IRON MAIDEN - Piece Of Mind Europe Blue Rim-Text Gatefold Cover 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

  This European release of "Piece Of Mind" can be uniquely identified by the outer-rim text of the record label printed in blue. Additionally it has the "Made in EEC" printed near 9'o clock

"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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Essential Album Information For: IRON MAIDEN - Piece Of Mind Netherlands Blue Rim-Text Gatefold Cover

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: 280 gram  

Year & Country:

1983 Printed in Holland for European Distribution

Product Information and Collector Notes

 

Album Back Cover

On the bottom left of the album back cover there is:

Marketed, manufactured and distributed by EMI.
Printed in Holland by EMI Services Benelux B.V., Uden.

Record Label

Record label information:

  • "Made in EEC" on outer rim of labels, both sides of the label
  • Centerlabel Side One: 1A 064-07724 (064-07724-A)
  • Centerlabel Side Two: 1A 064-07724 (064-07724-B)
  • Labels read: Side One, Side Two.
  • Below center hole
  • ? 1983 Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd.
  • © 1983 Iron Maiden (Holdings) Ltd.
  • All lyrics © 1983.
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • BLUE outer ring on label.

IRON MAIDEN - Piece Of Mind Europe Blue Rim-Text Gatefold Cover Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This 12" LP 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 has photos on the left side and lyrics of all the songs on the right side.

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 "Piece Of Mind" 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 Design

Rod Smallwood - Album Cover Design

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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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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