iron Maiden The Wicker Man (Brave new worlD, 2000)
Few horror movies are as reliably unsettling as robin hardy’s distinctly english but deeply sinister 1973 masterpiece. When Sgt. Neil howie investigates a girl’s disappearance on the remote hebridean island, he finds his christian values challenged by what seems to be a pagan cult. In the unlikely event that you haven’t seen it, it doesn’t end well for the policeman. Sorry. Maiden’s anthemic paean to the movie doesn’t delve deep into the plot, but it does capture the mad-eyed intensity of its unforgettable ending. oh God! oh Jesus christ!
CHOICE LYRIC: “Your tongue has frozen now you’ve got something to say / The piper at the gates of dawn is calling you his way”
Iron Maiden want you to keep your appointment with the Wicker Man