List of songs recorded by Iron Maiden

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The current lineup of Iron Maiden comprises Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain, and Janick Gers. IronMaidencollage2.jpg
The current lineup of Iron Maiden comprises Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain, and Janick Gers.

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed by bassist Steve Harris in 1975. The band's first album, 1980's Iron Maiden , was written primarily by Harris, with vocalist Paul Di'Anno co-writing two tracks and guitarist Dave Murray contributing "Charlotte the Harlot". [1] The 1981 follow-up, Killers , was written almost entirely by the bassist, with frontman Di'Anno contributing only to the title track, "Killers" (the North American bonus track "Twilight Zone" was credited to Harris and Murray). [2] Bruce Dickinson replaced Di'Anno after the release of Killers, although he did not contribute any songwriting to The Number of the Beast , released in 1982, which featured three songs co-written by guitarist Adrian Smith. [3] The Number of the Beast also spawned Iron Maiden's first UK Singles Chart top ten in the form of "Run to the Hills", which charted at number seven on its release. [4] It was not until 1983's Piece of Mind that the songwriting process became a more varied and collaborative approach, with just four of its nine tracks being credited solely to Harris, two to Dickinson and Smith, one to Harris and Murray, one to Dickinson alone, and one to Harris, Dickinson, and Smith. [5] The Dickinson and Smith-penned "Flight of Icarus" was the first Iron Maiden single to chart in the United States, reaching number eight on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. [6]

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Powerslave followed in 1984, which featured one of Iron Maiden's longest songs to date in the form of "Rime of the Ancient Mariner", written by Steve Harris and running for almost 14 minutes. [7] Somewhere in Time was notable for having both its singles written by someone other than Steve Harris, in this case Adrian Smith, who wrote three of the songs on the album. [8] Seventh Son of a Seventh Son featured songwriting from a combination of Harris, Dickinson, Smith, and Murray, [9] before Smith left the group during the recording of its follow-up in 1990 having contributed to one song, "Hooks in You"; the resulting album, No Prayer for the Dying , was the first to feature guitarist Janick Gers, although he did not write any material for the record. [10] It was also the first to spawn a UK number-one single Bruce Dickinson's "Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter". [4] Gers contributed to his second album with Iron Maiden, 1992's Fear of the Dark , co-writing three tracks with Dickinson, who would leave after the album's release, and two with Harris, who also produced for the first time. [11]

In 1995, the band released The X Factor , their first album since 1981's Killers without Bruce Dickinson on vocals. Blaze Bayley replaced the frontman, and received songwriting credits for five of the album's eleven tracks, all of which were alongside Harris, Gers, or both. [12] The band's first compilation album, Best of the Beast , was released in 1993, which featured a new song and single in the form of "Virus", credited to Harris, Bayley, Murray, and Gers. [13] Bayley recorded a second album with Iron Maiden, Virtual XI , on which he only contributed songwriting for three songs, the rest being written almost entirely by Harris. [14]

Both Dickinson and Smith returned to the band for the recording of Brave New World , the first Iron Maiden album produced by Kevin Shirley (alongside Harris), which was released in 2000 and spawned two UK top-20 singles in the form of "The Wicker Man" and "Out of the Silent Planet". [4] Another largely collaborative album, only one song ("Blood Brothers") was written by Harris alone. [15] The 2003 follow-up, Dance of Death , was even more commercially successful than Brave New World, and also featured the first track in the band's history to be written with long-term drummer Nicko McBrain, "New Frontier". [16] A Matter of Life and Death , the band's first release to chart in the top ten of the US Billboard 200 albums chart, [6] was released in 2006 and was largely written by Harris, Dickinson, and Smith, with Gers and Murray also contributing to a couple of tracks. [17] The Final Frontier , released in 2010, was their first album since Fear of the Dark to top the UK Albums Chart and was another collaborative effort from the band, with Harris, Dickinson, and Smith again leading the songwriting. [18] The Final Frontier also led to the band's first Grammy Award win, as single "El Dorado" won the award for Best Metal Performance at the 2011 ceremony. [19] Their 2015 studio album, The Book of Souls , is their longest to date, at 92 minutes, and their first double album. [20] It features "Empire of the Clouds", written by Dickinson, which surpasses "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" as the band's longest song, with a running time of 18 minutes. [21]

