Tears of the Dragon

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Not to be confused with Dragon Tears.
"Tears of the Dragon"
Single by Bruce Dickinson
from the album Balls to Picasso
Released 28 May 1994
Genre Heavy metal
Length 6:23
Label EMI
Writer(s) Bruce Dickinson
Bruce Dickinson singles chronology
"Born in '58"
(1990)
"Tears of the Dragon"
(1994)
"Shoot All the Clowns"
(1994)

"Tears of the Dragon" is the first single from Bruce Dickinson's second solo album, Balls to Picasso, released on 28 May 1994. The song is talking about the departure of Dickinson from Iron Maiden. Allmusic called "Tears of the Dragon" a "magnificent" track, "by far the album's best song".[1]

Track listing[edit]

CD 1

  1. Tears of the Dragon – 6:23
  2. The Breeding House – 5:20
  3. No Way Out... to be Continued – 7:31

CD 2

  1. Tears of the Dragon (Acoustic chill-out) – 4:34
  2. Winds of Change – 4:15
  3. Spirit of Joy – 3:13

Credits[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[2] 28
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[3] 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franck, John. "Balls to Picasso > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-12-20. 
  2. ^ "Search the charts". The Irish Charts. IRMA. Retrieved 19 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Artist Chart History - Bruce Dickinson". Billboard charts. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 


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