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Discussion in 'Killers' started by Anonymous, Oct 9, 2003.


How good is Drifter on a scale of 1-10?

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  1. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Together with Innocent Exile the least special of Killers and one of the (if not the) worst of the Di'Anno era. The riffs are a bit repetitive, and I find the vocals monotone. I still like the variation in the middle and the solos bring it up again to a 6.
  2. Dr. Eddies Wingman

    Dr. Eddies Wingman Brighter than thousand_suns

    Another piece of meh, 5/10.
  3. Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan Ancient Mariner

    I gave it a 4/10.  Never got into it.  Repetitive and the music does not make up for it. I like Grapetrap's explanation of the lyrics up above.
  4. ______no5

    ______no5 The Angel Of The Odd

    7/10, because it fits perfectly for Killers closer and it's awesome live.
  5. Taker

    Taker Cannon Fodder

    10 out of 10... This song has been one of my favorite Maiden tunes for many years. A good old fashioned blues rocker that gets the old head banging every time. Adrian's solo with the heavy wah might not be one of his most technical, but it's one of his best. I can remember wall shaking house parties in high school when it was the rule that Drifter had to be cranked up to levels to make your ears bleed. I LOVED this tune as a kid... still do.
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  6. Prowler_108

    Prowler_108 Trooper

    I give it a 8, it's great live and still fun in the studio version.
  7. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Yorktown-class aircraft carrier Staff Member

    Current score: 6.05
    Previous score: 7.72
    Difference: -1.67
  8. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    I like this one a lot. I don't get why some people don't like it much. The lyrics aren't great but it reflects Steve's influences at the time. I like Paul's vocals on this one as well (he shines on this whole album) and it is a great way to end a great album. 9/10
  9. Vap

    Vap Ancient Mariner

    4/10. This and Prodigal Son are the only two reasons why I can't let the otherwise smashing album be part of my Top 5 Maiden albums.
  10. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    Opening riff is good, but I don't like that "sing it along, blah, blah" part. Paul sings really good here. 5/10.
  11. Zare

    Zare Dream of broken citadels

    Yo yo yo my ass. 5.
  12. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Hehehe  :)
  13. Fugazi

    Fugazi Alchemist

    I like Drifter, like how it sounds in general 8/10.
  14. The Flash

    The Flash Dennis Wilcock did 9/11

    Good song, I like it. 8/10.
  15. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    I like the song ... an 8.

    Good vehicle for Di'annos vocals.
  16. wizard

    wizard Invader

  17. Murder89

    Murder89 Officer Friendly

    I always loved how this song closes the album.
    I don't see anything wrong about the lyrics.I love the insane and long solo at the end. 9/10
  18. Tron

    Tron Trooper

    8/10 - killers lesser brother of prowler... again below par lyrics but energy revives it, sorry if my reviews are short in this album but for me it a very underwhelming album
  19. Revelations85

    Revelations85 Trooper

    9/10. A great closer.
  20. Viperlord

    Viperlord Nomad

    Lyrics aren't anything special here, especially on the studio version, but great energy, and I like the riff. 7/10

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