Iron Maiden - Killers (1981) [24 bit FLAC] vinyl

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  Iron Maiden - Killers (1981) [24 bit FLAC] vinyl

  Released: 1981
  Source: EMC 3357 / UK
  Genre: Pop/Rock
  Style: Heavy Metal
  Codec: FLAC
  Bits Per Sample: 24
  Sample Rate: 96,000 Hz

  A1. The Ides Of March 1:48 
  A2. Wrathchild 2:54 
  A3. Murders In The Rue Morgue 4:14 
  A4. Another Life 3:22 
  A5. Genghis Khan 3:02 
  A6. Innocent Exile 3:50 
  B1. Killers 4:58 
  B2. Prodigal Son 6:05 
  B3. Purgatory 3:18 
  B4. Drifter 4:47

  Iron Maiden's sophomore effort, Killers, is mostly composed of pre-existing material that had been left off the debut, with just a few new additions. It's certainly a better-sounding release than the debut, with new producer Martin Birch beefing up the band's studio presence and lending their instrumental attack a newfound clarity that throws their considerable skills into sharp relief. In fact, this helps mask the fact that the songwriting isn't quite as strong overall as it was on the debut. But the teaming of new guitarist Adrian Smith with Dave Murray forms the most formidable twin-guitar attack in heavy metal, outside of Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing. Plus, bassist Steve Harris' busy, driving lines are now consistently audible in the mix. The resulting instrumental fireworks are what truly make the album tick. That said, there's a much smaller percentage of catalog standards here than on the previous album. "Wrathchild" is the standout, re-recorded here with Smith on guitar from an earlier version for the Metal for Muthas compilation. There's a fair bit of unity in the lyrical themes, with a parade of murderers, fugitives, and characters otherwise torn from their roots. "Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a first-person retelling of the Poe short story, and the title track is another highlight, with Paul Di'Anno turning in an especially menacing performance. The single "Purgatory" has a catchy singalong chorus and a tempo worthy of Motörhead, while "Twilight Zone" (not included on the U.K. issue, but added to subsequent releases) scraped the bottom of the British charts. The biggest departure here is the almost Supertramp-like prog-pop of "Prodigal Son," a melodic, uptempo offering with an arrangement based around acoustic guitars. Despite some inconsistency in the material, Killers is clearly the work of a top-notch ensemble, and in order to take the next step forward, their musical ambitions were clearly going to require a vocalist as technically accomplished as the band. It's worth noting that some Maiden fans actually prefer the rawness of the Di'Anno years to the polish of the Bruce Dickinson era (though, it should also be noted, they're in the minority).		
Iron Maiden - Killers (1981) [24 bit FLAC] vinyl/01 - The Ides Of March.flac 40.455 MB
Iron Maiden - Killers (1981) [24 bit FLAC] vinyl/09 - Purgatory.flac 80.36 MB
Iron Maiden - Killers (1981) [24 bit FLAC] vinyl/10 - Drifter.flac 120.085 MB
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