Wasting Love

Album: Fear Of The Dark (1992)

Songfacts®:

  • A rare Iron Maiden ballad - loved and hated by fans - the song is about a depressed man who seems to have completely blown his chance at love. He lives in a cold and desolate place where he slowly dies. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Scott - Edmonton, AB

Comments: 5

  • Summer Serrano from PhilippinesThis is a pretty damn good song. It's not the best. The lyrics cut deep, and the acoustic and electric guitar harmonics blend in a way that emphasises the feeling of the song. But that's just my own personal opinion.
  • Ryan from Anahola, HiThis is Iron Maiden's first, last, and probably only power ballad.
  • Dave from Melbourne, AustraliaThis isn't a whimpy Poison ballad. It's deep lyrically and is quite heavy and dark at the same time. It was released as a single in 1992 and played live many times on The Fear Of The Dark Tour so it must be highly regarded by the band. Check out the video, it really matches the lyrics.
  • Greg from Calgary, AbCaitlin, a band typically gets bland without diversity.

    Anyway, this is one of my favorite Maiden songs. I simply love the lyrics.
  • Caitlin from Colmesneil, TxBy itself it's a good song, but compared to the rest of Maiden's catalogue it's poor. The cover didn't even have Eddie on the front! I mean, this is the type of thing that you expect at a Poison concert, not a Iron Maiden show! If I go to a Maiden show, I don't wanna hear sappy crap...
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