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Iron Maiden > The Trooper
Iron Maiden - The Trooper
Iron Maiden discography (misc)
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The Trooper

Iron Maiden

Type:
Single
Release date:
June 20th, 1983
Catalog ID:
EMI 5397
Label:
EMI
Format:
7" vinyl (45 RPM)
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 82%)
Side A
1. The Trooper 04:11   Show lyrics
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Side B
2. Cross-Eyed Mary (Jethro Tull cover) 03:55   Show lyrics
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  08:06  
Band members
Bruce Dickinson Vocals
Dave Murray Guitars
Adrian Smith Guitars
Steve Harris Bass
Nicko McBrain Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Derek Riggs Artwork
Martin Birch Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Frank Gibson Engineering
Bruce Buchhalter Engineering (mixing)
Derek Riggs Artwork
Martin Birch Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Frank Gibson Engineering
Bruce Buchhalter Engineering (mixing)
Read A single worthy of a review 82% IrishDeathgrip April 1st, 2008

When the single was released, American radio stations started giving airplay to the Jethro Tull cover on the B-Side, instead of the title song. As a result, Capitol records (EMI America) suggested that the song was added to the "Piece of Mind" album as a bonus track, but the band and their management refused.

Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 1): UTOPIA EMI 5397 A-1U-1-4-8
Matrix / Runout (Side B Variant 1): EMI 5397 B-1U-1-1-5
Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 2): EMI 5397 A-1U-1-4-10 UTOPIA
Matrix / Runout (Side B Variant 2): EMI 5378 B-1U-1-4-3

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