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Murders in the Rue Morgue

Discussion in 'Killers' started by Anonymous, Apr 11, 2004.


How good is Murders in the Rue Morgue on a scale of 1-10?

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  1. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Re: Daily Song: Murders in the Rue Morgue

    All in all a very energetic track, but I find the intro and the harmonies so strong that all the other parts are a bit bleak compared to these moments. The singing hasn't that much variation either.

  2. Cap Maronis

    Cap Maronis Trooper

    Re: Daily Song: Murders in the Rue Morgue

    This is actually my favorite song of Maiden's to hear someone cover since it can be taken in many different directions. On its own, it's a great song, but at the end of the day when compared to the rest of the catalogue and keeping in mind 9's and 10's are legend, 8 is about as high as I can give it
  3. Dead Boss

    Dead Boss Invader

    Re: Daily Song: Murders in the Rue Morgue

    No it doesn't. They only share the two murdered women.
  4. Cornfed Hick

    Cornfed Hick Electric Eye

    Re: Daily Song: Murders in the Rue Morgue

    My second-favorite song off the Killers album.  Plus, it liberally uses the word "gendarmes," which you don't hear in metalsongs very often!
  5. Jeffmetal

    Jeffmetal Ancient Mariner

    9. This one I love the way the lyrics flashes in front of my eyes like a movie and the tightness and the synchronization in the playing is mesmerizing. The guitar duets in the middle and the rhythm's groove are phenomenal.
  6. Ranko

    Ranko I'll shoot the gunner first!

    8/10, one of the best Di Anno era songs.
  7. Dr. Eddies Wingman

    Dr. Eddies Wingman Brighter than thousand_suns

    Thiis pretty much sums up what I feel about the song as well. One of my favourites off this record, 9/10.
  8. Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan Ancient Mariner

    I love the bass of this song, it carries the whole tune.  Too bad it was repeated again in the album.  That's what 'Killers' really suffers from -- not as much variety.  It is a good thing the band went away from the punk vibe, as they've done all they could with that genre.  Still if I don't compare this with the whole album, the rocker really stands out as a great live experience. 9/10
  9. ______no5

    ______no5 The Angel Of The Odd

    I appreciate this song more and more with the years. As Jeff stated above 'the guitar duets in the middle and the rhythm's groove are phenomenal'. A classic sample of early Maiden and another headbanging monster; during the Early Days tour, I realized what a live monster it can be, too. 9/10
  10. Taker

    Taker Cannon Fodder

    9 out of 10... Another showcase for Di'anno's one of a kind voice. Clive and Steve propel this one, but the guitars aren't Dave and Adrian's best work, which is the only thing keeping me from rating it a ten...
  11. Prowler_108

    Prowler_108 Trooper

    A definite 9, one of my favorite Paul tracks.
  12. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Yorktown-class aircraft carrier Staff Member

    Current score: 8.77
    Previous score: 9.44
    Difference: -0.67
  13. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Great track. I will always remember going to see Maiden in 2005 hearing Ides Of March and saying "They're gonna play Wrathchild now!" And being pleasantly surprised when Nicko started the drum fill for Murders . 10/10
  14. Vap

    Vap Ancient Mariner

    Energetic and powerful song. Hits me like thousand hammers. 9/10
  15. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    I really like the beginning of the song. Beast Over Hammersmith version is better IMO. 9/10.
  16. Fugazi

    Fugazi Alchemist

    Personally I feel that Murders In The Rue Morgue should have been the opening track on the album followed by Wrathchild, a fantastic rocker, 8/10.
  17. The Flash

    The Flash Dennis Wilcock did 9/11

    Great song. A breathtaking intro, great atmosphere and fantastic rising parts. One of the best uptempo songs of the Di'Anno era. 9/10.
  18. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    Best song on the album ... a 10.
  19. Albie

    Albie Keeping an open eye on the Weeping Angels.

    9 - one the best tracks on Killers.
  20. wizard

    wizard Invader

    A fantastic slow intro then it turns out to be a great up tempo song. My favourite from the album. 9/10

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