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Somewhere In Time [Enhanced]

Iron Maiden Audio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
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  • Audio CD (14 Sep 1998)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Enhanced
  • Label: EMI
  • ASIN: B0000251W2
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,135 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  1. Caught Somewhere In Time (1998 Digital Remaster) 7:250.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Wasted Years (1998 Digital Remaster) 5:070.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Sea Of Madness (1998 Digital Remaster) 5:420.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Heaven Can Wait (1998 Digital Remaster) 7:210.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner (1998 Digital Remaster) 6:310.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Stranger In A Strange Land (1998 Digital Remaster) 5:440.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Deja-Vu (1998 Digital Remaster) 4:560.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Alexander The Great (356-323 BC) (1998 Digital Remaster) 8:350.99  Buy MP3 


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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A musical masterpiece 26 Mar 2007
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This album is a definite to be added to any Maiden collection. In my opinion, it isn't quite up there with Powerslave, but it's pretty darn good nonetheless. "Caught Somewhere in time", "Heaven can wait" and "Alexander the Great" are the three best songs I think, although the remainder have a lot to offer.

You gotta buy it! It will not disappoint!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Adrian Smith album! 13 Sep 2005
Format:Audio CD
This album without a doubt, Is one of the most overlooked albums of Maiden Wasted Years, Stranger in a Strange land and Sea of Madness, are Adrian Smiths best work.
The album does sound dated but back in 1985/86 is a long time ago now!
I would recommend this album to anyone but you have to look beyond the bass synth and guitar synth.
Wish Maiden could have made this album now it would be there best selling.
Make no mistake Adrian Smith joining Maiden again in 1999/2000 has made them great again just listen to The Wicker man rift. Great Album .
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It doesn't get much better than this! 11 Dec 2003
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
After buying Fear Of The Dark and loving it, despite mixed reviews, I thought I'd try my hand at this album. With my first listen it blew me away, I can honestly say that this is my favourite Maiden album of all time (I own quite a few now). I had never heard any of the songs before and was drawn in by the cover art, which as alway remains classic, and it is now usually found firmly rooted in my CD player. Now onto the tracks, they are all very good, generally exceptional, I think Alexander The Great has to be one of my favourite tracks of all time.
It starts with a very singalongable song, Caught Somewhere In Time.
It then moves onto track 2, funnily enough, Wasted Years, which is just one of those tracks that you cannot get bored with.
Track 3, Sea of Madness is a very fast paced song, with again a good chorus.
Track 4, Heaven Can Wait, has a nice creepy intro and some well structured guitar work.
Track 5 has possibly the least sexy title ever, The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner, but has that typical Maiden galloping feel to it and a nice melodic chorus.
Track 6, Stranger In A Strange Land, is on of the stand out tracks of the album and is again very melodic and has a pretty class guitar riff in the chrous and nice slow solo in the middle.
Track 7, De Ja Vu, it's nothing special and is at moderate Maiden standards, but nonetheless I think it brings the album together quite well. It has some great guitar work by Smith and Murray in the verses.
Track 8, Alexander The Great is probably one of the best Iron Maiden songs ever. It's the longest on the album, as the last track usually is, but it is a great way to finish a brilliant album. Great solos, catchy riffs, amazing singin by good ol' Bruce and fantastic drumming by Nicko.
To sum it up, again!, I think that is Cd should have a home in everybody's collection, regardless to whether you like Iron Maiden or not. :)
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Classic In Time 19 Sep 2003
Format:Audio CD
This is one of my favourite albums ever. Maiden just at their full flowing best.
1) Caught Somewhere In Time: The opening track hooks you in straight away with a brilliant intro. Which then builds into a truly storming Maiden song. What I would give to hear this live again.
2) Wasted Years: Just incredible. A brilliant riff, again, to draw you in and then Maiden go in for the kill with the first single from the album. For those more well educated Maiden fans aren't you glad they didn't call it Golden Years.
3) Sea Of Madness: The heaviest song on the album. Hit all the right notes is Dickinson's voice on this track. A quite rare but quite awesome bass solo part from Harris. Simple but effective.
4) Heaven Can Wait: It gets better and better and better. The albums blistering early pace kept up with the second 7 minuter. Still a favourite of mine live.
5) Lonliness Of A Long Distance Runner: The song title ripped straight from the movie of the same name. Just when you think the album is slowing down with a melodic intro.... Oh no my friends. Another classic.
6) Stranger In A Strange Land: I just can not put it in words so i'll just say the best song by Maiden ever. Everything is right.
7) De Ja Vu: Seventh song on the album still going strong. De Ja Vu is another incredible track with well thought out lyrics.
8) Alexander The Great: A absolutely barn storming, roof raising epic. Dubbed, by Harris, as the greatest Maiden song never to be played live he was right. An awesome tale told about the Macedonian warrior with a truly incredible Adrian SMith solo to boot.
1986 was 17 years ago. But with music like this I wish I had a time machine. If you do not own this album buy it. If you haven't heard it buy it. Everyone else but it!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quick Reviews! 1 Oct 2010
By carlosnightman VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
Maiden's Sixth album is another album of transition and ambition, and may well be my favourite. It has some excellent singles, it has the usual hallmarks of concept, speeding guitars, has some of their best artwork and ideas, and retains the progressive elements of the two albums on either side of it whilst eschewing the epic for a more direct feel. Although the second half doesn't match up to the heights of the first it keeps the high quality of their other central 80s records. At this time in the decade thrash was king, with bouffant synth rockers clambering for position at the top of the charts. Maiden keep their own distinct style mixing punk and prog, but also take use of some of the new technology available and indeed make it effective creating a sound that is at once, 80s, futuristic, and timeless. Many feel this is one of their weaker releases, but with the first four songs it is easy to argue otherwise.

