Iron Maiden

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Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band.

Song lyrics[edit]

Run to the hills, run for your lives.
666 the number of the beast.
Hell and fire was born to be released
Fly, on your way, like an eagle
Fly, touch the Sun

Iron Maiden (1980)[edit]

  • Iron Maiden can't be fought, Iron Maiden can't be sought.
    • Iron Maiden, written by Steve Harris

Killers (1981)[edit]

  • Over clouds my mind will fly, forever now I can't think why.
    My body tries to leave my soul.
    Or is it me, I just don't know.
    Mem'ries rising from the past, the future's shadow overcast.
    Something's clutching at my head, through the darkness I'll be led.

The Number of the Beast (1982)[edit]

  • Night was black, was no use holding back,
    'Cause I just had to see, was someone
    watching me.
    In the mist, dark figures move and twist,
    Was all this for real, or just some kind of hell.
    666 the number of the beast.
    Hell and fire was born to be released
    .
  • White man came across the sea,
    He brought us pain and misery.
    He killed our tribes, he killed our creed,
    He took our game for his own need.
  • Run to the hills, run for your lives.
    • Run to the Hills
  • Around the world the nations wait,
    For some wise word from their leading light.
    You know it's not only madmen who listen to fools.
    Is this the end, the millions cried,
    Clutching their riches as they died.
    Those who survive must weather the storm.
    • Total Eclipse, written by Steve Harris, Dave Murray and Clive Burr

Piece of Mind (1983)[edit]

  • Just a babe in a black abyss,
    No reason for a place like this.
    The walls are cold and souls cry out in pain.
    An easy way for the blind to go,
    A clever path for the fools who know
    The Secret of the Hangman ­ the smile on his lips.
    The light of the Blind you'll see,
    The venom that tears my spine,
    The Eyes of the Nile are opening you'll see.
    • Revelations, written by Bruce Dickinson
  • She came to me with a serpents kiss,
    As the Eye of the Sun rose on her lips.
    Moonlight catches silver tears I cry.
    • Revelations
  • Bind us all together,
    Ablaze with Hope and Free.
    No storm or heavy weather,
    Will rock the boat you'll see.
    • Revelations
  • Now the crowd breaks and a young boy appears
    Looks the old man in the eye
    As he spreads his wings and shouts at the crowd
    In the name of God my father I'll fly
  • Fly, on your way, like an eagle
    Fly as high as the Sun
    On your way, like an eagle
    Fly, touch the Sun
    • Flight of Icarus
  • 13 the Beast is Rising,
    The Frenchman did surmise,
    Through earthquakes and starvation,
    The Warlord will arise,
    Terror, Death, Destruction,
    Pour from the Eastern sands,
    But the truth of all predictions,
    Is always in your hands.
    • Die with Your Boots On, written by Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson and Steve Harris
  • You take my life but I'll take yours too
    You fire your musket but I run you through
    So when you're waiting for the next attack
    You'd better stand there's no turning back.
  • The bugle sounds and the charge begins
    But on this battlefield no one wins
    The smell of acrid smoke and horses breath
    As I plunge on into certain death.
    • The Trooper

Powerslave (1984)[edit]

  • Running, scrambling, flying
    Rolling, turning, diving
  • Run,
    Live to fly, fly to live, do or die
    Won't you
    Run, live to fly, fly to live
    Aces high
    • Aces High
  • The killer's breed or the Demon's seed,
    The glamour, the fortune, the pain,
    Go to war again, blood is freedom's stain,
    Don't you pray for my soul anymore.
  • 2 minutes to midnight,
    The hands that threaten doom.
    2 minutes to midnight,
    To kill the unborn in the womb.
    • 2 Minutes to Midnight
  • Tell me why I had to be a Powerslave
    I don't wanna die, I'm a God,
    Why can't I live on?
    When the Life Giver dies,
    All around is laid waste,
    And in my last hour,
    I'm a Slave to the Power of Death.
    • Powerslave, Written by Bruce Dickinson

Somewhere in Time (1986)[edit]

Don't waste your time
Always searching for those wasted years
  • Too much time on my hands
    I got you on my mind
    Can't ease this pain, so easily
    When you can't find the words to say
    It's hard to make it through another day
    And it makes me want to cry
    And throw my hands up to the sky
  • So understand
    Don't waste your time
    Always searching for those wasted years

    Face up... make your stand
    And realize you're living in the golden years
    • Wasted Years

Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (1988)[edit]

