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Steve Harris, the captain and founder of Iron Maiden, once said “the only legacy I want to leave behind with Iron Maiden is that everybody remembers us as a bloody great live band”. And it´s probably safe to say most people who have experienced them live will do. The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter is a live album (two CDs or three vinyls) documenting various shows all over the world during the band´s latest tour in support of their first studio double CD, The Book Of Souls. Two million people attended the tour. Pretty good going for a band with no history of radio play or proper hits. And 37 years in, they´re still getting bigger. Now with three generations of fans celebrating their music.
More than one third of the album´s fifteen songs come from The Book Of Souls. It´s one of their stronger, later efforts (later means post-millennium), the progtastic title track being a particular favourite for all its glorious eleven minute duration, along with the slightly trimmer Death Or Glory.
The rest of the songs are mostly the usual suspects. Fear Of The Dark, The Trooper and Number Of The » Continue Reading.