What is your favorite Album Cover art - best to worst (singles not included).

1. Live After Death
2. Somewhere In Time
3. The Number Of The Beast
4. Powerslave
5. Piece Of Mind
6. Killers
7. Iron Maiden
8. The Book Of Souls
9. The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter
10. Brave New World
11. Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
12. No Prayer For The Dying
13. Fear Of The Dark
14. Maiden England '88
15. A Matter Of Life And Death
16. The Final Frontier
17. Virtual XI
18. Death On The Road
19. A Real Live One
20. A Real Dead One
21. Rock In Rio
22. Flight 666
23. The X Factor
24. En Vivo!
25. Dance of Death
 

Yoav

Trooper
My favorites are :
1. Powerslave
2.A matter of life and death
3. Brave new world

My least favorites are:
1. Virtual XI
2.The final frontier
3. The X factor
 

Ziggyplayedguitar

Educated Fool
Favourites are changeable, usually 7th Son wins, or Powerslave, maybe Killers.

Least; The Final Frontier without a doubt, just hideous.

The X Factor, Dance Of Death was pretty bad.
 

Troodon'sTooth

Is Futureal Real?
1. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
2. Number of the Beast
3.Fear of the Dark
4. Final Frontier
5. Caught Somewhere in Time
6. Powerslave
7. Book of Souls
8. Brave New World
9. Iron Maiden
10. Killers
11. Piece of Mind
12. Virtual 11
13. A Matter of Life and Death
14. X-Factor
15.Dance of Death
16.No Prayer For the Dying
 

Derek Smalls

Prowler
Love Killers always had that haunting effect, with people looking out of their windows and Eddie underneath the streetlight
Worst: The Final Frontier
 

The Flash

Dennis Wilcock did 9/11
Powerslave, Somewhere in Time, The Number of the Beast is my Top 3. Powerslave is probably my favorite album cover ever in general.

Worst is Dance of Death by a huge margin. That cover is an embarrassment considering the band's standards.

Surprised to see dislike for The Final Frontier's cover, I quite like it personally.
 

Welsh Phantom

Ancient Mariner
Powerslave, Somewhere in Time, The Number of the Beast is my Top 3. Powerslave is probably my favorite album cover ever in general.

Worst is Dance of Death by a huge margin. That cover is an embarrassment considering the band's standards.

Surprised to see dislike for The Final Frontier's cover, I quite like it personally.

I have always loved the Powerslave artwork too, although my appreciation diminished slightly after seeing this obvious inspiration from 1978 (Earth Wind and Fire). Someone on this board pointed it out, but I have forgotten who sorry!

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I have always loved the Powerslave artwork too, although my appreciation diminished slightly after seeing this obvious inspiration from 1978 (Earth Wind and Fire). Someone on this board pointed it out, but I have forgotten who sorry!

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No offense, but everything Egyptian looks the same...especially when you use the iconic pyramid shape, hieroglyphics, sand stone colors and a blue sky.
 

Welsh Phantom

Ancient Mariner
I see both your points Flash and GhostSword. I still can't help but think Riggs knew of the artwork already. It'a very similar in composition as well as general theme :)
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Edit: I am sure if the Earth Wind cover was released second, we would accuse it of copying Powerslave ;)
 

The Flash

Dennis Wilcock did 9/11
It's fine if Riggs knew of the artwork in my book. Even if the working title for the Powerslave artwork was "Earth, Wind & Fire rip-off", I wouldn't appreciate it any less.

Like I said, the one on the left is completely unremarkable.
 

MW564

Ancient Mariner
1. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son.
2. Brave New World
3. Somewhere in Time
4. Powerslave
5. A Matter of Life and Death
6. The Number of the Beast
7. Piece of Mind
8. Killers
9. The Final Frontier
10. Killers
11. Iron Maiden
12. No Prayer For the Dying
13. The X Factor
14. Fear of the Dark
15. Dance of Death
16. Virtual XI
 

Welsh Phantom

Ancient Mariner
It's fine if Riggs knew of the artwork in my book. Even if the working title for the Powerslave artwork was "Earth, Wind & Fire rip-off", I wouldn't appreciate it any less.

Like I said, the one on the left is completely unremarkable.

The Powerslave cover is far superior, but perhaps I see more similarities than you, even down to Maiden changing their font colour. (it's all subjective I suppose)
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
Studio album covers:

1.FOTD
2.Powerslave
3.Killers
4.Senjutsu
5.VXI
6.BNW
7.Iron Maiden
8.TNOTB
9.SIT
10.TBOS
11.TFF
12.AMOLAD
13.SSOASS
14.POM
15.NPFTD
16.DOD
17.TXF
 

Patrick92

Educated Fool
My studio albums list

1. Seventh Son
2. Powerslave
3. Somewhere In Time
4. Piece of Mind
5. Number of the Beast
6. Killers
7. Brave New World
8. Iron Maiden
9. Senjutsu
10. Book of Souls
11. A Matter of Life and Death
12. Fear of the Dark
13. Final Frontier
14. No Prayer
15. Dance of Death
16. X Factor
17. Virtual
 

Black Bart

Ancient Mariner
Killers
The Number of the Beast
Somewhere in Time
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Brave New World
Piece of Mind
Fear of the Dark
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Virtual XI
The Final Frontier
The X Factor
The Book of Souls
Senjutsu
No Prayer for the Dying
A Matter of Life and Death
Dance of Death

Live albums :
Live After Death
Beast over Hammersmith
A Real Dead One
Maiden Japan
A Real Live One
Live at Donington

... the rest (RiR, EnVivo, DOTR, Mexico...) is better forgotten, in my opinion.
 
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