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Journeyman

Discussion in 'Dance Of Death' started by Anonymous, Mar 20, 2004.

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

  1. 10

    11.4%
  2. 9

    14.3%
  3. 8

    25.7%
  4. 7

    25.7%
  5. 6

    5.7%
  6. 5

    8.6%
  7. 4

    5.7%
  8. 3

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. 2

    2.9%
  10. 1

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Re: 'Journeyman'

    Well for me personally, Journeyman is the best song that Iron Maiden have ever writen. It's a very very special song to me and it really means a lot to me this song does. Journeyman is me and my girlfriends song and every time I listen to it all I can think about is her. We both absoloutly love Iron Maiden to pieces but the song Journeyman in particular is a very special song to both of us and we really really hope that they play it on their upcoming tour this year because we're both going to the Glasgow gig and it would mean so much to us if they played it.
     
  2. Prance

    Prance Invader

    Re: 'journeyman'

    Depends which way you take Journey man! I took it that no one can take Bruces freedom away!

    Prance :bigsmile:
     
  3. Cmaro214

    Cmaro214 Prowler

    Re: 'Journeyman'

    didnt bruce say this was about the journey of being an artist (music artist) and the experience that comes with it
     
  4. Prance

    Prance Invader

    Re: 'journeyman'

    :innocent: Journey man is a great song, I like the lyrics.
     
  5. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Yorktown-class aircraft carrier Staff Member

    Daily Song: Journeyman

    Welcome to the Daily Vote Thread! Rules are here.

    Remember, only a decent review will count towards the contest.

    Today's song: Journeyman

    Yesterday's song remains open for voting! You can find it here. [hr][/hr]

    I loved this song at first, but it is slipping down my rankings. The electric version isn't any better. It is a good unique song with a good set of interesting lyrics. 8/10.
     
  6. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    A nice change of pace for Maiden, I like the album version better than the electric.  It worked very well on the Death on the Road tour/album/DVD.  They took a bit of a chance on this song and it worked well.  I give it a very strong 7.
     
  7. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    Fantastic ballad featuring one of Maiden's best choruses. 10/10!
     
  8. Habberdasher

    Habberdasher Trooper

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    I agree with those sentiments. loved it at first, but haven't really enjoyed it much since about 2004. 5
     
  9. Cosmiceddie

    Cosmiceddie Back From The Edge

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    'The Journeyman' is utter crap, it's in my top ten of worst Maiden songs with Bruce. (1/10). It's in the same league like 'The Assassin' and 'Hooks In You'.
     
  10. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    This song has a nice atmosphere, especially near the end, when the keyboards flow like oceanwaves on which the journeyman sails. I like the chorus less than the rest of the song.

    low 7
     
  11. Albie

    Albie Keeping an open eye on the Weeping Angels.

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    I was just listening to this on the way home and, well, it is such a good record. It really does deserve a 9 and it closes the album so beautifully.
     
  12. Black Thunder

    Black Thunder Ancient Mariner

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    Very, very good! I really like the acoustic work!

    9.
     
  13. Donner

    Donner Ancient Mariner

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    It's good but not great.  It seemed like a unique idea at the time to end the album with an acoustic slow number but I think this song has easily been eclipsed by subsequent ballads Out of the Shadows and particularly Coming Home.  7/10.
     
  14. Yax

    Yax Ancient Mariner

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    It's an ok song. 5/10
     
  15. Perun

    Perun Climbing like a monkey Staff Member

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    A great one, although like others here, I used to like it a lot more than I do now. Doesn't mean it gets lower than 8/10, though.
     
  16. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    Wow what a closer! This is one of the best on the album. I love acoustic songs and I think maiden did it perfect here. H's live solo is great too. 10/10
     
  17. SixesAlltheway

    SixesAlltheway Yacht Rock

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    Not very fond of this track. Its just not very good for a 7 minute track that really does...nothing. The chorus is cliched and banal. The track is drowning in uninspired synths that blares out the tedious acoustic guitar. I have to give some points for the lyrics in the verses, the best part about this song, very melancholy and poetically penned. 4/10
     
  18. Jeffmetal

    Jeffmetal Ancient Mariner

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    9. Love the lyrics, the verses. The chorus is great, specially live, but the instrumental passage should've been greater.
     
  19. Taker

    Taker Cannon Fodder

    Re: Daily Song: Journeyman

    7/10... I've never been much of a fan of the chorus, but the tune itself is well done. I didn't realize there was an electric version... must investigate...
     
  20. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

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