Since their formation, Iron Maiden have also released numerous additional songs as B-sides to their singles, including original songs and cover versions. A collection of these B-sides were compiled and released in the form of Best of the 'B' Sides , one of three albums included in the Eddie's Archive box set released in 2002. [22] Included on this album was a range of B-sides released since the band's formation, including originals "Burning Ambition" (Harris), "Black Bart Blues" (Harris, Dickinson), and "Justice of the Peace" (Harris, Murray), and covers "Cross-Eyed Mary" (Jethro Tull), "Communication Breakdown" (Led Zeppelin), and "My Generation" (The Who). [23] The album also contained 1988 re-recordings of Iron Maiden tracks "Prowler" and "Charlotte the Harlot", released as B-sides to "The Evil That Men Do", [24] and a 1999 live version of "Wasted Years" from the 1986 album Somewhere in Time, released as a B-side to "Out of the Silent Planet" in 2000. [25] Iron Maiden also contributed a cover of Deep Purple's "Space Truckin'" to the 2012 tribute album Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple's Machine Head . [26]

Songs

Since their inception, the majority of the band's songwriting has been led by founding member Steve Harris. Steve Harris 30nov2006.jpg
Since their inception, the majority of the band's songwriting has been led by founding member Steve Harris.
Harris and original vocalist Paul Di'Anno wrote three tracks together for the band's first two albums: "Remember Tomorrow", "Running Free", and "Killers". IRON MAIDEN - Manchester Apollo - 1980.jpg
Harris and original vocalist Paul Di'Anno wrote three tracks together for the band's first two albums: "Remember Tomorrow", "Running Free", and "Killers".
Since joining the band in 1981, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has contributed consistently to Iron Maiden's songwriting, including their first number-one single, "Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter". Bruce Dickinson 2008.jpg
Since joining the band in 1981, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has contributed consistently to Iron Maiden's songwriting, including their first number-one single, "Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter".
Guitarist Adrian Smith has also written numerous songs for the band since joining in 1980, often working with Dickinson and/or Harris on compositions. Adrian Smith Iron Maiden Newcastle.jpg
Guitarist Adrian Smith has also written numerous songs for the band since joining in 1980, often working with Dickinson and/or Harris on compositions.
As the second longest-serving member of the band, Dave Murray has contributed songwriting to almost every Iron Maiden album since their inception. Davemurray.jpg
As the second longest-serving member of the band, Dave Murray has contributed songwriting to almost every Iron Maiden album since their inception.
Janick Gers joined Iron Maiden in 1990, and has since co-written a number of songs for the band, mainly alongside Harris. Iron Maiden Janick Gers.jpg
Janick Gers joined Iron Maiden in 1990, and has since co-written a number of songs for the band, mainly alongside Harris.
Despite being a member of the band since 1982, it took until 2003 for drummer Nicko McBrain to write a song for Iron Maiden, namely "New Frontier" for Dance of Death. Iron Maiden en Costa RicaNicko.jpg
Despite being a member of the band since 1982, it took until 2003 for drummer Nicko McBrain to write a song for Iron Maiden, namely "New Frontier" for Dance of Death .
During his brief tenure with the band, vocalist Blaze Bayley helped write eight songs on the two Iron Maiden albums on which he performed, The X Factor and Virtual XI, as well as "Virus". 070918--blaze bayley.jpg
During his brief tenure with the band, vocalist Blaze Bayley helped write eight songs on the two Iron Maiden albums on which he performed, The X Factor and Virtual XI , as well as "Virus".
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Dagger-14-plain.pngIndicates song released as a single
Double-dagger-14-plain.pngIndicates song written solely by Steve Harris
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SongCredit as writer(s)ReleaseYearRef.
"2 A.M." Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"2 Minutes to Midnight" Dagger-14-plain.png Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Powerslave 1984 [7]
"22 Acacia Avenue" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Aces High" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Powerslave 1984 [7]
"Afraid to Shoot Strangers" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"The Aftermath" Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"Age of Innocence" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"The Alchemist" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Alexander the Great" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"All in Your Mind" [nb 1] Del Bromham "Holy Smoke"1990 [27]
"The Angel and the Gambler" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"Another Life" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"The Apparition" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"The Assassin" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Back in the Village" Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Powerslave 1984 [7]
"Bayswater Ain't a Bad Place to Be" Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
"Be Quick or Be Dead"1992 [28]
"Be Quick or Be Dead" Dagger-14-plain.png Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Black Bart Blues" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
"Can I Play with Madness"1988 [29]
"Blood Brothers" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Blood on the World's Hands" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The X Factor 1995 [12]
"The Book of Souls" Janick Gers
Steve Harris
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"Brave New World" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Dave Murray
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Brighter Than a Thousand Suns" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter" Dagger-14-plain.png Bruce Dickinson No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Burning Ambition" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png"Running Free"1980 [30]
"Can I Play with Madness" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"Caught Somewhere in Time" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"Chains of Misery" Bruce Dickinson
