List of songs recorded by Iron Maiden

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This is a comprehensive list of songs by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. The band have released fifteen studio albums, as well as numerous live albums, singles, videos and one demo. This list does not contain live versions or remixes.

Contents

Original songs

TitleReleaseYearComposer(s)
"2 A.M."The X Factor1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"2 Minutes to Midnight"Powerslave1984Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith
"22 Acacia Avenue"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Aces High"Powerslave1984Steve Harris
"Afraid to Shoot Strangers"Fear of the Dark1992Steve Harris
"Age of Innocence"Dance of Death2003Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Alexander the Great"Somewhere in Time1986Steve Harris
"Another Life"Killers1981Steve Harris
"Back in the Village"Powerslave1984Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith
"Be Quick or Be Dead"Fear of the Dark1992Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers
"Blood Brothers"Brave New World2000Steve Harris
"Blood on the World's Hands"The X Factor1995Steve Harris
"Brave New World"Brave New World2000Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Brighter Than a Thousand Suns"A Matter of Life and Death2006Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"No Prayer for the Dying1990Bruce Dickinson
"Can I Play with Madness"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Caught Somewhere in Time"Somewhere in Time1986Steve Harris
"Chains of Misery"Fear of the Dark1992Bruce Dickinson, Dave Murray
"Charlotte the Harlot"Iron Maiden1980Dave Murray
"Childhood's End"Fear of the Dark1992Steve Harris
"Children of the Damned"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris
"Coming Home"The Final Frontier2010Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Como Estais Amigos"Virtual XI1998Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers
"Dance of Death"Dance of Death2003Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Déjà Vu"Somewhere in Time1986Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Die With Your Boots On"Piece of Mind1983Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Different World"A Matter of Life and Death2006Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Don't Look to the Eyes of a Stranger"Virtual XI1998Steve Harris
"Dream of Mirrors"Brave New World2000Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Drifter"Killers1981Steve Harris
"El Dorado"The Final Frontier2010Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Face in the Sand"Dance of Death2003Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Fates Warning"No Prayer for the Dying1990Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Fear is the Key"Fear of the Dark1992Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers
"Fear of the Dark"Fear of the Dark1992Steve Harris
"Flash of the Blade"Powerslave1984Bruce Dickinson
"Flight of Icarus"Piece of Mind1983Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith
"For the Greater Good of God"A Matter of Life and Death2006Steve Harris
"Fortunes of War"The X Factor1995Steve Harris
"From Here to Eternity"Fear of the Dark1992Steve Harris
"Futureal"Virtual XI1998Blaze Bayley, Steve Harris
"Gangland"The Number of the Beast1982Clive Burr, Adrian Smith
"Gates of Tomorrow"Dance of Death2003Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Genghis Khan"Killers1981Steve Harris (instrumental)
"Ghost of the Navigator"Brave New World2000Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Hallowed Be Thy Name"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris
"Heaven Can Wait"Somewhere in Time1986Steve Harris
"Holy Smoke"No Prayer for the Dying1990Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
"Hooks in You"No Prayer for the Dying1990Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith
"Infinite Dreams"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Steve Harris
"Innocent Exile"Killers1981Steve Harris
"Invaders"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris
"Iron Maiden"Iron Maiden1980Steve Harris
"Isle of Avalon"The Final Frontier2010Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Journeyman"Dance of Death2003Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Judas Be My Guide"Fear of the Dark1992Bruce Dickinson, Dave Murray
"Judgement of Heaven"The X Factor1995Steve Harris
"Killers"Killers1981Paul Di'Anno, Steve Harris
"Lightning Strikes Twice"Virtual XI1998Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Look for the Truth"The X Factor1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Lord of Light"A Matter of Life and Death2006Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Lord of the Flies"The X Factor1995Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)"Powerslave1984Steve Harris (instrumental)
"Man on the Edge"The X Factor1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers
"Moonchild"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith
"Mother of Mercy"The Final Frontier2010Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Mother Russia"No Prayer for the Dying1990Steve Harris
"Montségur"Dance of Death2003Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Murders in the Rue Morgue"Killers1981Steve Harris
"New Frontier"Dance of Death2003Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain, Adrian Smith
