Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

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Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Studio album by Iron Maiden
Released 11 April 1988
Genre Heavy metal
Length 43:50
Language English
Label EMI
Producer Martin Birch
Iron Maiden chronology
Somewhere in Time
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
No Prayer for the Dying

Seventh Son of a Seventh Son is a studio album by Iron Maiden. It went on sale on 11 April 1988.[1]

It is a concept album, and talks about the idea that a seventh son of a seventh son has special powers.[2] The album was the most popular one in th eUnited Kingdom when it went on sale.[1]

The album got good reviews. One person who reviewed it said that "ranks among [Iron Maiden's] best work."[2]

Musicians[change | change source]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Moonchild"   Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith 5:39
2. "Infinite Dreams"   Steve Harris 6:09
3. "Can I Play with Madness"   Dickinson, Smith, Harris 3:31
4. "The Evil That Men Do"   Dickinson, Smith, Harris 4:34
5. "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"   Harris 9:53
6. "The Prophecy"   Dave Murray, Harris 5:05
7. "The Clairvoyant"   Harris 4:27
8. "Only the Good Die Young"   Dickinson, Harris 4:42

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son". Iron Maiden official website. Retrieved 15 January 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 January 2011.