Dave Murray
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Charlotte the Harlot" Dave Murray Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Childhood's End" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Children of the Damned" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"The Clairvoyant" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"The Clansman" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"Coming Home" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Communication Breakdown" [nb 2] Jimmy Page
John Paul Jones
John Bonham
"Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"1990 [31]
"Como Estais Amigos" Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"Cross-Eyed Mary" [nb 3] Ian Anderson "The Trooper"1983 [32]
"Dance of Death" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Death or Glory" Adrian Smith
Bruce Dickinson
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"Deja-Vu" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"Die with Your Boots On" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Different World" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Doctor Doctor" [nb 4] Michael Schenker
Phil Mogg
"Lord of the Flies"1996 [33]
"Don't Look to the Eyes of a Stranger" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"Dream of Mirrors" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Drifter" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"The Duellists" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Powerslave 1984 [7]
"The Edge of Darkness" Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"The Educated Fool" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"El Dorado" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Empire of the Clouds" Bruce Dickinson The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"The Evil That Men Do" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"Face in the Sand" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"The Fallen Angel" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Fates Warning" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Fear Is the Key" Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Fear of the Dark" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Flash of the Blade" Bruce Dickinson Powerslave 1984 [7]
"Flight of Icarus" Dagger-14-plain.png Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"For the Greater Good of God" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Fortunes of War" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The X Factor 1995 [12]
"From Here to Eternity" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"The Fugitive" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Futureal" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"Gangland" Adrian Smith
Clive Burr
The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Gates of Tomorrow" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Genghis Khan" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"Ghost of the Navigator" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"The Great Unknown" Adrian Smith
Steve Harris
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"Hallowed Be Thy Name" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Heaven Can Wait" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"Hocus Pocus" [nb 5] Thijs van Leer
Jan Akkerman
"Different World"2006 [34]
"Holy Smoke" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Hooks in You" Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"I Can't See My Feelings" [nb 6] Burke Shelley
Tony Bourge
"From Here to Eternity"1992 [35]
"The Ides of March" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"If Eternity Should Fail" Bruce Dickinson The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"I Live My Way" Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
"Man on the Edge"1995 [36]
"I'm a Mover" [nb 7] Paul Rodgers
Andy Fraser
"Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"1990 [31]
"I've Got the Fire" [nb 8] Ronnie Montrose "Flight of Icarus"1983 [37]
"Infinite Dreams" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"Innocent Exile" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"Invaders" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Invasion" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png"Women in Uniform"1980 [38]
"Iron Maiden" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Isle of Avalon" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Journeyman" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Juanita" [nb 9] Steve Barnacle
Derek O'Neil
"Stranger in a Strange Land"1986 [39]
"Judas Be My Guide" Bruce Dickinson
Dave Murray
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Judgement Day" Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
"Man on the Edge"1995 [36]
"Judgement of Heaven" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The X Factor 1995 [12]
"Justice of the Peace" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
"Man on the Edge"1995 [36]
"Kill Me Ce Soir" [nb 10] George Kooymans
Barry Hay
John Fenton
"Holy Smoke"1990 [27]
"Killers" Steve Harris
Paul Di'Anno
Killers 1981 [2]
"King of Twilight" [nb 11] Roye Albrighton
Derek Moore
Ron Howden
Allan Freeman
Mick Brockett
"Aces High"1984 [40]
"The Legacy" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Lightning Strikes Twice" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"The Longest Day" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Look for the Truth" Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"Lord of Light" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Lord of the Flies" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Powerslave 1984 [7]
"The Man of Sorrows" Dave Murray
Steve Harris
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"Man on the Edge" Dagger-14-plain.png Blaze Bayley
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"The Man Who Would Be King" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Massacre" [nb 12] Phil Lynott
Scott Gorham
Brian Downey
"Can I Play with Madness"1988 [29]
"The Mercenary" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Montségur" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Moonchild" Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"More Tea Vicar" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Janick Gers
Dave Murray
Nicko McBrain
"Rainmaker"2003 [41]
