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"From Here to Eternity"
Single by Iron Maiden
from the album Fear of the Dark
B-side "I Can't See My Feelings"
"Roll Over Vic Vella"
"No Prayer For The Dying (live)"
"Public Enema Number One (live)"
Released 29 June 1992
Recorded 1992
Genre Heavy metal
Length 3:37
Label EMI
Writer(s) Steve Harris
Iron Maiden singles chronology
"Be Quick or Be Dead"
(1992)
"From Here to Eternity"
(1992)
"Wasting Love"
(1992)

"From Here to Eternity" is the second single from the Iron Maiden album Fear of the Dark, released in 1992. The song is the fourth and most recent song in the ongoing saga of "Charlotte the Harlot" (other songs include "Charlotte the Harlot," "22 Acacia Avenue," and "Hooks in You", although the status of the last song is a point of debate among fans since it doesn't actually mention "Charlotte", just "the keys to a view at number 22"). The songs tells the tale of Charlotte going on a fateful motorcycle ride with the Devil.

This is the first studio single to not feature Eddie in the artwork - second overall, after the live version of "Running Free" - using a picture of the song's music video instead.

The single was released in several formats: a 7" cut to shape picture disc with Budgie's "I Can't See My Feelings" on the B-side, a 7" etched disc with "From Here to Eternity" and "Roll Over Vic Vella" on one side and an image etched into the other, a 12" single with fold-out sleeve with "Roll Over Vic Vella" and a live version of "No Prayer For The Dying" as b-sides, and several cd-single versions with all previously mentioned songs and a live version of "Public Enema Number One". It charted and peaked at #21 on the UK Singles Chart.

The cover of Chuck Berry's "Roll Over Beethoven" features spoken intro and outro pieces by longtime Iron Maiden roadie and friend Vic Vella.

Track listing

  1. "From Here to Eternity" (Steve Harris) – 3:37
  2. "I Can't See My Feelings" (Budgie cover) – 3:50
  3. "Roll over Vic Vella" (Chuck Berry cover with different lyrics) – 4:48
  4. "No Prayer for the Dying" (live) (Harris) – 4:24
  5. "Public Enema Number One" (live) (Bruce Dickinson, Dave Murray) – 3:57

Personnel

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