Be Quick Or Be Dead

Album: Fear Of The Dark (1992)
Charted: 2


  • This is the first single from Fear Of The Dark. It is about political and economic scandals happening at the time in Europe, including the collapse of the BCCI bank. The cover of the single shows Iron Maiden's mascot Eddie grabbing a politician by the neck. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sasuke Uchiha - Hidden Leaves Village, Japan

Comments: 3

  • Caitlin from Colmesneil, TxWhen I hear this song, two words spring to mind: BERNIE MADOFF.
  • Rock Lee from Hidden Leaves Village, JapanLove this song! And do't you underestiate Uchiha Sasuke! He's the MAN!
  • Brett from Parma Heights, OhWow, did some user really put their name as Sasuke Uchiha? What a weeaboo. Seriously, who names themselves after some emo anime character.
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