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The X Factor (album)

The X Factor is the tenth studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 2 October 1995 through EMI. [1]

67 relations: A-side and B-side, AllMusic, Andy Taylor (music entrepreneur), Apocalypse Now, As Live as It Gets, Audio engineer, Audio mastering, Audio mixing (recorded music), Ö3 Austria Top 40, Best of the 'B' Sides, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Blaze Bayley, Bruce Dickinson, CMC International, Dave Murray (musician), Death on the Road, Discogs, Eddie the Head, EMI, Essex, Falling Down, Fear of the Dark (Iron Maiden album), From Fear to Eternity (album), GfK Entertainment, Gregorian chant, Heart of Darkness, Heavy metal music, Hugh Syme, Illustration, Iron Maiden, Janick Gers, Joseph Conrad, Lord of the Flies, Lord of the Flies (song), Man on the Edge, MegaCharts, Metal Hammer, Nicko McBrain, Nielsen N.V., Official Charts Company, Oricon, Planet Rock (radio station), Record sleeve, Rock in Rio (album), Rod Smallwood, Ross Halfin, Simon Fowler (photographer), Sputnikmusic, Steve Harris (musician), ..., Sverigetopplistan, Swiss Hitparade, Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique, The Book of Souls, The Final Frontier, The Name of the Rose, The Official Finnish Charts, The Wicker Man (song), The X Factour, UK Albums Chart, UK Singles Chart, Ultratop, Umberto Eco, VG-lista, Virtual XI, William Golding, Wolfsbane (band). Expand index (17 more) »

A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78 and 45 rpm Phonograph Records, whether singles or extended plays (EPs).

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Andy Taylor (music entrepreneur)

Andy Taylor, co-manager of the British band Iron Maiden and co-founder in 1979 of Sanctuary Records, which described itself, as of January 2007, as the UK's largest independent record company, one of the world's leading developers of music intellectual property rights (IPR) and the world's largest independent owner of music IPR.

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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War.

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As Live as It Gets

As Live As It Gets is the third release and first live album by English heavy metal band Blaze Bayley, then known as Blaze, released in 2003.

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Audio engineer

An audio engineer is concerned with the recording, manipulation, mixing and reproduction of sound.

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Audio mastering

Mastering, a form of audio post-production, is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage device (the master); the source from which all copies will be produced (via methods such as pressing, duplication or replication).

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Audio mixing (recorded music)

In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing (or “mix down”) is the process which commences after all tracks are recorded and edited as individual parts.

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Ö3 Austria Top 40

Ö3 Austria Top 40 is the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it, aired Fridays on Hitradio Ö3.

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Best of the 'B' Sides

Best of the 'B' Sides is a compilation of B-sides by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002 as part of the Eddie's Archive box set.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Blaze Bayley

Blaze Bayley (born Bayley Alexander Cooke, 29 May 1963) is an English singer, musician, songwriter, and lyricist.

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Bruce Dickinson

Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958), known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster.

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CMC International

CMC International was an American independent record label founded by Tom Lipsky in 1991, focused mainly on classic rock, and classic heavy metal.

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Dave Murray (musician)

David Michael Murray (born 23 December 1956) is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the earliest members of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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Death on the Road

Death on the Road is a live CD, LP, and DVD released by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden on 29 August 2005 (CD & LP version) and on 6 February 2006 (DVD version).

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Discogs

Discogs, short for discographies, is a website and database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.

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Eddie the Head

Eddie, also known as Eddie the Head, is the mascot for the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited, also known as EMI Music or simply EMI, was a British multinational music recording and publishing company, and electronics device and systems manufacturing company, headquartered in London, England.

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Essex

Essex is a county in England, immediately north-east of London.

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Falling Down

Falling Down is a 1993 neo-noir psychological crime thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Ebbe Roe Smith.

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Fear of the Dark (Iron Maiden album)

Fear of the Dark is the ninth studio album released by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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From Fear to Eternity (album)

From Fear to Eternity: The Best of 1990 – 2010 is a compilation album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, containing a selection of songs originally released on the eight studio albums from No Prayer for the Dying to The Final Frontier.

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GfK Entertainment

The official music charts in Germany are gathered and published by the company GfK Entertainment (formerly Media Control® GfK International) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).

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Gregorian chant

Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song of the western Roman Catholic Church.