`Caught Somewhere In Time' is one of the band's most underrated songs and openers. It introduces us to the new sound with synthesized guitars sounding cool rather than immediately dated. We have a couple of memorable riffs, a soaring chorus, and a blend of high and mid paced tempos as well as strong atmosphere. The overall concepts of time and fate are covered, Harris' lyrics are fairly strong, while Dickinson lets his pipes loose on every syllable.

`Wasted Years' shows how Adrian Smith had grown to become secondary songwriter, this time on hiw own without the help of Brucie. It is one of the bets singles the band has released with an immediately recognizable introduction, chugging chords, strong melodies, and a wonderful chorus. Alienation, touring, and time passing all too quickly are the central themes and give an excuse for some great singing and guitars.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Stranger in a strange land under rated?
Come on this album is pure class... Not there best but it's up there. A definite purchase for any maiden/metal fan. Read more
Published 4 days ago by Simon Vince
5.0 out of 5 stars Best lp picture ever!
This is one of those covers that has to be appreciated in full LP size, cd just does not do this justice. As part of the collection its a must buy
Published 5 months ago by G
5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic
a very good iron maiden album, that should adornnany fans cd collection, great songs and a must have for any fan
Published 8 months ago by lloydie4
5.0 out of 5 stars and this was the 80's!!!
Somewhere in time - originally out in the 80's was a fantastic album which really takes me back everytime i listen to it. Read more
Published 8 months ago by random1
5.0 out of 5 stars Somewhere in time
I really liked this product despite having spent the delivery of the same! But a great product as well as the iron maiden Killers Neca! Thank you!
Published 9 months ago by leo silva
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 bought 2 to go
Im buying these for keepsakes and will be keeping them in the packaging, Ive got the originals either on tape or vinyl so no need to waste these records by playing them
Published 11 months ago by james
5.0 out of 5 stars Mixed bag from Maiden, but still very good
1986 saw the release of Maidens sixth album, the very futuristic looking Somewhere in Time. Featuring one of the best album covers of all time (possibly surpassing the amazing... Read more
Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars A CLASSIC ALBUM FROM BRUCE & THE BOYS
THIS IS AN EXCELLENT ALBUM FROM IRON MAIDEN.
IT CONTAINS GREAT SONG

WASTED YEARS / CAUGHT SOMEWHERE IN TIME / HEAVEN CAN WAIT / STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND /... Read more
Published 11 months ago by THE GRAND WIZZARD
1.0 out of 5 stars PLEASE STOP RELEASING YOUR ALBUMS ON CRAPPY SOUNDING PICTURE DISCS!
I'm from México. I bought the Killers picture disc but I was very disappointed at the sound quality, too much surface noise and not very good sound. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Light of Earendil
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful edition
Very beutiful picture discs and amazing sound.
Special for fans and for people that never listened Iron Maiden.
In my opinion there are the best era of Maiden.
Published 12 months ago by Diego Crespo
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