Eddie's Head

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Eddie's Head
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Box set by Iron Maiden
Released 1 December 1998
Label Raw Power Records
Iron Maiden box sets chronology
The First Ten Years
(1990)
Eddie's Head
(1998)
Eddie's Archive
(2002)
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Eddie's Head is a box set by Iron Maiden, in the shape of the head of their mascot, Eddie and containing their first 12 albums remastered, from Iron Maiden to Live at Donington , each with bonus multimedia material, plus a limited In Profile CD. The spine of each CD has a part of the original cover art for Iron Maiden.

A box set or boxed set is a set of items packaged in a box, for sale as a single unit.

Iron Maiden English heavy metal band

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The band's discography has grown to thirty-eight albums, including sixteen studio albums, twelve live albums, four EPs, and seven compilations.

<i>Iron Maiden</i> (album) 1980 studio album by Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden is the debut studio album by the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was issued by EMI on 14 April 1980 in the UK, and a few months later in North America, originally on Harvest/Capitol Records and subsequently Sanctuary Records/Columbia Records in the US. The North American version also included the song "Sanctuary", previously released in the UK as a non-album single. In 1998, along with the rest of the band's pre-1995 releases, Iron Maiden was remastered with "Sanctuary" added in all territories. It is the band's only album to feature guitarist Dennis Stratton.

Contents

This set has been out of print for years, prompting the price to skyrocket. However, all of the individual CDs that make up the disc have all been reissued on their own, making them easily attainable.

Track listing

Disc: 1 ( Iron Maiden )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Prowler" Steve Harris 3:56
2."Sanctuary" (not on original release) Paul Di'Anno, Steve Harris, Dave Murray 3:16
3."Remember Tomorrow"Di'Anno, Harris5:28
4."Running Free"Di'Anno, Harris3:17
5."Phantom of the Opera"Harris7:07
6."Transylvania"Harris4:19
7."Strange World"Harris5:32
8."Charlotte the Harlot"Murray4:12
9."Iron Maiden"Harris3:38

Disc: 2 ( Killers )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Ides of March"Harris1:45
2."Wrathchild"Harris2:54
3."Murders in the Rue Morgue"Harris4:19
4."Another Life"Harris3:22
5."Genghis Khan"Harris3:06
6."Innocent Exile"Harris3:53
7."Killers"Di'Anno, Harris5:01
8."Prodigal Son"Harris6:11
9."Purgatory"Harris3:21
10."Twilight Zone" (not on original release)Harris, Murray2:34
11."Drifter"Harris4:48

Disc: 3 ( The Number of the Beast )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Invaders"Harris3:24
2."Children of the Damned"Harris4:35
3."The Prisoner"Harris, Adrian Smith 6:04
4."22 Acacia Avenue"Smith6:37
5."The Number of the Beast"Harris4:48
6."Run to the Hills"Harris3:54
7."Gangland" Clive Burr, Smith3:48
8."Total Eclipse" (not on original release)Burr, Harris, Murray4:25
9."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Harris7:14

Disc: 4 ( Piece of Mind )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Where Eagles Dare"Harris6:10
2."Revelations" Bruce Dickinson 6:48
3."Flight of Icarus"Dickinson, Smith3:51
4."Die With Your Boots On"Dickinson, Harris, Smith5:28
5."The Trooper"Harris4:10
6."Still Life"Harris, Murray4:53
7."Quest for Fire"Harris3:41
8."Sun and Steel"Dickinson, Smith3:26
9."To Tame a Land"Harris7:27

Disc: 5 ( Powerslave )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Aces High"Harris4:29
2."2 Minutes to Midnight"Dickinson, Smith5:59
3."Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)"Harris4:12
4."Flash of the Blade"Dickinson4:02
5."The Duellists"Harris6:06
6."Back in the Village"Dickinson, Smith5:20
7."Powerslave"Dickinson6:47
8."Rime of the Ancient Mariner"Harris13:34

Disc: 6 ( Live After Death )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Churchill's Speech" Winston Churchill 1:32
2."Aces High"Harris4:14
3."2 Minutes to Midnight"Dickinson, Smith5:16
4."The Trooper"Harris4:07
5."Revelations"Dickinson5:59
6."Flight of Icarus"Dickinson, Smith3:30
7."Rime of the Ancient Mariner"Harris14:06
8."Powerslave"Dickinson6:54
9."The Number of the Beast"Harris4:49
10."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Harris7:14
11."Iron Maiden"Harris4:02
12."Run to the Hills"Harris3:50
13."Running Free"Di'Anno, Harris4:08

Disc: 7 (Live After Death)

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Wrathchild"Harris2:58
2."22 Acacia Avenue"Harris, Smith4:58
3."Children of the Damned"Harris4:21
4."Die With Your Boots On"Dickinson, Harris, Smith5:39
5."Phantom of the Opera"Harris7:01

Disc: 8 ( Somewhere in Time )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Caught Somewhere in Time"Harris7:25
2."Wasted Years"Smith5:07
3."Sea of Madness"Smith5:42
4."Heaven Can Wait"Harris7:21
5."The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"Harris6:31
6."Stranger in a Strange Land"Smith5:44
7."Déjà Vu"Harris, Murray4:56
8."Alexander the Great"Harris8:37

Disc: 9 ( Seventh Son of a Seventh Son )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Moonchild"Dickinson, Smith5:39
2."Infinite Dreams"Harris6:09
3."Can I Play with Madness"Dickinson, Harris, Smith3:31
4."The Evil That Men Do"Dickinson, Harris, Smith4:34
5."Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"Harris9:53
6."The Prophecy"Harris, Murray5:05
7."The Clairvoyant"Harris4:27
8."Only the Good Die Young"Dickinson, Harris4:41