"Mother of Mercy" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Mother Russia" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Murders in the Rue Morgue" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"My Generation" [nb 13] Pete Townshend "Lord of the Flies"1996 [33]
"New Frontier" Nicko McBrain
Adrian Smith
Bruce Dickinson
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"No More Lies" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"No Prayer for the Dying" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Nodding Donkey Blues" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Dave Murray
Nicko McBrain
"Be Quick or Be Dead"1992 [28]
"The Nomad" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"The Number of the Beast" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Only the Good Die Young" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"Out of the Shadows" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Out of the Silent Planet" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Paschendale" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Pass the Jam" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Janick Gers
Dave Murray
Nicko McBrain
"Wildest Dreams"2003 [42]
"Phantom of the Opera" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"The Pilgrim" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Powerslave" Bruce Dickinson Powerslave 1984 [7]
"The Prisoner" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Prodigal Son" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"The Prophecy" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"Prowler" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Public Enema Number One" Bruce Dickinson
Dave Murray
No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Purgatory" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]
"Quest for Fire" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Rainbow's Gold" [nb 14] Terry Slesser
Kenny Mountain
"2 Minutes to Midnight"1984 [43]
"Rainmaker" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Dave Murray
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Reach Out" [nb 15] Dave Colwell "Wasted Years"1986 [44]
"The Red and the Black" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Dave Murray
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"Remember Tomorrow" Steve Harris
Paul Di'Anno
Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Revelations" Bruce Dickinson Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Rime of the Ancient Mariner" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Powerslave 1984 [7]
"Roll Over Vic Vella" [nb 16] Chuck Berry "From Here to Eternity"1992 [35]
"Run Silent Run Deep" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"Run to the Hills" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Number of the Beast 1982 [3]
"Running Free" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Paul Di'Anno
Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Sanctuary" Dagger-14-plain.pngIron Maiden [nb 17] Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Satellite 15... The Final Frontier" Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Sea of Madness" Adrian Smith Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 1988 [9]
"Shadows of the Valley" Janick Gers
Steve Harris
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"Sheriff of Huddersfield" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Dave Murray
Nicko McBrain
"Wasted Years"1986 [44]
"Sign of the Cross" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The X Factor 1995 [12]
"Space Station #5" [nb 18] Ronnie Montrose
Sammy Hagar
"Be Quick or Be Dead"1992 [28]
"Space Truckin' [nb 19] Ritchie Blackmore
Ian Gillan
Roger Glover
Jon Lord
Ian Paice
Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple's Machine Head 2012 [26]
"Speed of Light" Dagger-14-plain.png Adrian Smith
Bruce Dickinson
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"Starblind" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Still Life" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Strange World" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"Stranger in a Strange Land" Dagger-14-plain.png Adrian Smith Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"Sun and Steel" Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Tailgunner" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
No Prayer for the Dying 1990 [10]
"The Talisman" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"Tears of a Clown" Adrian Smith
Steve Harris
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"That Girl" [nb 20] Merv Goldsworthy
Pete Jupp
Andy Barnett
"Stranger in a Strange Land"1986 [39]
"These Colours Don't Run" Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
A Matter of Life and Death 2006 [17]
"The Thin Line Between Love and Hate" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"To Tame a Land" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Total Eclipse" Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Clive Burr
"Run to the Hills"1982 [47]
"Transylvania" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Iron Maiden 1980 [1]
"The Trooper" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"Twilight Zone" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Dave Murray
Killers 1981 [2]
"The Unbeliever" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
The X Factor 1995 [12]
"Virus" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Dave Murray
Janick Gers
Best of the Beast 1996 [13]
"Wasted Years" Dagger-14-plain.png Adrian Smith Somewhere in Time 1986 [8]
"Wasting Love" Dagger-14-plain.png Bruce Dickinson
Janick Gers
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"Weekend Warrior" Steve Harris
Janick Gers
Fear of the Dark 1992 [11]
"When the River Runs Deep" Adrian Smith
Steve Harris
The Book of Souls 2015 [20]
"When the Wild Wind Blows" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png The Final Frontier 2010 [18]
"When Two Worlds Collide" Steve Harris
Blaze Bayley
Dave Murray
Virtual XI 1998 [14]
"Where Eagles Dare" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Piece of Mind 1983 [5]
"The Wicker Man" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Bruce Dickinson
Adrian Smith
Brave New World 2000 [15]
"Wildest Dreams" Dagger-14-plain.png Steve Harris
Adrian Smith
Dance of Death 2003 [16]
"Women in Uniform" Dagger-14-plain.png [nb 21] Greg Macainsh "Women in Uniform"1980 [38]
"Wrathchild" Steve Harris Double-dagger-14-plain.png Killers 1981 [2]

