A loop of the intro guitar and bass line from IRON MAIDEN
's "The Clansman"
, off the group's 1998 "Virtual XI"
CD, is sampled in a song from former teen-pop star BRANDY
. The track, titled "Cool (Thought I'd Be)"
(also known as "I Tried"
), is featured on the singer's newest album, "Afrodisiac"
, which was released Tuesday (June 29) through Atlantic Records
. In addition to the MAIDEN
sample, the song reportedly incorporates lyrics from COLDPLAY
(found on their debut album, "Parachutes"
). The track, produced by master producer/beatmaker Timbaland
, is said to be among Brandy
's favorite songs on the record. Listen to a 94-second clip of "Cool (Thought I'd Be)"
in Real Audio format at this location