The Final Frontier

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The Final Frontier
Studio album by
Released13 August 2010
Recorded11 January – 12 February 2010[1]
Compass Point Studios
(Nassau, Bahamas)
17 February – 1 March 2010[1]
The Cave Studios
(Malibu, California)
GenreHeavy metal
Length76:34
LabelEMI
UME, Sony (United States)
ProducerKevin Shirley, Steve Harris
Iron Maiden chronology
'A Matter of Life and Death
(2006)
The Final Frontier 'The Book of Souls
(2015)
Singles from The Final Frontier
  1. "El Dorado"
    Released: 8 June 2010

The Final Frontier is an album by Iron Maiden. It was announced on 4 March 2010, along a concert tour.[2]

It was recorded in The Bahamas and produced by Kevin Shirley.[3] The album began being sold on 17 August 2010.[4]

It sold very well, being the most popular album in 21 countries when it went on sale, as well as being one of the top five most popular albums in eight other countries.[5]

Musicians[change | change source]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleMusic Length
1. "Satellite 15... The Final Frontier"  Adrian Smith, Steve Harris 8:41
2. "El Dorado"  Smith, Harris, Bruce Dickinson 6:48
3. "Mother of Mercy"  Smith, Harris 5:20
4. "Coming Home"  Smith, Harris, Dickinson 5:52
5. "The Alchemist"  Janick Gers, Harris, Dickinson 4:29
6. "Isle of Avalon"  Smith, Harris 9:06
7. "Starblind"  Smith, Harris, Dickinson 7:48
8. "The Talisman"  Gers, Harris 9:03
9. "The Man Who Would Be King"  Dave Murray, Harris 8:28
10. "When the Wild Wind Blows"  Harris 10:59
Total length:
76:34

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kevin Shirley's recording diary- The Final Frontier". ironmaiden.com. Archived from the original on 16 September 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  2. "IRON MAIDEN announce new studio album 'THE FINAL FRONTIER' and North American Tour". Iron Maiden official website. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  3. "Producer KEVIN SHIRLEY Completes Mixing New IRON MAIDEN Album - Apr. 6, 2010". Blabbermouth.net. 6 April 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  4. "The Final Frontier". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  5. "GLOBAL CHART DOMINATION for THE FINAL FRONTIER!". Iron Maiden official website. 26 August 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010.