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Iron Maiden

Out Of The Silent Planet

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“Out of the Silent Planet” is a single from the Iron Maiden album Brave New World, released in 2000. The single features two live tracks from the 1999 Ed Hunter tour, which featured the band reunited with guitarist Adrian Smith and vocalist Bruce Dickinson, as well as the promotional video for “Out of the Silent Planet.“ Cover art was by Mark Wilkinson. According to interviews with band members, the song was primarily influenced by the science fiction movie Forbidden Planet. (In addition, the name “Out Of The Silent Planet” is a reference to the 1938 C.S. Lewis science fiction novel by the same title.) It’s a peculiarity in that despite being one of only 2 singles from the album, this was not played on the majority of the accompanying world tour - only in a few encores in... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Out of the silent planet, out of the silent planet we are ... Out of the silent planet, Come the demons of creation ... Out of the silent planet, dreams of desolation

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