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Songs from The Chemical Wedding: "King in Crimson," "Chemical Wedding," "The Tower"


  • The Chemical Wedding

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Sanctuary Records Group

"'The Book of Thel,' 'Jerusalem,' 'Gates of Urizen.' Bruce Dickinson , who used to be the lead singer for Iron Maiden in the '80s, has released several solo albums since; his Chemical Wedding has a LOT of Blake references on it; one song is called 'The Book of Thel' and there are a couple others [including 'Jerusalem' and 'Gates of Urizen'] that are direct references to Blake. Might be worth a look for those of us interested in pop-cultural representations of Romanticism." — Gord Barentsen