No Prayer for the Dying

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No Prayer for the Dying
Studio album by
Released1 October 1990
GenreHeavy metal
Length44:25
LabelEMI, Epic
Iron Maiden chronology
'Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
(1988)
No Prayer for the Dying '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. TitleWriter(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. TitleWriter(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.