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Sea of Madness

Discussion in 'Somewhere In Time' started by gor, Sep 20, 2003.


How good is Sea of Madness on a scale of 1-10?

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  1. Zare

    Zare Dream of broken citadels

    I'm very pleased to see that 10's are in the strong lead, after a lot of voting  :)

    ...and that is a brilliant statement! The proggy period of mid to late eighties + 00's prog are, by far, best Maiden periods in my book. However today we have a more jam-based prog, where (in most cases) the main verses and stuff have conventional structures, and then the band shifts into jam type instrumental parts with non-straight rhythms and stuff. But back then, prog would just happen, it was an integral part of the song, and if you took it away, it would be like cutting off both legs.
  2. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Yeah it sounded more fluently back then, as though it happened by itself. However, God may know how many takes were done around that time. ;)
  3. Taker

    Taker Cannon Fodder

    8 out of 10... Always liked this tune, Adrians lead work is pretty exceptional. Coupled with Bruce's strong vocal, the result is this one being a favorite of mine off the album.
  4. Ranko

    Ranko I'll shoot the gunner first!

    10/10 - along with SIASL, the best song on SIT. Love the lyrics, love the guitars, love the progressiveness, love how Harry's bass work during the chorus and love the pre-chorus bridge (ooooh, my eyes deceive but I cannot believe). Great track!

    @Forostar - I remember your sig from alt.rock-n-roll.metal.ironmaiden, I used to follow that newsgroup as well! :ok:
  5. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Hey what was your name on the newsgroup?
  6. Ranko

    Ranko I'll shoot the gunner first!

    It was just Ranko, or Gul* Ranko, something like that.

    * gul - from my Cardassian DS9 phase :D
  7. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Yorktown-class aircraft carrier Staff Member

    Really? Awesome.
  8. Forostar

    Forostar Conjure the Death Star again

    Aha, good to know there are more newsgroup people left.
  9. Fugazi

    Fugazi Alchemist

    I give Sea Of Madness 10/10, a real catchy tune, it is my favourite on sit, in fact I would go as far as to say it is one of my favourite maiden songs.
  10. Prowler_108

    Prowler_108 Trooper

    Amazing song with heavy verses and a great melodic chorus.  Great breakdown too.  One of my favorite Maiden songs.
  11. Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan Ancient Mariner

    This song took the longest to get into out of all the SIT songs.  But now I'm totally digging its chaotic guitars over the melancholic feel of the song.  I could not decide between an 8 or a 9, but I ended up going with the higher number.
  12. Jeffmetal

    Jeffmetal Ancient Mariner

    10. The second of the three H compositions is more aggressive, more manic both musically and lyrically than the other two, but it contains one of the catchiest and heartfelt Maiden choruses ever and one of top five fave Adrian's solos. A trip that cannot be described through notes and sythesized effects that Maiden made use with a class and a dexterity still to be seen. Love it!!! :edmetal:
  13. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler ɹǝlʍoɹԀ ʇɥƃᴉN Staff Member

    The beginning of the song is amazing, riffs are great, but in the end, it lacks something. Still great though. 8/10.
  14. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Song is ok. I like it a lot but the middle section kind of ruins it for me. 7/10
  15. Vap

    Vap Ancient Mariner

    Ten. I like all parts in this song. The guitar is awesome.
  16. wizard

    wizard Invader

    Great atmosphere. I love the slow parts of the song. 9/10.
  17. bearfan

    bearfan Ancient Mariner

    An 8, real good song.
  18. Chartwell

    Chartwell Trooper

    Underrated. Was my favorite track off SIT first time I heard it. Trademark Maiden driving riffs. Liked the opening, which to me was a bit more thrash/power than usual Maiden (and I was really into it at the time). So a solid 9. For short songs.

    We should break up the voting into short songs and long songs.... I think a 9 for Isle of Avalon doesn't compare to a 9 for Sea of Madness.
  19. Revelations85

    Revelations85 Trooper

    9/10. An amazing chorus.
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  20. TheSeventhSonRoberto

    TheSeventhSonRoberto Rockin in Rio

    I loved the middle part of this song when it slowed down just a great aura to the song 9/10

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