A Different Kind Of IRON MAIDEN Tribute: 'Food For Thought'

"Food For Thought" is the name of a new IRON MAIDEN album being released on July 9.

If IRON MAIDEN were jazz, MOTÖRHEAD or SIMON AND GARFUNKEL, what would they sound like? Or if they were bossanova, funk, AC/DC or played by the camping fire? The answers to those questions can be found on "Food for Thought". Masterminds behind the project are Swedes Henrik Johansson and Mattias Reinholdsson, who were previously in the now-defunct BOOK OF HOURS. Assisting them on the compilation are L-G Petrov (ENTOMBED), Björn Flodkvist (ENTER THE HUNT, ex-CANDLEMASS, GONE), Chris Dale (SACK TRICK, BRUCE DICKINSON), Bo Lindberg (HOVEN DROVEN) and Marko Manninen (ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT), among others. Even IRON MAIDEN's own bodyguard Peter Lokrantz is featured. Talented friends have helped out by playing key harp, banjo, accordion, cello and guitar, where needed.

"Food For Thought" will be released worldwide through the web site www.food-for-thought.tk. The complete track listing for the album is as follows:

01. Be Quick or Be Dead
02. Twilight Zone
03. 22 Acacia Avenue
04. The Angel and the Gambler
05. The Mercenary
06. The Trooper
07. Fortunes of War
08. Blood on the World's Hands
09. Stranger in a Strange Land
10. Flash of the Blade
11. Wildest Dreams
12. Futureal
13. Nomad
14. Sanctuary
15. Innocent Exile
16. Public Enema Number One
17. Heaven Can Wait
18. Burning Ambition
19. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

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