Guess The Iron Maiden Song! [SPOILER-FREE]

Jmaster

Ancient Mariner
Clue 1: In the lyrics to this song, one can find either a contradiction or a change in attitude from the first to the second verse.
Clue 2: The song has a character who, although being entitled differently, appears more than once in the lyrics.
Clue 3: The song has an instrumental intro and outro. These are near identical, but differ in length.
Clue 4: The song’s composition has been a contested issue - to an extent that is had perceptible consequences for the band.
Clue 5: You will find it's warm inside (or maybe you won't).
Clue 6: The song was recorded in the immediate aftermath of a line-up change in the band.



Already guessed: Killers, Judgement of Heaven, Innocent Exile, Alexander the Great, The Red and the Black, Wasted Years, Hallowed Be Thy Name, Sanctuary, Nomad, Charlotte the Harlot, From Here to Eternity, 22 Acacia Avenue, Wasting Love
 

Jmaster

Ancient Mariner
Clue 1: In the lyrics to this song, one can find either a contradiction or a change in attitude from the first to the second verse.
Clue 2: The song has a character who, although being entitled differently, appears more than once in the lyrics.
Clue 3: The song has an instrumental intro and outro. These are near identical, but differ in length.
Clue 4: The song’s composition has been a contested issue - to an extent that is had perceptible consequences for the band.
Clue 5: You will find it's warm inside (or maybe you won't).
Clue 6: The song was recorded in the immediate aftermath of a line-up change in the band.
Clue 7:
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Already guessed:
Killers, Judgement of Heaven, Innocent Exile, Alexander the Great, The Red and the Black, Wasted Years, Hallowed Be Thy Name, Sanctuary, Nomad, Charlotte the Harlot, From Here to Eternity, 22 Acacia Avenue, Wasting Love
 

Jmaster

Ancient Mariner
Clue 1: In the lyrics to this song, one can find either a contradiction or a change in attitude from the first to the second verse.
Clue 2: The song has a character who, although being entitled differently, appears more than once in the lyrics.
Clue 3: The song has an instrumental intro and outro. These are near identical, but differ in length.
Clue 4: The song’s composition has been a contested issue - to an extent that is had perceptible consequences for the band.
Clue 5: You will find it's warm inside (or maybe you won't).
Clue 6: The song was recorded in the immediate aftermath of a line-up change in the band.
Clue 7:
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Clue 8:
At the time the Maiden song was recorded, another band had just finished making an album in the same studio. This album is frequently named among the best albums ever made. One of the tracks on this album has a name that later also became a Maiden song title.



Already guessed: Killers, Judgement of Heaven, Innocent Exile, Alexander the Great, The Red and the Black, Wasted Years, Hallowed Be Thy Name, Sanctuary, Nomad, Charlotte the Harlot, From Here to Eternity, 22 Acacia Avenue, Wasting Love, Run to the Hills, The Wicker Man
 

Jmaster

Ancient Mariner
Burning Ambition is correct, Black Bart. Your turn!

Clues explained:

Clue 1: In the lyrics to this song, one can find either a contradiction or a change in attitude from the first to the second verse.
Warnings first: Watch your step, stay away. Plea for support next: Need your help to see it through.

Clue 2: The song has a character who, although being entitled differently, appears more than once in the lyrics.
Woman, baby, honey.

Clue 3: The song has an instrumental intro and outro. These are near identical, but differ in length.
Self-explanatory

Clue 4: The song’s composition has been a contested issue - to an extent that is had perceptible consequences for the band.
Gypsy's Kiss rejected an early, more elaborate version of the song. Made Steve realise he needed to form his own band.

Clue 5: You will find it's warm inside (or maybe you won't).
Refers to song lyric: Something burning inside me (but "you better stay away" when it happens, so maybe you won't experience it)

Clue 6: The song was recorded in the immediate aftermath of a line-up change in the band.
Tony Parsons was fired about two weeks before the recording.

Clue 7:
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Band names appear on the cover of the Running Free single, where B.A was the b-side.

Clue 8: At the time the Maiden song was recorded, another band had just finished making an album in the same studio. This album is frequently named among the best albums ever made. One of the tracks on this album has a name that later also became a Maiden song title.
The Clash recorded London Calling (including the song Death or Glory) in Wessex Studios August-November 1979. B.A was recorded there Nov. 25th.
 
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