The Book of Souls: Live Chapter

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The Book of Souls: Live Chapter
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Live album and video by
Released17 November 2017 (2017-11-17)
Recorded16 March 2016 – 14 May 2017 (2016-03-16 2017-05-14)
VenueVarious
Genre Heavy metal
Length100:52
Label
Producer Tony Newton
Iron Maiden live albums chronology
Maiden England '88
(2013)
The Book of Souls: Live Chapter
(2017)
Nights of the Dead, Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City
(2020)
Iron Maidenvideo chronology
Maiden England '88
(2013)
The Book of Souls: Live Chapter
(2017)
Singles from The Book of Souls: Live Chapter
  1. "Speed of Light"
    Released: 21 September 2017 [1]

The Book of Souls: Live Chapter is a live album and video by Iron Maiden, recorded throughout their 2016–2017 The Book of Souls World Tour. Released on 17 November 2017, the album was produced by Tony Newton, with Steve Harris serving as co-producer. This makes it the band's first live album since 2002's Beast over Hammersmith not to be produced by Kevin Shirley.

Contents

On 11 November, the video was livestreamed on YouTube. It is also available for digital purchase alongside its audio counterpart, with no physical edition announced.

Track listing

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

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)VenueLength
1."If Eternity Should Fail" (6 May 2016) Bruce Dickinson Qudos Bank Arena  – Sydney, Australia7:46
2."Speed of Light" (18 May 2016)
Grand Arena Cape Town, South Africa5:08
3."Wrathchild" (6 May 2017)  3Arena  Dublin, Ireland2:59
4."Children of the Damned" (1 April 2016)  Bell Centre  – Montreal, Canada5:14
5."Death or Glory" (3 July 2016)
  • Smith
  • Dickinson
Wroclaw Stadium Wroclaw, Poland5:15
6."The Red and the Black" (21 April 2016)  Ryogoku Kokugikan  – Tokyo, Japan13:17
7."The Trooper" (6 March 2016)  Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González  San Salvador, El Salvador 4:05
8."Powerslave" (26 July 2016)Dickinson Piazza Unità d'Italia  Trieste, Italy7:31
Total length:51:15
Disc two
No.TitleWriter(s)VenueLength
1."The Great Unknown" (14 May 2017)
  • Smith
  • Harris
Metro Radio Arena  Newcastle, England6:50
2."The Book of Souls" (12 June 2016)
Donington Park  Leicestershire, England10:49
3."Fear of the Dark" (24 March 2016)  Arena Castelão  Fortaleza, Brazil7:34
4."Iron Maiden" (15 March 2016)  José Amalfitani Stadium  – Buenos Aires, Argentina6:05
5."The Number of the Beast" (4 August 2016)  Wacken Open Air  Wacken, Germany5:06
6."Blood Brothers" (12 June 2016) Donington Park – Leicestershire, England7:35
7."Wasted Years" (17 March 2016)Smith HSBC Arena  – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil5:38
Total length:49:37

Personnel

Iron Maiden

Technical personnel

Charts

Chart (2017)Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA) [2] 17
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria) [3] 10
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) [4] 21
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia) [5] 32
Canadian Albums (Billboard) [6] 44
Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI) [7] 30
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100) [8] 23
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista) [9] 8
French Albums (SNEP) [10] 40
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [11] 5
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ) [12] 8
Irish Albums (IRMA) [13] 46
Italian Albums (FIMI) [14] 17
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista) [15] 19
Polish Albums (ZPAV) [16] 28
Portuguese Albums (AFP) [17] 10
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE) [18] 7
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) [19] 8
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) [20] 5
UK Albums (OCC) [21] 17
US Billboard 200 [22] 49

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