The Mythology and meaning behind Iron Maiden’s “Flight of Icarus”

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On today’s lyric talk we explore Iron Maiden’s first single, “Flight of Icarus”
Topics covered:
-the mythology
-meaning and metaphor
gifts vs ego
wisdom of elders
-influences and production
-holy diver influence
-Nicko McBrain…. Piece of Mind was his first album with Iron Maiden
-Dave Murray played the solo
-#3 on Billboard Album Singles chart