Label: EMI - 31C 064 240597,EMI - 240597 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Brazil • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Somewhere in Time is the sixth studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was the band's first album to feature guitar synthesisers. Somewhere in Time is the band's first studio effort following the extensive World Slavery Tour of —85, which was physically draining Various - Rock Mania the group,  lasting days and comprising concerts.
Following Sea Of Madness - Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time World Slavery Tour, the group were given four months to recuperate, with Harris, Smith and guitarist Dave Murray spending the time experimenting with new equipment. Although "space and time" are common themes throughout the release, with songs such as "Wasted Years", "Caught Somewhere in Time", "Stranger in a Strange Land" and "Deja-Vu", the band never intended for it to be a concept album, with Harris stating, "We certainly never went in there and said, 'Right let's write a load of songs on the subject of time.
Performances of "Heaven Can Wait" have featured groups of local fans and celebrities invited onstage to sing along during the song's middle section. The cover for Somewhere in Timecreated by the Sweet Asylum - Slik Toxik - A Nasty Sampler then-regular artist Derek Riggsdisplays a muscular cyborg-enhanced Eddie in a futuristic, Blade Runner -inspired environment.
Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Sea of Madness Iron Maiden song. Iron Maiden. EMI Capitol. The street sign on the corner where Eddie is standing reads Acacia partially obscureda reference to the song "22 Acacia Avenue" from The Number of the Beast A banner with the words "This is a very boring painting" is displayed backward within the lobby of the Bradbury Towers Hotels International.
This can be seen to the left of Eddie's right leg. An Eye of Horus neon sign is at the top of a building, a reference to the song "Powerslave" from the album of the same name. References on the back include: A clock reading " 2 Minutes to Midnight ". A building on the left side carries the sign, "Aces High Bar", a reference to the song of the same name. Many pyramids appear Sea Of Madness - Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time the background, a reference to the Powerslave album. On the bottom left hand side of the cover is "The Ruskin Arms", famous for being one of the first venues in which Iron Maiden performed.
Above the Bradbury Towers neon sign is Icarus in flames falling from the sky, in the same style of the cover for the band's single " Flight of Icarus ". There is a sign which reads "Tonight: Gypsy's Kiss", a reference to Harris' first band. To the right of the pyramids is a sign reading " Long Beach Arena ," which is where most of the Live After Death live album was recorded. The neon sign above the band reads "Maggies Revenge" and refers to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcherwho appears on the cover of the "Sanctuary" and "Women in Uniform" singles.
One of the buildings is labelled "Asimov Foundation", a reference to the Foundation series by Isaac Asimov. On the right side of the walkway and just above the "Latest Results" sign is the bracket that holds Eddie's skull together from the Piece of Mind album onwards, which Riggs drew as Here There And Everywhere - Flowers - England - Lennon & Mc Cartney The Greatest Hits cartouche.
Dickinson is holding a brain, a reference to Piece of Mindand drummer Nicko McBrain is wearing aviator goggles he had a pilot's license by this time, long before Dickinson and a T-shirt that says "Iron What?
According to Riggs, the band complained because the pictures of themselves were not accurate enough. Herbert had also died that same year, explaining the word "Ails". The reference also refers to the unfriendly response the band received from Herbert via his agent regarding permission to use "Dune" as the song's title. Exceeded the length limit of the UK Singles chart. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2 April London, UK: Spotlight Publications. Retrieved 26 June Retrieved 29 January Sanctuary Publishing.
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