This song was originally recorded by a progressive rock group called
Nektar formed in Hamburg by British band expatriates who lived and recorded in Germany.
The Maiden cover version of the song is actually a merging of two separate songs, 'King Of Twilight'
and 'Crying In The Dark', from the 1972 album
A Tab In The Ocean.
It is quite a good song and features some very interesting drumming and bass work by Nicko and Steve.
Steve was a big fan of this British band who based themselves in Germany. I recall
when we first toured Japan, in interviews Steve talked of his love for Nektar which led to
a big increase in their sales in Japan due to the interest