Princess of the Night

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"Princess of the Night"
Single by Saxon
from the album Denim and Leather
Released1981
Format7" vinyl
Recorded1981
Genrespeed metal, thrash metal
Length4:01
LabelCapitol
Songwriter(s)Saxon
Producer(s)Nigel Thomas
Saxon singles chronology
"Never Surrender"
(1981)
"Princess of the Night"
(1982)
"Power and the Glory"
(1983)

"Princess of the Night" is a single by British heavy metal band Saxon, featured as the opening track and single from their 1981 album Denim and Leather; the song was written as a group production of all five members of the band at the time: Peter "Biff" Byford, Steve Dawson, Pete Gill, Graham Oliver, and Paul Quinn. The lyrics of the song deal with narrator's affinity of a steam locomotive of the LMS Princess Royal Class.[1]

The single itself peaked in its popularity at 57 on the UK Singles Chart.

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  1. ^ Facebook chat question to Saxon, 11 Jun 2015

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