Disc: 10 ( No Prayer for the Dying )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Tailgunner"Dickinson, Harris4:15
2."Holy Smoke"Dickinson, Harris3:49
3."No Prayer for the Dying"Harris4:23
4."Public Enema Number One"Dickinson, Murray4:13
5."Fates Warning"Harris, Murray4:12
6."The Assassin"Harris4:35
7."Run Silent Run Deep"Dickinson, Harris4:35
8."Hooks in You"Dickinson, Smith4:08
9."Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter"Dickinson4:45
10."Mother Russia"Harris5:32

Disc: 11 ( Fear of the Dark )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Be Quick or Be Dead"Dickinson, Janick Gers 3:24
2."From Here to Eternity"Harris3:38
3."Afraid to Shoot Strangers"Harris6:56
4."Fear is the Key"Dickinson, Gers5:35
5."Childhood's End"Harris4:40
6."Wasting Love"Dickinson, Gers5:50
7."The Fugitive"Harris4:54
8."Chains of Misery"Dickinson, Murray3:37
9."The Apparition"Gers, Harris3:54
10."Judas Be My Guide"Dickinson, Murray3:08
11."Weekend Warrior"Gers, Harris5:39
12."Fear of the Dark"Harris7:18

Disc: 12 ( A Real Dead One )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Number of the Beast"Harris4:55
2."The Trooper"Harris3:55
3."Prowler"Harris4:16
4."Transylvania"Harris4:26
5."Remember Tomorrow"Di'Anno, Harris5:53
6."Where Eagles Dare"Harris4:49
7."Sanctuary"Di'Anno, Harris, Dave Murray4:53
8."Running Free"Di'Anno, Harris3:49
9."Run to the Hills"Harris3:58
10."2 Minutes to Midnight"Dickinson, Smith5:37
11."Iron Maiden"Harris5:25
12."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Harris7:52

Disc: 13 ( A Real Live One )

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Be Quick or Be Dead"Dickinson, Gers3:17
2."From Here to Eternity"Harris4:20
3."Can I Play with Madness"Dickinson, Harris, Smith4:43
4."Wasting Love"Dickinson, Gers5:48
5."Tailgunner"Dickinson, Harris4:10
6."The Evil That Men Do"Dickinson, Harris, Smith5:26
7."Afraid to Shoot Strangers"Harris6:48
8."Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter"Dickinson5:18
9."Heaven Can Wait"Harris7:29
10."The Clairvoyant"Harris4:30
11."Fear of the Dark"Harris7:11

Disc: 14 ( Live at Donington )

Disc One
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Be Quick or Be Dead"Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers3:53
2."The Number of the Beast"Harris4:53
3."Wrathchild"Harris2:54
4."From Here to Eternity"Harris4:44
5."Can I Play with Madness"Dickinson, Harris, Smith3:33
6."Wasting Love"Dickinson, Gers5:36
7."Tailgunner"Dickinson, Harris4:07
8."The Evil That Men Do"Dickinson, Harris, Smith7:51
9."Afraid to Shoot Strangers"Harris6:59
10."Fear of the Dark"Harris7:08
11."Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter"Dickinson6:12
12."The Clairvoyant"Harris4:21
13."Heaven Can Wait"Harris7:20
14."Run to the Hills"Harris4:16

Disc: 15 (Live at Donington)

Disc Two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."2 Minutes to Midnight"Dickinson, Smith5:42
2."Iron Maiden"Harris8:14
3."Hallowed Be Thy Name"Harris7:28
4."The Trooper"Harris3:53
5."Sanctuary"Di'Anno, Harris, Murray5:18
6."Running Free (feat. Adrian Smith)"Di'Anno, Harris7:56

Disc: 16 (In Profile)

Written and narrated by Mike Hurst. Features excerpts of various songs, and interviews with Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Rod Smallwood and Blaze Bayley.

Mike Hurst is an English musician and record producer.

Rod Smallwood British music manager

Roderick Charles Smallwood is an English music manager, best known as the co-manager of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. With his business partner, Andy Taylor, whom he met while studying at Trinity College, Cambridge, he founded the Sanctuary Records Group in 1979, which became the largest independent record label in the UK and the largest independent music management company in the world until its closure in 2007. Prior to managing Iron Maiden, Smallwood managed Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel.

Blaze Bayley English singer, lyricist, and songwriter

Blaze Bayley is an English singer, musician, songwriter, and lyricist. He was the lead singer of Wolfsbane from 1984 to 1994, and currently from 2010 following reunions in 2007 and 2009. Bayley was also the lead singer for Iron Maiden from 1994 to 1999. Since then, he has embarked on a solo career.

No.TitleLength
1."Part 1: Early Maiden Days"12:18
2."Part 2: Groundwork"11:31
3."Part 3: Ascendancy"14:32
4."Part 4: Supremacy"18:51
5."Part 5: Legends"16:34

Personnel

Martin Birch is a British former music producer and sound engineer, who became renowned for engineering and producing albums by the British rock bands Deep Purple, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, and Iron Maiden.

Clive Burr British drummer

Clive Burr was an English drummer. He was a member of Iron Maiden from 1979 to 1982.

Paul DiAnno English singer

Paul Andrews, better known by his stage name Paul Di'Anno, is a British singer who was the first vocalist to record with heavy metal band Iron Maiden, from 1977 to 1981.

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