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A Matter of Life and Death

Iron Maiden

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 28th, 2006
Label:
EMI Records
Reviews:
27 reviews (avg. 78%)
1. Different World 04:17   Show lyrics
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2. These Colours Don't Run 06:52   Show lyrics
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3. Brighter Than a Thousand Suns 08:44   Show lyrics
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4. The Pilgrim 05:07   Show lyrics
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5. The Longest Day 07:48   Show lyrics
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6. Out of the Shadows 05:36   Show lyrics
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7. The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg 07:21   Show lyrics
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8. For the Greater Good of God 09:24   Show lyrics
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9. Lord of Light 07:23   Show lyrics
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10. The Legacy 09:20   Show lyrics
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Band members
Bruce Dickinson Vocals
Nicko McBrain Drums
Steve Harris Bass
Janick Gers Guitars
Adrian Smith Guitars, Guitar synths (on track 3)
Dave Murray Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Simon Fowler Photography
Grant Goleash Cover art (additional)
Tim Bradstreet Cover art
Alex Mackenzie Engineering
Drew Griffiths Engineering
Steve Harris Producer
Kevin Shirley Producer, Mixing, Engineering
John McMurtrie Photography
Bruce Dickinson Vocals
Nicko McBrain Drums
Steve Harris Bass
Janick Gers Guitars
Adrian Smith Guitars, Guitar synths (on track 3)
Dave Murray Guitars
Simon Fowler Photography
Grant Goleash Cover art (additional)
Tim Bradstreet Cover art
Alex Mackenzie Engineering
Drew Griffiths Engineering
Steve Harris Producer
Kevin Shirley Producer, Mixing, Engineering
John McMurtrie Photography
Read The Legacy 90% ViciousFriendlyFish January 30th, 2014
Read Raise me up, take me home 100% severzhavnost March 3rd, 2013
Read IRON MAIDEN reincarnated 99% waxlrose August 28th, 2012
Read Overhyped 38% holyrebels July 13th, 2010
Read For the memories, for the... 68% autothrall February 27th, 2010
Read Somewhere in here, there's... 65% Dunkeltroll July 6th, 2009
Read Maiden Forever. 91% Empyreal July 4th, 2009
Read My Favorite Iron Maiden Album! 100% caspianrex May 17th, 2009
Read This album is a mystery to... 45% ScreamBloodyDeath November 29th, 2008
Read Same old, same old 45% OutlawXanadu August 3rd, 2008
Read Too laid back 60% morbert May 19th, 2008
Read AIYEE! 89% Uebermensch January 29th, 2008
Read What The X Factor should... 97% Woolie_Wool January 9th, 2008
Read Epic album? Epic failure... 0% Magero December 21st, 2007
Read Well, I Certainly Didn’t... 93% lonerider September 3rd, 2007
Read Iron Maiden's Best Album Ever 99% FrostOfTheBlack July 9th, 2007
Read The Longest Album... For... 80% AsPredatorToPrey July 5th, 2007
Read Why is this so praised so... 12% BastardHead June 29th, 2007
Read A Matter of Life and... 98% darkreif March 2nd, 2007
Read Boldly Epic. 92% hells_unicorn November 23rd, 2006
Read An album of two halves 84% Twisted_Innocence November 5th, 2006
Read Bound To Be A Classic 94% GuntherTheUndying September 20th, 2006
Read Mettle Of Life & Breath 96% MettleAngel September 20th, 2006
Read IRON MAIDEN - A Matter of... 88% ysqure3 September 16th, 2006
Read The Maiden machine rolls on 90% chaossphere September 4th, 2006
Read A Masterpiece Of Life And... 96% Fatal_Metal August 25th, 2006
Read Much better than DoD 90% StygianSteel August 24th, 2006
Recorded and mixed at Sarm West Studio, London.

Music videos were made for the songs "The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg" and "Different World".

Released on September 5, 2006 in North America.

Released as a limited edition with DVD containing:
1. The Making of A Matter of Life and Death (30:15)
2. The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg (video) (7:23)
3. Different World (studio footage) (4:17)
4. Photo Gallery (5:36)

The title is considered to be named after a British World War II film "Matter of Life and Death".

There exists also vinyl edition of "A Matter of Life and Death": a double-picture LP in gatefold-sleeve.

Unusually for a major label album, A Matter of Life and Death was not mastered.
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Added on: 2006-06-19 16:08:57 Last modified on: 2014-04-05 16:19:02
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