Notes

  1. Stray cover.
  2. Led Zeppelin cover.
  3. Jethro Tull cover.
  4. UFO cover.
  5. Focus cover.
  6. Budgie cover.
  7. Free cover.
  8. Montrose cover.
  9. Marshall Fury cover.
  10. Golden Earring cover.
  11. Nektar cover.
  12. Thin Lizzy cover.
  13. The Who cover.
  14. Beckett cover.
  15. Originally performed by side-project The Entire Population of Hackney. [23]
  16. Chuck Berry cover with original lyrics by Steve Harris. [23]
  17. Song's rights purchased from original writer, guitarist Rob Angelo. [45] Credited to Steve Harris, Dave Murray and Paul Di'Anno on later releases. [46]
  18. Montrose cover.
  19. Deep Purple cover.
  20. Originally performed by side-project The Entire Population of Hackney, [23] also recorded by FM.
  21. Skyhooks cover.

See also

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Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter 1989 song by Bruce Dickinson

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Be Quick or Be Dead

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Virus (Iron Maiden song)

"Virus" is a single from Iron Maiden, released in 1996. It is the first single since 1980's "Women in Uniform" that does not appear on any official Iron Maiden studio album. It was, however, featured as a brand new track on the band's first ever career retrospective – 1996's double-disc Best of the Beast. It is the only Iron Maiden song to be credited to both of the band's guitarists. It has never been performed live by Iron Maiden, but Blaze Bayley performed it several times in his solo career. Lyrically, the song warns of rising business and government corruption in an increasingly Internet-dependent world.

Out of the Silent Planet (song) 2000 single by Iron Maiden

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Wildest Dreams (Iron Maiden song)

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Different World (Iron Maiden song)

"Different World" is a song by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It is the opening track from their 14th studio album, A Matter of Life and Death (2006), and was released as the second single from the album. It was released on 14 November 2006 in the United States, and 26 December 2006 in Europe. The song has been stated by the band to be a tribute to Thin Lizzy due to the low sounding melodies sung by Bruce Dickinson that are reminiscent of those Phil Lynott would sing. It was also played first every night on the band's A Matter of Life and Death Tour.

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