“The Number Of The Beast” by Iron Maiden - album review

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TJR says

Taking the Motorhead approach to rock works for me, and some much welcome Punk motifs unexpectedly propel Iron Maiden's third LP into my affections. To commend it, side one has the lively “Invaders”, the Patrick-McGoohan-sampling “The Prisoner” and “22 Acacia Avenue”, where Charlotte the Harlot offers her 'services'. It tickles me to know they were genuinely viewed as satanists in god-fearing America. Cementing the album's legendary status, side two is dominated by the Top 20 hits “The Number Of The Beast” (#18) and “Run To The Hills” (#7), two classics in any musical language. It's an overall 6.69 from me and I kid you not, that was not fixed. It's the devil's riot.

The Jukebox Rebel

A1 [03:23] 6.2.png Iron Maiden - Invaders (Steve Harris) Rock
A2 [04:34] 5.3.png Iron Maiden - Children Of The Damned (Steve Harris) Rock
A3 [06:02] 7.8.png Iron Maiden - The Prisoner (Steve Harris, Adrian Smith) Rock
A4 [06:36] 6.7.png Iron Maiden - 22 Acacia Avenue (Steve Harris, Adrian Smith) Rock
B1 [04:50] 9.4.png Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast (Steve Harris) Rock
B2 [03:52] 9.3.png Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills (Steve Harris) Rock
B3 [03:47] 3.5.png Iron Maiden - Gangland (Adrian Smith, Clive Burr) Rock
B4 [07:10] 5.3.png Iron Maiden - Hallowed Be Thy Name (Steve Harris) Rock

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