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Empire of the Clouds vinyl single for Record Store Day

Discussion in 'Maiden Chat' started by MrKnickerbocker, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    33 euro out here (jn one shop at least). But it sure looks interesting to get!
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2016
  2. Travis The Dragon

    Travis The Dragon The dreamers may die, but the dreams live on.

  3. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    I did wonder how they'd handle this, given that the song is meant to be sincere, so Eddie smashing the airship wouldn't sit right. And a Maiden record cover without Eddie doesn't feel right. Eddie trying in vain to catch the airship works a lot better. :)
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  4. MrKnickerbocker

    MrKnickerbocker clap hands

    It is nice art indeed, and with that pesky reaper showing up so prominently.
  5. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Yorktown-class aircraft carrier Staff Member

    Yeah, not too bad!
  6. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    That is pretty cool ... Still almost wish they did one for Tears of a Clown .. the artwork for that is pretty damn cool.
  7. Donner

    Donner Ancient Mariner

    Sweet art. I'm already mentally preparing to not find this (there are no decent record stores in my area that I'm aware of that will stock this), that way if I do it'll be a nice bonus!
  8. Niall Kielt

    Niall Kielt Pulled Her At The Bottle Top

    They might go for Tears later, the arts already there, more accessible formats, try to get a chart hit in support of the Fabled Second Leg. I know its been a long tie since they did 3 singles but Empire doesn't really count. Unless they do a radio edit (not happenin)
  9. SixesAlltheway

    SixesAlltheway Yacht Rock

    I love the artwork.
  10. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    Tomorrow is the day, found 3 stores that will have it that are close to one another .. I'll be up early tomorrow to go snag it.
  11. Collin

    Collin Jambi

    I shall attempt to pick up a copy later tomorrow.
  12. Powerslave76

    Powerslave76 Invader

    I'll be going tomorrow to pick this up as well. I love Record Store Day.
  13. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    I do too, it is fun to hang out with people and talking about music, I always enjoyed going to record stores in the pre-internet days in part to talk to random people about how great/bad an album/show was. Especially on a release day with a bunch of fans of the same band. Fuck, I am old
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  14. Travis The Dragon

    Travis The Dragon The dreamers may die, but the dreams live on.

    I remember going to the midnight release of Metallica's Load. Even though it wasn't vinyl, it was tons of fun.
  15. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Until you went home and listened to the album right? :p
  16. i just picked mine up today, it rather anoying as the cover has a whole for the picture disc so the eddie on the cover is the disc but it sounds so good
  17. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    So the Eddie image is on the disc itself, not the cover?
  18. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    That's how I read it. RSD picture discs typically don't have any cover so it makes sense.
  19. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    Yea, it is the disc showing through a hole in the cover, which is pretty much what I expected when I saw the pic of the cover. In any case, I hacked my way through hordes of hipsters and snagged it along with a few Cheap Trick albums. They had 12 of the Maiden ones, I looked on eBay and they are selling for $75 .. I paid $21.99 ...
  20. Srogyy

    Srogyy Ancient Mariner

    Looks like a nice investment. ;) Do you think you will sell it in future or keep it?

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