STEVE HARRIS Names The One Tune He Needs IRON MAIDEN Would Play

Iron Maiden lately performed “Alexander the Nice (356-323 BC)” for the primary time ever, which begs the query – what else ought to they lastly get away reside? Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris tells Metal Hammer he’d adore it if the band would play their 1988 track “Solely The Good Die Younger” from Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son extra.

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“There’s just a few tracks that might be good to dig out infrequently, I suppose. I feel ‘Solely The Good Die Younger’ is a very nice track that might be good to play.”

“We did play it a few occasions. It will be good to play that, perhaps. It’s kind of extra, a kind of obscure songs. Nevertheless it’s simply… what do you drop out?! That is the issue. So many songs, so many albums.”

Harris later admits in the identical interview that Iron Maiden actually solely picks their setlists to please themselves, and would not pay an excessive amount of consideration to what’s truly standard. Which is honest – dudes have been doing it for rattling close to 50 years. Gotta maintain yourselves entertained at a sure level, proper?

“This could be blunt and brutal, however we do not do it for the viewers. We do it for our personal factor first. We have gotta really feel snug with what we’re enjoying and luxuriate in it, after which hopefully they will prefer it. That is at all times been our stance during. We do not do a census of, ‘Oh does everybody like this or like that?’, or no matter. We do not try this.”

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