Fear of the Dark (Iron Maiden album)

album by Iron Maiden

Fear of the Dark is a studio album by Iron Maiden.[2] It went on sale on 11 May 1992.[3] It was the most popular album in the United Kingdom when it started being sold.[1]

Fear of the Dark
Studio album by
Released11 May 1992
GenreHeavy metal
LabelEpic Records[1]
ProducerMartin Birch
Iron Maiden chronology
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The album got mixed reviews. One person who reviewed it said that it was a "return to form," but had too many songs that were boring on it.[1]


Track listingEdit

No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Be Quick or Be Dead"  Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers 3:24
2. "From Here to Eternity"  Steve Harris 3:38
3. "Afraid to Shoot Strangers"  Harris 6:56
4. "Fear Is the Key"  Dickinson, Gers 5:35
5. "Childhood's End"  Harris 4:40
6. "Wasting Love"  Dickinson, Gers 5:50
7. "The Fugitive"  Harris 4:54
8. "Chains of Misery"  Dickinson, Dave Murray 3:37
9. "The Apparition"  Harris, Gers 3:54
10. "Judas Be My Guide"  Dickinson, Murray 3:08
11. "Weekend Warrior"  Harris, Gers 5:39
12. "Fear of the Dark"  Harris 7:18


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  2. "Iron Maiden - "Fear of the dark" Guitar tabs. Accurate and free". fretplay.com. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  3. "Fear Of The Dark". Iron Maiden official website. Retrieved 23 December 2010.