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Encyclopedia > Prowler
"Prowler"
Iron Maiden
Song by Iron Maiden
From the album Iron Maiden
Album released April 14, 1980
Recorded Kingsway Studios, London
Genre Heavy metal
Song Length 3:52
Record label EMI (UK), Capitol Records
Producer Will Malone
Iron Maiden Album Listing
Prowler
Track 1
Remember Tomorrow / Sanctuary
Track 2

"Prowler" is an early song by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden, believed to be one of the first songs written by Steve Harris. The song appeared on the original Maiden-demo The Soundhouse Tapes but had been a part of the bands song-list far longer. It made its official debut on the band's debut album Iron Maiden. Image File history File links Ironmaidenself. ... Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from East London. ... Iron Maiden, released on April 14, 1980, was the first full-length album by Iron Maiden, reaching position 4 in the UK album charts and released by EMI in the UK. The album was released a few months later in the U.S. originally on Harvest Records/Capitol Records and... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that emerged as a defined musical style in the 1970s, having its roots in hard rock bands which, between 1969 and 1974,[1] mixed blues and rock to create a hybrid with a thick, heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered sound, characterised by... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The EMI Group is a major record label, based in Kensington in London, in the United Kingdom. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Will Malone was a British music producer, who has worked with artists like, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Todd Rungren. ... Iron Maiden, released on April 14, 1980, was the first full-length album by Iron Maiden, reaching position 4 in the UK album charts and released by EMI in the UK. The album was released a few months later in the U.S. originally on Harvest Records/Capitol Records and... Sanctuary can also mean: Sanctuary (novel) by William Faulkner Sanctuary Records, a British record label Sanctuary (band) Sanctuary (album) by J. Geils Band Sanctuary (Iron Maiden song) by Iron Maiden Sanctuary (Simon Webbe album) by Simon Webbe Sanctuary (Utada song) by Utada Hikaru Sanctuary (DS9 episode), episode of Star Trek... Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from East London. ... Iron Maiden founder Steve Harris Stephen Percy Harris or Arry to his fans (born March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, London, UK) is the bass player and primary songwriter of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... The Soundhouse Tapes is an EP by Iron Maiden. ... Iron Maiden, released on April 14, 1980, was the first full-length album by Iron Maiden, reaching position 4 in the UK album charts and released by EMI in the UK. The album was released a few months later in the U.S. originally on Harvest Records/Capitol Records and...


The song is about streaker who apparently likes to masturbate in front of women as suggested by the lyrics "Got me feelin' myself..." Streaker refers to: A streaker is someone who purposely appears in public nude. ... Masturbation is the manual excitation of the sexual organs, most often to the point of orgasm. ...


The song was often played during the band's early years but has since fallen out of use.


Prowler was re-recorded in 1988 (along with Charlotte the Harlot) and was aptly titled 'Prowler 88' for the B-side of The Evil That Men Do single. Charlotte the Harlot is the name of a song and a (presumably fictional) character who features in various tracks by the heavy metal group Iron Maiden. ... The Evil That Men Do was released in 1988 by Iron Maiden. ...


Steve Harris, in an interview with John Stix in July 1983 said, "'Prowler' is a very special song for us. When we made The Soundhouse Tapes we took the actual tape to Neal Kay who was a D.J. in North London. He used to have a heavy metal chart which was compiled from record requests and printed in the magazine Sounds. 'Prowler' got to be number one just from requests for the demo tape. That's why we had the tape made into a record, because so many kids were asking us hot they could get hold of the demo tapes." The Soundhouse Tapes is an EP by Iron Maiden. ...


 
 

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