"No More Lies"Dance of Death2003Steve Harris
"No Prayer for the Dying"No Prayer for the Dying1990Steve Harris
"Only the Good Die Young"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
"Out of the Shadows"A Matter of Life and Death2006Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
"Out of the Silent Planet"Brave New World2000Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Paschendale"Dance of Death2003Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Phantom of the Opera"Iron Maiden1980Steve Harris
"Powerslave"Powerslave1984Bruce Dickinson
"Prodigal Son"Killers1981Steve Harris
"Prowler"Iron Maiden1980Steve Harris
"Public Enema Number One"No Prayer for the Dying1990Bruce Dickinson, Dave Murray
"Purgatory"Killers1981Steve Harris
"Quest for Fire"Piece of Mind1983Steve Harris
"Rainmaker"Dance of Death2003Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Remember Tomorrow"Iron Maiden1980Paul Di'Anno, Steve Harris
"Revelations"Piece of Mind1983Bruce Dickinson
"Rime of the Ancient Mariner"Powerslave1984Steve Harris
"Run Silent Run Deep"No Prayer for the Dying1990Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
"Run to the Hills"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris
"Running Free"Iron Maiden1980Paul Di'Anno, Steve Harris
"Sanctuary"Iron Maiden1980Paul Di'Anno, Steve Harris, Dave Murray*
"Satellite 15... The Final Frontier"The Final Frontier2010Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Sea of Madness"Somewhere in Time1986Adrian Smith
"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Steve Harris
"Sign of the Cross"The X Factor1995Steve Harris
"Starblind"The Final Frontier2010Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Still Life"Piece of Mind1983Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Strange World"Iron Maiden1980Steve Harris*
"Stranger in a Strange Land"Somewhere in Time1986Adrian Smith
"Sun and Steel"Piece of Mind1983Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith
"Tailgunner"No Prayer for the Dying1990Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
"The Aftermath"The X Factor1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Alchemist"The Final Frontier2010Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Angel and the Gambler"Virtual XI1998Steve Harris
"The Apparition"Fear of the Dark1992Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Assassin"No Prayer for the Dying1990Steve Harris
"The Clairvoyant"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Steve Harris
"The Clansman"Virtual XI1998Steve Harris
"The Duellists"Powerslave1984Steve Harris
"The Edge of Darkness"The X Factor1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Educated Fool"Virtual XI1998Steve Harris
"The Evil That Men Do"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"The Fallen Angel"Brave New World2000Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"The Fugitive"Fear of the Dark1992Steve Harris
"The Ides of March"Killers1981Steve Harris
"The Legacy"A Matter of Life and Death2006Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"Somewhere in Time1986Steve Harris
"The Longest Day"A Matter of Life and Death2006Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"The Man Who Would Be King"The Final Frontier2010Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"The Mercenary"Brave New World2000Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Nomad"Brave New World2000Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"The Number of the Beast"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris
"The Pilgrim"A Matter of Life and Death2006Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Prisoner"The Number of the Beast1982Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"The Prophecy"Seventh Son of a Seventh Son1988Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg"A Matter of Life and Death2006Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"The Talisman"The Final Frontier2010Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Thin Line Between Love & Hate"Brave New World2000Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"The Trooper"Piece of Mind1983Steve Harris
"The Unbeliever"The X Factor1995Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"The Wicker Man"Brave New World2000Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"These Colours Don't Run"A Matter of Life and Death2006Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"To Tame a Land"Piece of Mind1983Steve Harris
"Total Eclipse"The Number of the Beast1982Clive Burr, Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Transylvania"Iron Maiden1980Steve Harris (instrumental)
"Twilight Zone"Killers1981Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Virus"Best of the Beast1996Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers, Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Wasted Years"Somewhere in Time1986Adrian Smith
"Wasting Love"Fear of the Dark1992Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers
"Weekend Warrior"Fear of the Dark1992Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"When the Wild Wind Blows"The Final Frontier2010Steve Harris
"When Two Worlds Collide"Virtual XI1998Blaze Bayley, Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"Where Eagles Dare"Piece of Mind1983Steve Harris
"Wildest Dreams"Dance of Death2003Steve Harris, Adrian Smith
"Wrathchild"Killers1981Steve Harris

