Beast over Hammersmith

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Beast over Hammersmith
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Live album by
Released4 November 2002 (2002-11-04)
Recorded20 March 1982
Venue Hammersmith Odeon, London
Genre Heavy metal
Length95:31
Label EMI
Producer
Iron Maiden live albums chronology
BBC Archives
(2002)
Beast over Hammersmith
(2002)
Death on the Road
(2005)

Beast over Hammersmith is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002. Recorded 20 years previously, during The Beast on the Road tour at the Hammersmith Odeon, the footage was specially co-produced and mixed by Steve Harris and Doug Hall to be a part of the Eddie's Archive box set. [1] Even though this album contains material from The Number of the Beast , it was actually recorded two days prior to its release, [2] although "Run to the Hills" had already been released as a single. [3]

Contents

An abridged video version of the concert is included on the first disc of the 2004 DVD, The History of Iron Maiden – Part 1: The Early Days . Intended to be released on VHS around the time of its recording, the band withheld the footage as they were unhappy with its visual quality due to lighting difficulties during the show. [4]

Track listing

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

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Murders in the Rue Morgue" 4:32
2."Wrathchild" 3:31
3."Run to the Hills" 4:20
4."Children of the Damned" 4:38
5."The Number of the Beast" 5:08
6."Another Life" 3:45
7."Killers"
5:47
8."22 Acacia Avenue"
6:56
9."Total Eclipse"4:14
Total length:42:51
Disc two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Transylvania" 5:51
2."The Prisoner"
  • Smith
  • Harris
5:49
3."Hallowed Be Thy Name" 7:31
4."Phantom of the Opera" 6:53
5."Iron Maiden" 4:20
6."Sanctuary"
  • Harris
  • Murray
  • Di'Anno
4:13
7."Drifter" 9:19
8."Running Free"
  • Harris
  • Di'Anno
3:44
9."Prowler" 5:00
Total length:52:40

Credits

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes. [5]

Iron Maiden
Production

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References

  1. "Beast over Hammersmith". ironmaiden.com. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  2. Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 227. ISBN   1-86074-542-3.
  3. Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 226. ISBN   1-86074-542-3.
  4. Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 264. ISBN   1-86074-542-3.
  5. Beast over Hammersmith (Media notes). Iron Maiden. EMI. 4 November 2002.CS1 maint: others (link)