  • Infinite dreams, I can't deny them
    Infinity is hard to comprehend
    I couldn't hear those screams
    Even in my wildest dreams
  • It can't be all coincidence
    Too many things are evident
    You tell me you're an unbeliever
    Spiritualist? Well me I'm neither
    But wouldn't you like to know
    The truth
    Of what's out there to have the proof
    And find out just which side
    You're on
    Where would you end in Heaven or
    In hell?
    • Infinite Dreams
  • There's got to be just more to it
    Than this
    Or tell me why do we exist
    I'd like to think that when I die
    I'd get a chance, another time
    And to return and live again
    Reincarnate, play the game
    Again and again and again
    • Infinite Dreams
  • Can I play with Madness?
    The prophet stared at his crystal ball,
    Can I play with Madness?
    There's no vision there at all.
    Can I play with Madness?
    The prophet looked and he laughed at me!
    Can I play with Madness?
    He said you're blind, too blind to see!
The evil that men do lives on and on!
Sands are flowing and the lines
Are in your hand
In your eyes I see the hunger, and the
Desperate cry that tears the night
Spend your days full of emptiness
Spend your years full of loneliness
Wasting love, in a desperate caress
Rolling shadows of nights
  • Living on the razor's edge
    Balancing on the ledge
    You know, you know!
  • Circle of fire my baptism of joy
    And an end it seems
    The seventh lamb slain
    The book of life opens before me
    • The Evil That Men Do
  • And I will pray for you
    Some day I may return
    Don't you cry for me
    Beyond is where I learn
    • The Evil That Men Do
  • The evil that men do lives on and on!
    • The Evil That Men Do
  • There's a time to live but isn't it strange
    That as soon as you're born you're dying

No Prayer for the Dying (1990)[edit]

  • I've lived in filth I've lived in sin
    And I still smell cleaner than the shit you're in
    • Holy Smoke, written by Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson
  • A million network slaves
    In an advertising new age
    I don't need a crystal ball to sell ya
    Your children have more brains
    Than your drug infested remains
    California dreaming as the Earth dies screaming
    • Public Enema Number One, written by Dave Murray and Bruce Dickinson
  • Mother Russia
    Dance of the Tsars
    Hold up your heads
    Remember who you are
    Can you release
    The anger the grief
    Can you be happy
    Now your people are free
    • Mother Russia, written by Steve Harris

Fear of the Dark (1992)[edit]

  • The serpent is crawling inside of your ear
    He says you must vote for what you want to hear
    Don't matter what's wrong as long as you're alright
    So pull yourself stupid and rob yourself blind.
  • Now we live, in a world of uncertainty
    Fear is the key - to what you want to be
    You don't get a say the majority gets its way
    You're outnumbered by the bastards till the day you die...
    • Fear Is the Key, written by Bruce Dickinson and Janick Gers
  • Maybe one day I'll be an honest man
    Up 'till now I'm doing the best I can
    Long roads, long days, of sunrise, to sunset
    Sunrise to sunset
  • Dream on brothers, while you can
    Dream on sisters, I hope you find the one
    All of our lives, covered up quickly
    By the tides of time
    • Wasting Love
  • Sands are flowing and the lines
    Are in your hand
    In your eyes I see the hunger, and the
    Desperate cry that tears the night
    • Wasting Love
  • Spend your days full of emptiness
    Spend your years full of loneliness
    Wasting love, in a desperate caress
    Rolling shadows of nights
    • Wasting Love
  • You can make your own luck
    You create your destiny
    I believe you have the power if you want to
    ..........it's true
    • The Apparition, written by Steve Harris and Janick Gers
Fear of the dark, fear of the dark
I have a phobia that someone's always there
  • When the light begins to change
    I sometimes feel a little strange
    A little anxious when it's dark
  • Have you ever been alone at night
    Thought you heard footsteps behind
    And turned around and no one's there?
    And as you quicken up your pace
    You'll find it hard to look again
    Because you're sure that someone's there
    • Fear of the Dark
  • Fear of the dark, fear of the dark
    I have constant fear that something's always near
    Fear of the dark, fear of the dark
    I have a phobia that someone's always there
    • Fear of the Dark

The X Factor (1995)[edit]

Saints and sinners
Something within us
To be lord of the flies
  • I don't care for this world anymore
    I just want to live my own fantasy
    Fate has brought us to these shores
    What was meant to be is now happening
  • I've found that I like this living in danger
    Living on edge it feels, it makes me feel as one
    Who cares now what's right or wrong,
    it's reality
    • Lord of the Flies
  • We don't need a code of morality
    • Lord of the Flies
  • I like all the mixed emotion and anger
    It brings out the animal, the power you can feel
    And feeling so high on this much adrenalin
    Excited but scary to believe what we've become
    • Lord of the Flies
  • Saints and sinners
    Something within us
    To be lord of the flies
    • Lord of the Flies
  • Try to release the anger from within
    Forgive yourself a few immortal sins
    Do you really care what people think
    Are you strong enough to release the guilt
    • The Unbeliever, written by Steve Harris and Janick Gers

