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The X Factor

Iron Maiden

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 2nd, 1995
Catalog ID:
7243 8 35819 2 4
Label:
EMI
Format:
CD
Reviews:
20 reviews (avg. 76%)
1. Sign of the Cross 11:17   Show lyrics
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2. Lord of the Flies 05:04   Show lyrics
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3. Man on the Edge 04:14   Show lyrics
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4. Fortunes of War 07:23   Show lyrics
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5. Look for the Truth 05:11   Show lyrics
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6. The Aftermath 06:20   Show lyrics
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7. Judgement of Heaven 05:13   Show lyrics
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8. Blood on the World's Hands 05:58   Show lyrics
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9. The Edge of Darkness 06:39   Show lyrics
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10. 2 A.M. 05:38   Show lyrics
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11. The Unbeliever 08:10   Show lyrics
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Band members
Blaze Bayley Vocals
Dave Murray Guitars
Janick Gers Guitars
Steve Harris Bass
Nicko McBrain Drums
Guest/Session
Michael "Count" Kenney Keyboards
The Xpression Choir Vocals (choirs) on "Sign of the Cross"
Miscellaneous staff
Steve Harris Producer, Mixing
Ronal Whelan Mastering
Mick McKenna Boffin
Ross Halfin UK Photography
Simon Fowler UK Photography
Tony Frederick US Photography
Hugh Syme Cover art, Art Direction, Design, Digital Illustration
Nigel Green Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Blaze Bayley Vocals
Dave Murray Guitars
Janick Gers Guitars
Steve Harris Bass
Nicko McBrain Drums
Michael "Count" Kenney Keyboards
The Xpression Choir Vocals (choirs) on "Sign of the Cross"
Steve Harris Producer, Mixing
Ronal Whelan Mastering
Mick McKenna Boffin
Ross Halfin UK Photography
Simon Fowler UK Photography
Tony Frederick US Photography
Hugh Syme Cover art, Art Direction, Design, Digital Illustration
Nigel Green Producer, Engineering, Mixing
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Read A new taste of Maiden 75% Ayeka October 3rd, 2002

First album with Blaze Bayley.

Music videos were made for the songs "Man on the Edge" and "Lord of the Flies (live)".

The artwork shown is the original cover. A toned down version was created after many British chain-stores threatened to boycott the album over the graphic nature of the original artwork. The CD booklet is reversible with the original artwork printed upside-down on the other side, so either version can be displayed.

Recording information:

Produced and mixed at Barnyard Studios, Essex.
Mastered at Chop 'Em Out.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 7 24383 58192 4
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