Bird of Prey (Uriah Heep song)

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"Bird of Prey"
Song by Uriah Heep
Released 1969-1970
Format 7"
A-side Gypsy
Recorded 1970
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Length 4:05
Label Bronze
Mercury
Writer Ken Hensley, David Byron, Mick Box, Paul Newton
Producer Gerry Bron
Chronology
  1. "Gypsy"
  2. "Walking in Your Shadow"
  3. "Come Away Melinda"
  4. "Lucy Blues"/"Bird of Prey"
  5. "Dreammare"
  6. "Real Turned On"
  7. "I'll Keep On Trying"
  8. "Wake Up (Set Your Sights)"

"Bird of Prey" is a song by British progressive rock/hard rock band Uriah Heep, from the group's US version of their 1970 debut album Very 'Eavy... Very 'Umble (released as Uriah Heep in the United States)[1] and 1971's album Salisbury. A different version of the song would also appear on the 2003 remaster of Very 'Eavy... Very 'Umble. Although not released as a single, the song is regarded by many fans as one of the band's most popular songs. The song is the B-side of the band's first ever worldwide single "Gypsy".[2] The song is in the key of E Major.[3]

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