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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Hugh Syme

Hugh Syme is a Canadian Juno Award-winning graphic artist who is best known for his artwork and cover concepts for rock and metal bands.

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Illustration

An illustration is a visualization or a depiction of a subject made by an artist, such as a drawing, sketch, painting, photograph, or other kind of image of things seen, remembered or imagined, using a graphical representation.

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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, east London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.

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Janick Gers

Janick Robert Gers (born 27 January 1957 in Hartlepool, England) is an English musician, best known for being one of the three current guitarists in Iron Maiden, along with Dave Murray and Adrian Smith, as well as his earlier work with Gillan and White Spirit.

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies is a 1954 dystopian novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results.

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Lord of the Flies (song)

"Lord of the Flies" is an Iron Maiden single and second track on their 1995 album The X Factor.

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Man on the Edge

"Man on the Edge" is a single from the Iron Maiden album The X Factor released in 1995.

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MegaCharts

MegaCharts, since 2008 called GfK Dutch Charts, is a chart company responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of official charts in the Netherlands, of which the Single Top 100 and the Album Top 100 are the most known ones.

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Metal Hammer

Metal Hammer (sometimes MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal music magazine published in the United Kingdom by TeamRock, and in several other countries by different publishers.

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Nicko McBrain

Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain (born 5 June 1952 in Hackney, London) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982.

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Nielsen N.V.

Nielsen Holdings N.V. is an American global information and measurement company with headquarters in New York (USA) and Diemen, the Netherlands.

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Official Charts Company

The Official Charts Company (OCC), previously called the Chart Information Network (CIN) and then The Official UK Charts Company, compiles various "official" UK record charts, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.

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Oricon

, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.

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Planet Rock (radio station)

Planet Rock is a multiple Sony Award-winning radio station in the United Kingdom owned by Bauer Radio.

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Record sleeve

A record sleeve is the outer covering of a vinyl record.

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Rock in Rio (album)

Rock In Rio is a live album and video by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, recorded at the Rock in Rio festival, Brazil in 2001 on the last night of the Brave New World Tour.

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Rod Smallwood

Roderick Charles "Rod" Smallwood (born 17 February 1950) is an English music manager, best known as the co-manager of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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Ross Halfin

Ross W Halfin (born 11 August 1957) is a British rock and roll photographer.

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Simon Fowler (photographer)

Simon Fowler (born Simon. R. Fowler in 1954) is an English photographer/director, known for his work with many singers and bands.

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Sputnikmusic

Sputnikmusic, or simply Sputnik, is a music website offering music criticism and music news alongside features commonly associated with wiki-style websites.

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Steve Harris (musician)

Stephen Percy "Steve" Harris (born 12 March 1956) is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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Sverigetopplistan

SverigeTopplistan, is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).

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Swiss Hitparade

The Swiss Hitparade (Schweizer Hitparade) are Switzerland's main music sales charts.

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Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique

The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.

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The Book of Souls

The Book of Souls is the sixteenth studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 September 2015.

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The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier is the fifteenth studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 13 August 2010 in Germany, Austria and Finland, 17 August in North America, 18 August in Japan, and 16 August worldwide.

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The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose is the debut novel by Italian author Umberto Eco.

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The Official Finnish Charts

The Official Finnish Charts (Suomen virallinen lista, Finlands officiella lista) are national record charts in Finland composed by Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.

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The Wicker Man (song)

"The Wicker Man" is a song by Iron Maiden, released as the first single from their album Brave New World in April 2000.

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The X Factour

The X Factour was a concert tour by the heavy metal band Iron Maiden which took place from 28 September 1995 to 7 September 1996.

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UK Albums Chart

The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (titled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling single recordings in the United Kingdom, based upon combined record sales and download numbers, and from the week ending Saturday 5 July 2014, also includes streaming data.

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Ultratop

Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium, and it is also the name of most of those charts.

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Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco OMRI (born 5 January 1932) is an Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist.

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VG-lista

VG-lista is a Norwegian record chart.

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Virtual XI

Virtual XI (pronounced: Virtual Eleven) is the eleventh studio album by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 23 March 1998.

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William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was an English novelist, playwright, and poet.

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Wolfsbane (band)

Wolfsbane are an English heavy metal band.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_X_Factor_(album)

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