Virtual XI (1998)[edit]

  • I want to live my life on my own
    I want to lift the unturned stone
    I want to walk right into the fire
    I want to live out all my desires
    I want to go and see the fire burn
    I want to see and feel my world turn
    I want to know what more there's to learn
    I want to pass the point of no return
    • The Educated Fool, written by Steve Harris

Brave New World (2000)[edit]

  • You watch the world exploding every single night
    Dancing in the sun a newborn in the light
    Say goodbye to gravity and say goodbye to death
    Hello to eternity and live for every breath
    • The Wicker Man, written by Adrian Smith, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson
  • Your time will come, your time will come
    • The Wicker Man
  • The ferryman wants his money you ain't going to give it back
    He can push his own boat as you set up off the track
    Nothing you can contemplate will ever be the same
    Every second is a new spark, sets the universe aflame
    • The Wicker Man
  • Withered hands, withered bodies begging for salvation
    Deserted by the hand of gods of their own creation
    Nations cry underneath decaying skies above
    You are guilty
Out of the silent planet
Dreams of desolation
Out of the silent planet
Come the demons of creation
And I dream, of the rain,
as it falls upon the leaves.
I know what I want
I'll say what I want
And no one can take it away
El Dorado streets of gold
See my ship is oversold
You've got one last chance to try
  • The punishment is death for all who live
    • Out of the Silent Planet
  • The killing fields, the grinding wheels crushed by equilibrium
    Separate lives no more disguise, no more second chances
    Haggard wisdom spitting out the bitter taste of hate
    I accuse you

    Before you know the crime it's all too late

    • Out of the Silent Planet
  • Out of the silent planet
    Dreams of desolation
    Out of the silent planet
    Come the demons of creation
    • Out of the Silent Planet
  • There's a thin line between love and hate
    Wider divide that you can see between good and bad
    There's a grey place between black and white
    But everyone does have the right to choose the path that he takes
    • The Thin Line Between Love and Hate, written by Dave Murray and Steve Harris

Dance of Death (2003)[edit]

  • When I'm feeling down and low
    I vow I'll never be the same again
    I just remember what I am
    And visualize just what I'm gonna be
  • When I was wandering in the desert and was searching for the truth
    I heard a choir of angels calling out my name.
    I had the feeling that my life would never be the same again
    I turned my face towards the barren sun.
    • Rainmaker, written by Dave Murray, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson
  • And I know, of the pain, that you feel the same as me.
    And I dream, of the rain, as it falls upon the leaves.
    And the cracks, in our lives, like the cracks upon the ground.
    They are sealed, and are now, washed away.
    • Rainmaker
  • You tell me we can start the rain.
    You tell me that we all can change.
    You tell me we can find something to wash the tears away.
    You tell me we can start the rain.
    You tell me that we all can change.
    You tell me we can find something to wash the tears.
    • Rainmaker
  • So we can only get one chance can we take it
    And we only get one life can't exchange it
    Can we hold on to what we have don't replace it
    The age of innocence is fading... like an old dream
    • Age of Innocence, written by Dave Murray and Steve Harris
  • And the fragment remains of our memories
    And the shadows we made with our hands
    Deeper grey, come to form all the colors of the dawn
    Will this Journeyman’s day be his last?
    • Journeyman, written by Adrian Smith, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson
  • In your life you may choose desolation
    And the shadows you build with your hands
    If you turn to the light
    That is burning in the night
    Then the Journeyman's day has begun
    • Journeyman
  • I know what I want
    I'll say what I want
    And no one can take it away
    • Journeyman

A Matter of Life and Death (2006)[edit]

  • We are cast out by our bloody fathers hand
    We are strangers in this lonely promised land
    We are shadows of the one unholy ghost
    In our nightmare world the only one we trust
    • Lord of Light, written by Adrian Smith, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson

The Final Frontier (2010)[edit]

  • El Dorado come and play
    El Dorado step this way
    Take a ticket for the ride
    El Dorado streets of gold
    See my ship is oversold
    You've got one last chance to try
    • El Dorado, written by Adrian Smith, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson
  • Left the elders to their parley meant to satisfy our lust,
    Leaving Damocles still hanging over all their promised trust
    Walk away from freedoms offered by their jailers in their cage
    Step into the light startripping over mortals in their rage
    • Starblind, written by Adrian Smith, Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson

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