IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind ( Europe ) 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

This is the European release of "Piece of Mind" by "Iron Maiden". This release can be identified by bottom left text printed on the album back cover, the rim-text of the label being printed in white and the "Made in EEC" printed near 3'o clock, also on the record's label 

"Piece of Mind" is the fourth studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was originally released in 1983 on EMI, and on Capitol in the US; It was the first album to feature drummer Nicko McBrain, who had recently left the Paris-based band Trust and has been Iron Maiden's drummer ever since.

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Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

VINYL GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): A nearly perfect record which has no obvious signs of wear.

ALBUM COVER GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): The album cover looks close to perfect and has no folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects.

 

Essential Album Information For: IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind ( Europe )

Music Genre:

British Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 

Label & Catalognr:

EMI – 1A 064-07724

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1983 Manufactured in the EEC, album cover manufactured in Uden, Netherlands

Collector Specific Notes IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind ( Europe )

 

Album Back Cover

How does the album back cover be different from other versions

  • There is NO bar-code on the album back cover
  • The catalognr is printed in the upper right corner of the album back cover
  • In the bottom left corner of the album back cover, there is "Printed in Holland by EMI Services B,V., Uden"
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The Label Code on the record label is LC 0542
  • The rights societies on the record labels are: BIEM/STEMRA
  • The outer-rim text is printed in white letters and there is "MADE IN EEC" at the 3'o clock position.

IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind ( Europe ) Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork, album production details and lyrics of all the songs.

Producers:

Martin "Black Night" Birch - Producer

  Martin Birch - a British Producer, Sound and Mixing Engineer. In the late 1960s until the end of the 1970s he has worked with British music bands like: "Fleetwood Mac", Rainbow , " Deep Purple " (11 Albums), "Wishbone Ash", Whitesnake , "Jon Lord", " Black Sabbath ". In the 1980s (until 1992) he was dedicated working with "Iron Maiden" (9 Albums) . Martin Birch has used many different nicknames.

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Bruce Buchhalter - Sound Engineer

Denis Haliburton - Sound Engineer

Frank Gibson - Sound Engineer

Recording Location:

This album was recorded at: Compass Point Studios

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Derek Riggs - Album Cover Artwork

  Derek Riggs is a contemporary British artist best known for creating the band Iron Maiden's mascot, "Eddie". He has used several nicknames. On "Iron Maiden's" "Piece of Mind" he used Derek "Dr Death" Riggs

Iron Maiden - Album Cover Artwork

Rod Smallwood - Album Cover Artwork

Photography:

Simon "Bullseye" Fowler - Photographer

  Simon Fowler is a British photographer mainly known for photographing "Iron Maiden". For the album "Piece of Mind" he was called: Simon "Bullseye" Fowler.


Musicians:
  • Bruce Dickinson - Lead Vocals

      Bruce Dickinson (real-name: Paul Bruce Dickinson") a famous British Rock and Heavy Metal singer, who has been lead vocals in bands like "Iron Maiden", Samson, Speed, Styx and other bands. During his career he has used different aliases like "Bruce Bruce" or "Bruce Dickinson". Here is a summary of his career.

  • Dave Murray - Guitars

      Dave Murray a British Guitarist known for playing in "Iron Maiden". Before joining the "Iron Maiden" band, Adrian Smith and Dave Murray played together in the "Stone Free" and "Urchin" band.

  • Adrian Smith - Guitars

      Adrian Smith - Guitarist with the British Heavy Metal band "Iron Maiden" . Adrian Smith" started his musical career in the Urchin band and performed with "Iron Maiden" from 1980 until Today with several breaks in between.

      Before joining the "Iron Maiden" band, Adrian Smith and Dave Murray played together in the "Stone Free" and "Urchin" band.

  • Steve Harris - Bass, Vocals

      Steve Harris (Bass player) is founder of the British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) "Iron Maiden" in 1975 and has been Mr "Iron Maiden" since.

  • Nicko McBrain - Drums

      Nicko McBrain (real-name: Michael Henry McBrain) played drums with the French "Trust" band from 1980-1982, before joining "Iron Maiden" in 1982.

Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Where Eagles Dare
  2. Revelations
  3. Flight of Icarus
  4. Die With Your Boots On
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. The Trooper
  2. Still Life
  3. Quest for Fire
  4. Sun and Steel
  5. To Tame a Land

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