No Prayer for the Dying

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No Prayer for the Dying
Studio album by Iron Maiden
Released 1 October 1990
Genre Heavy metal
Length 44:25
Label EMI, Epic
Iron Maiden chronology
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
(1988)
No Prayer for the Dying
(1990)
Fear of the Dark
(1992)

No Prayer for the Dying is a studio album by Iron Maiden. It went on sale on 1 October 1990.[1]

The album has Iron Maiden's only song that became the most popular one in England when it was released. This song is called "Bring Your Daughter...to the Slaughter."[2] The album was also the band's last that was rated gold by the RIAA in the United States.[2]

Reviews of the album were mixed. One person who reviewed it said that it "as a whole doesn't measure up" when compared to the better songs on it.[2]

Musicians[change | change source]

Track listing[change | change source]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Tailgunner"   Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson 4:13
2. "Holy Smoke"   Harris, Dickinson 3:47
3. "No Prayer for the Dying"   Harris 4:22
4. "Public Enema Number One"   Dave Murray, Dickinson 4:03
5. "Fates Warning"   Murray, Harris 4:09
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "The Assassin"   Harris 4:16
7. "Run Silent Run Deep"   Harris, Dickinson 4:34
8. "Hooks in You"   Dickinson, Adrian Smith 4:06
9. "Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"   Dickinson 4:42
10. "Mother Russia"   Harris 5:30
Total length:
43:42

References[change | change source]

  1. "No Prayer For The Dying". Iron Maiden official website. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 December 2010.