)Harris Monsters of Rock festival Reggio Nell Emilia, Italy7:28
10."The Clairvoyant" (27 August 1992)HarrisIce Hall – Helsinki, Finland4:29
11."Fear of the Dark" (27 August 1992)HarrisIce Hall – Helsinki, Finland7:11
Total length:58:49

Personnel

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes. [3]

Iron Maiden
Additional musicians
Production

Chart performance

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
France (SNEP) [16] Gold100,000*
United Kingdom (BPI) [17] Silver60,000^

* Sales figures based on certification alone.
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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