Iron Maiden have released the brand-new animated video for ‘Stratego’, which is taken from their critically acclaimed 17th studio album, Senjutsu, which is out now.
The video, which continues the Japanese theme of the album, premiered on the YouTube channel of U.S. network, Adult Swim – the night-time identity of Cartoon Network. The animated video was made by Swedish Director Gustaf Holtenas for Blinkink Productions and executive produced by lead singer Bruce Dickinson.
Senjutsu has received glowing reviews aro
und the world and is currently battling Canadian rapper Drake for the #1 spot in the official UK charts this Friday.
It also features the lead single ‘Writing On The Wall’, which was accompanied by a hugely acclaimed video, once again created by BlinkInk Productions and written and executive produced by Bruce Dickinson
Senjutsu was recorded in 2019 at Guillaume Tell studios in Paris with longstanding producer Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Steve Harris. The new album follows the release of 2015’s The Book Of Souls which went to number one in over forty countries around the globe.
To order/listen to Senjutsu go to https://ironmaiden.lnk.to/SenjutsuACCLAIM FOR SENJUTSU
“…an ambitious, eccentric masterpiece. Maiden’s true golden age is their current one.” Guardian
“Iron Maiden are back in business…an imaginative instant classic.”
“Utterly majestic….an unqualified masterpiece”
“It’s the sound of a band that continues to strive when it’s already honed its craft to perfection. One of the finest collections of songs they’ve released in the latter part of their career”
“Perhaps the most wonderful thing about Senjutsu is how much fun the band are having. It’s an album built to entertain, full of theatre, full of gold-standard musicianship.”
“This is a remarkable album from a band that still has plenty to say and to offer.”
““A muscular and menacing return from the metal legends. One of their best albums of the past 20 years”
“A magnificent album.”
“It’s hard to think of another rock act that can combine raw energy with musical ambition quite like Maiden”
“…Maiden are still outsmarting the competition.”
“The orient-inspired opus delivers.”
“It’s insanely Maiden, a sonic smorgasbord of epic anthems, huge themes, dramatic vocals and guitars that blister and rage.”
“…a work of reliable genius.”
“Senjutsu is concise and pretty damn killer. The fact they can do this seventeen albums in is truly astounding.”
Fistful Of Metal
The musicality and exceptionally diverse skill of all the guys is, as always, right in your face from start to finish, creating yet another exhilarating and unique album for your collection. Metal Planet Music
Taken from Iron Maiden’s 17th studio album ‘Senjutsu’ Out now: https://ironmaiden.lnk.to/Senjutsu
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