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Run to the hills / The number of the beast
Run to the hills
The number of the beast
Run to the hills
Total eclipse
The number of the beast
Remember tomorrow
Listen with Nicko part IV
Run to the hills
White man came across the sea
Brought us pain and misery
Killed our tribes killed our creed
Took our game for his own need

We fought him hard we fought him well
Out on the plains we gave him hell
But many came too much for Cree
Oh will we ever be set free?

Riding through dustclouds and barren wastes
Galloping hard on the plains
Chasing the redskins back to their holes
Fighting them at their own game
Murder for freedom a stab in the back
Women and children and cowards attack

Run to the hills run for your lives
Run to the hills run for your lives

Soldier blue on the barren wastes
Hunting and killing their game
Raping the women and wasting the men
The only good Indians are tame
Selling them whisky and taking their gold
Enslaving the young and destroying the old

Run to the hills run for your lives

Total eclipse
Cold as steel the darkness waits, it's hour will come
A cry of fear for the chosen worshipping the sun
Mother natures black revenge on those who waste her life
War babies in the garden of Eden shall turn our ashes to ice

Sunrise is gone, freezing up the fires
Sunrise is gone, numbing all desires
Sunrise is gone, Sunrise is gone

Around the world the people stop with terror-stricken eyes
A shadow cast upon them all to crush them like a fly
In the icy rain and whiplashed seas there's nowhere left to run
The hammer blows of winter fall like a hurricane


Around the world the nations wait
for some wise words from their leading light
You know it's not only madmen who listen to fools
"Is this the end" the millions cried
clutching their riches as they died
Those who survive must weather the storm


Gone are the days when man looked down
They've taken away his sacred crown
To be so free, it took so long
It's not the journeys end, it's just begun

The number of the beast
"Woe to you, Oh Earth and Sea, for the Devil sends the beast
with wrath, because he knows the time is short...
Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast
for it is a human number, its number is Six hundred and sixty
Revelations ch. xiii v. 18

I left alone my mind was blank
I needed time to get the memories from my mind

What did I see can I believe that what I saw
that night was real and not just fantasy

Just what I saw in my old dreams were they
reflections of my warped mind staring back at me

Cos in my dreams it's always there the evil face that twists my mind
and brings me to despair

The night was black was no use holding back
Cos I just had to see was someone watching me
In the mist dark figures move and twist
was all this for real or some kind of hell
666 the Number of the Beast
Hell and fire was spawned to be released

Torches blazed and sacred chants were praised
as they start to cry hands held to the sky
In the night the fires burning bright
the ritual has begun Satan's work is done
666 the Number of the Beast
Sacrifice is going on tonight

This can't go on I must inform the law
Can this still be real or some crazy dream
but I feel drawn towards the evil chanting hordes
they seem to mesmerise me...can't avoid their eyes
666 the Number of the Beast
666 the one for you and me

I'm coming back I will return
And I'll possess your body and I'll make you burn
I have the fire I have the force
I have the power to make my evil take its course

Remember tomorrow


Unchain the colours before my eyes,
Yesterday's sorrows, tomorrow's white lies.
Scan the horizon, the clouds take me higher,
I shall return from out of fire.

Tears for rememberance, and tears for joy,
Tears for somebody and this lonely boy.
Out in the madness, the all seeing eye,
Flickers above us, to light up the sky.

Unchain the colours before my eyes,
Yesterday's sorrows, tomorrow's white lies.
Scan the horizon, the clouds take me higher,
I shall return from out of fire.

Listen with Nicko part IV
I'm back, nyaaah! You thought you got away with it, didn't you?
But you didn't. No, not on your fourth little box set of
Run To The Hills, Total Eclipse, Number Of The Beast, and Remember Tomorrow live.
Aaah! Box number four. Do you like it so far?
What a great set of singles and all that good stuff ... original art work
and all that good stuff! Well, you are again the proud owner of number four,
Run To The Hills - Total Eclipse, released the 12th of February 1982.
And welcome once again to "Not a lot of...not a lot of people know that"
Hahah, oh dear, it's getting worse isn't it?
Well I have been in here for two or three days and they won't let me out!
No. They've left me stuck in this here studio and what can I do but mumble on and jumble on
and get the words back to front and front to back and all that good stuff.
Run To The Hills, chart position number seven, got there. Released 12th of February 1982,
If I said that already, too f'king bad! Ah, it was first released, as I said, whenever it was,
featuring Bruce on vocals. Now Bruce had joined the band in September '81,
and if you think about it it's almost a to the day a year after Adrian joined, September 1980.
Hmm. It was the band's first single, as it happens, to reach the top ten. Great!
Well, what can you say about that? Thank you guys and fans and girls...guys and girls...
all the people out there that bought that, I mean puuhh, got it to number seven.
And also it was one of the favourites of you guys the fans, when we play it it's great,
we start of and Bruce introduces the song and everyone's right there with us to know the words
and sing along like you do with a lot of our songs,
but I think that definitely because it was such a popular first top ten single as well such a popular song.
Also the video for Run To The Hills was .... the out takes.... remember the bit with the indians there,
and he's sitting on a penny farthing, you know and they're all getting shot with a bow and the guy
in the back with about six million arrows hanging out of his hat...
And the guy goes and gets scalped, and the geezer goes up behind the indian, oh no,
the indian goes up behind the guy right. Oh yeah, I got it right that time.
And he scalps him! And he pulls his hair off, and he's got a bloody toupe on his ...
he's got no hair! He's got a bald head! And the guy...whew, I think they're really great.
Well it's a Buster Keaton movie actually, but Buster they couldn't show him because he'd have got...
they'd have got copyright problems and all that. And it was also fun enough, a big MTV favourite.
Now, music television was released over in the United States before we got it on cable or satellite
which is now happening in England. And uh, this was in the days when they had some serious,
you know, they had some good taste, these guys. I mean, they were playing rock'n'roll and there was heavy metal.
Now, they're they're just like what's that, that other lot, the Bleedin Bojack Company!
You know, I'll find an abbreviation for the MTV mob, don't you worry have no friggin fear!
I shall get there! There you go, brilliant success, great story.

