Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

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Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Studio album by
Released11 April 1988
GenreHeavy metal
Length43:50
LanguageEnglish
LabelEMI
ProducerMartin Birch
Iron Maiden chronology
'Somewhere in Time
(1986)
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 'No Prayer for the Dying
(1990)

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. TitleWriter(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.