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IRON MAIDEN STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND 12" MAXI

IRON MAIDEN STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND 12" MAXI

Collectors information/Description: 

"Stranger in a Strange Land" is the second single by Iron Maiden from their 1986 album Somewhere in Time. The song is unrelated to Robert A. Heinlein's novel by the same name. The lyrics are about an Arctic explorer who dies and is frozen in the ice.
 

Music Genre: 

NWOBHM New Wave of British Heavy Metal 

Album 
Production information:

The album: "IRON MAIDEN - Stranger in a Strange Land 12" Maxi" was produced by: Martin Birch

Martin Birch - is 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 as used many different nicknames.

Sleeve Illustration by Derek Riggs

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

 

Record Label: 

EMI 1A K060-020 1551 6  

Record Format

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

Year & Country 

1986 Made in EEC

Band Members and Musicians on: IRON MAIDEN - Stranger in a Strange Land 12" Maxi

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bruce Dickinson - 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 - guitar

    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 - guitar, backing vocals

    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 guitar, backing 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.

Track Listing of: IRON MAIDEN - Stranger in a Strange Land 12" Maxi

The Song/tracks on "IRON MAIDEN - Stranger in a Strange Land 12" Maxi" are

  • Stranger in a Strange Land (Adrian Smith) - 5:45
  • That Girl (Andy Barnett, Dave Colwell, The Entire Population of Hackney cover) - 5:04
  • Juanita (Steve Barnacle, Derek O'Neil; Marshall Fury cover) - 3:47

Album cover photos of : IRON MAIDEN - Stranger in a Strange Land 12" Maxi

Photo of IRON MAIDEN album Front Cover 

Iron Maiden Stranger in a Strange Land

Iron Maiden Stranger in a Strange Land

Iron Maiden Stranger in a Strange Land

 Iron Maiden Stranger in a Strange Land

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