Now moving on to the other single in the set, you've got Number Of The Beast, haven't ya?
Well if you haven't there's a mistake. Get onto EMI and have a word......
slap'em around the back of the head like that for an opener, or a punch in the chops would be good.
You know. Number Of The Beast, 'Arry Harris composition again, Remember Tomorrow live,
'Arryis..'Arry 'Arrisssizzzz and Paul Duh..Duh..Duh..Di'Anno. Chart position 18 it got to,
that was released on 26th of April 1982. And it was off of the album of the same name,
Number - Of - The - Beast! Allright? Got that? Allright.
You know what I said earlier on as well, I think it was not a lot of people know that part three,
or it might have even been part two, I don't know.
I can't really remember, it was too many days ago...remember I told you they kept me in here for a few weeks...
few days. Um, it was released off of the album of the same name.
When they were recording the album, which was at Battery Studio in London,
Mr. Martin Birch had a car crash, and all the old equipment in the studio kept breaking down.
All this kind of things were going on. But after he got the bill presented to him,
through the accident that he'd had, his car....the damage bill was six hundred and sixty six quid, sixty six p!
No on my life, I am not pulling the dinger! I am telling ya, this is god's honest truth.
Well after the release of the album, the band were branded as satanists only to boot!
What a bunch of prats! I mean these people have no idea, and they've got their noses stuck up,
you know, probably up each others bum, you know. Or whatever.
Anyway, it's all about Steve having a nightmare, I mean he has them pretty often...
poor guy, you know, I mean I pity the wife... "god Steve, whats the matter!"
"uh oh uh oh uh oh uh! oh god, it's coming for me! oh, Eddie! Eddie! Get away!"
Hahahaha! Poor old low, never mind. Anyway...it's horrible though..no, you can't make fun of nightmares.
No they're not very nice things, but Steve had a nightmare what could actually happen 
if he got involved with all this sort of satanist stuff, and all that mumbo jumbo and all that mean gear.
Well you know, there you go. So basically that was the inspiration to the song, and out of that came NOTB,
and outta NOTB came the album. Hahahaha. Wonder what the wife looked like? Hahaha, Jesus.
I don't know, it's my sense of humour, you probably don't understand, I don't care anyway.

Anyway, by the way, the video was shot at the Newcastle city hall.
And Rod and the boys asked the local radio station,
or asked the ballroom dancers to come up and feature in the video.
They did. Puuh, pretty good isn't it? By the way, it was my uhh...I was still with Trust at that time,
and um, we actually did a ten or twelve date...I think it was ten dates of European tour with Maiden
on the Number Of The Beast tour when they were in Europe.
And, just..after this, a couple of months after this period of time on the tour,
the band did a Belgian TV show, and in fact this was my very very very first performance with Iron Maiden....
not a lot of people know that...and we played Number Of The Beast, I guess it was,
I think it was Killers and Run To The Hills, something like that.
I might have been wrong, and then again too bad if I am! So what you gonna do about it! 
Take that! So! Hahahaha, sorry Dave. Oh gosh, oh my microphone!

Anyway, ah! Remember Tomorrow. Well, this was recorded in Italy...well you can remember tomorrow if you like,
I can't even remember yesterday or even today, so it's up to you.
Hahaha. Heh. Anyway, Remember Tomorrow was recorded in Italy during Bruce's very first live dates with Maiden.
And they went out there to do some gigs with Bruce and break him in, so to speak.
He fell.. he fell into a vat of starch the night before. Hahahaha! Oh god!
And he did a few dates before the small U.K. tour at the end of 1981, and that's uh,
that's where Remember Tomorrow was recorded. That's why hence it's Remember Tomorrow live.
And I say, it got to chart position 18, released 26th of April. Good stuff!
Anyway, by the way I've gotta go, so look, if I don't see you in the spring
which ain't too far away right, I'll see you in a mattress! Hahahahaha! Toodle-do! Bye.

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