Favorite Maiden song?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Tash, Feb 17, 2005.

  1. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    I was listening to "Live After Death" today and was curious what everyone's favorite Madien tune is. Not that there is an incredible amount of difference between Maiden songs, but you can still pick a favorite.

    Mine would be "2 Minutes to Midnight" as done on the above mentioned live record. Runner up would be "The Trooper".

    Honorable mention would have to go to Cradle of Filth's "Shallow Be The Grave", their cover of "Hallowed Be Thy Name", or Sentenced's cover of "The Trooper"
  2. Thunder_Fingers


    Jun 24, 2004
    Maiden covers arent meant to be made "your own" when you cover them, it sound wrong...

    Favorite: Rime of the ancient Mariner Live at "Live after Death"
  3. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    That's why they only got honorable mentions...seriously though, have you heard either of these coverse? They are quite cool, actually the Cradle cover rivals any version of Hallowed I've ever heard from Maiden, especially the original studio track with its oh so hip disco hi-hat :)
  4. Thunder_Fingers


    Jun 24, 2004
    meh.. maiden played on horrible downtuned 5 sting basses with an pick pisses me off :p

    i have heard them yep..

    Cof's could be decent if they had had a different singer...
  5. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    'Hallowed Be Thy Name'. I don't think they ever topped that. 'Revelations' comes very, very close though.

    Other honourable mentions are 'Aces High', 'Paschendale', 'The Trooper', and 'Phantom of the Opera'. They have so many great songs though, it's too hard to choose!

    Also, Iced Earth's cover of 'Hallowed Be Thy Name' is very good.

    Graeme :bassist:
  6. BlackBass9


    Dec 4, 2004
    Anything from Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, or The Number of the Beast or Powerslave or Piece of Mind or Killers or Somewhere in Time or No prayer for the the Dying or Fear of the Dark or Brave New World or Dance of Death. etc,etc.

    In fact anything not including Blaze Bailey. :D

    and my favorite Iron Maiden cover is "What's my age again" performed by Blink 182. :p

    and stuff...
  7. Jean Baudin

    Jean Baudin

    Aug 27, 2003
    redwood city, ca
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  8. Nadav


    Nov 13, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    Caught Somewhere In Time or Deja Vu or Heaven Can Wait.

    Yes, I like the Somewhere In Time album.
  9. Ruuuuun To theee hilllllls
  10. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    But no 'Wasted Years'? That's another one of my favourites.

  11. Robman


    Mar 19, 2004
    Sherman, Texas
    too many to list :p

    phantom of the opera
    strange world
    innocent exile
    hallowed be thy name

    many, many more.
    see, i told ya... too many to list.

    I love Harris' tone on the first two albums.
  12. +1!
  13. Rasmuth


    Nov 26, 2004
    Churchville, NY
    Flight of Icarus and Run to the Hills were always my favorites
  14. Don W

    Don W

    Jan 30, 2004
    East Bay, CA.
    I gotta go with Powerslave, Wrathchild, and Murders in the Rue Morgue.
  15. Invaders

    Rush on Speed! :hyper:
  16. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    All of'em without Dickenson. The Paul years were my favorite.
  17. Sako


    Nov 4, 2004
    Charlotte, NC
    Murders In the Rue Morgue, The Trooper, Run To The Hills, Two Minutes Til Midnight.
  18. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    if i have to pick one it would have to be Charlotte the Harlot.
  19. Defintely Phantom of the Opera, killer guitar and bass work there.

    Runners up - Alexander the Great, Wasted Years, 666,and Can I Play With Maddness.