^ * According to journalist Dave Ling, writing in the Metal for Muthas liner notes, "Sanctuary" was originally penned by former guitarist Rob Angelo, who was paid £300 for the song's rights.[1]

^ * Although only credited to Harris, original vocalist Paul Day also claims involvement in the song "Strange World".[2]

Other songs

TitleReleaseYearComposer(s)
"Bayswater Ain't a Bad Place to Be""Be Quick or Be Dead"1992Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers
"Black Bart Blues""Can I Play with Madness"1988Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
"Burning Ambition""Running Free"1980Steve Harris
"I Live My Way""Man on the Edge"1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers, Steve Harris
"Invasion""Women in Uniform"1980Steve Harris
"Judgement Day""Man on the Edge"1995Blaze Bayley, Janick Gers
"Justice of the Peace""Man on the Edge"1995Steve Harris, Dave Murray
"More Tea Vicar""Rainmaker"2003Iron Maiden
"Nodding Donkey Blues""Be Quick or Be Dead"1992Iron Maiden
"Pass the Jam""Wildest Dreams"2003Iron Maiden
"Sheriff of Huddersfield""Wasted Years"1986Iron Maiden

Cover versions

TitleReleaseYearOriginal composer(s)
"All in Your Mind""Holy Smoke"1990Del Bromham (Stray)
"Communication Breakdown""Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"1990Bonham, Jones, Page (Led Zeppelin)
"Cross-Eyed Mary""The Trooper"1983Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
"Doctor Doctor""Lord of the Flies"1996Phil Mogg, Michael Schenker (UFO)
"Hocus Pocus""Different World"2006Jan Akkerman, Thijs van Leer (Focus)
"I Can't See My Feelings""From Here to Eternity"1992Tony Bourge, Burke Shelley (Budgie)
"I'm a Mover""Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter"1990Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers (Free)
"I've Got the Fire""Sanctuary" & "Flight of Icarus"*1980 & 1983Ronnie Montrose (Montrose)
"Juanita""Stranger in a Strange Land"1986Barnacle, O'Neil (Marshall Fury)
"Kill Me Ce Soir""Holy Smoke"1990Fenton, Hay, Kooymans, (Golden Earring)
"King of Twilight""Aces High"1984Albrighton, Henatsch, Howden, Pichl (Nektar)
"Massacre""Can I Play with Madness"1988Downey, Gorham, Lynott (Thin Lizzy)
"My Generation""Lord of the Flies"1996Pete Townshend (The Who)
"Rainbow's Gold""2 Minutes to Midnight"1984Kenny Mountain, Terry Slesser (Beckett)
"Reach Out""Wasted Years"1986Dave Colwell (Entire Population of Hackney)
"Roll Over Vic Vella" *"From Here to Eternity"1992Chuck Berry (Chuck Berry)
"Space Station #5""Be Quick or Be Dead"1992Ronnie Montrose (Montrose)
"Space Truckin'"Re-Machined: A Tribute To Machine Head2012Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice (Deep Purple)[3]
"That Girl""Stranger in a Strange Land"1986Barnett, Colwell (Entire Population of Hackney)
"Women in Uniform""Women in Uniform"1980Greg Macainsh (Skyhooks)

^ * Live version, recorded at the Marquee Club in London in 1980, included in "Sanctuary", while a studio version was included in "Flight of Icarus"
^ * This song features different lyrics, written by Steve Harris, about the band's long-time tour manager, Vic Vella.

References