Iron Maiden Announce Limited Edition Record Store Day Release
One of the worst airship disasters of the era killed 48 of the 54 people on board and essentially ended the British government's development plans moving forward - just six months before the first test flight of Germany's infamous Hindenburg.
The Record Store Day release will see Empire Of The Clouds housed in a uniquely artworked sleeve featuring a replica of the actual newspaper story reporting on the fate of the R101 airship. The single's B-side will present an audio interview with vocalist Bruce Dickinson sharing his inspiration for writing the tune.
Dickinson says: "A very poignant story, a very human story, a story of ambition and dreams." Read more here.
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