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Losfer Words (Big 'Orra) song meanings
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    General CommentGreat Instrumental. one of my favorute instrumentals. I don't know why this was the last instrumental of Maiden, but this is really epic. Powerslave was their beast album to me.
    AcesHighon April 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is my fave instrumental they've done. When I hear it, I can always imagine a fight or a duel (maybe a slight link to another track on Powerslave called The Duellists).
    Maiden Maniacon July 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe intro sounds exactly the same as the duelist's, save the '1, 2, 1234' I personally think it reflects the aftermath of 2 minutes to midnight, Big 'Orra = Big Horra/ Big Aura.
    slipperon May 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentA guy I used to work with said Iron Maiden were satanist and used this track as his proof.

    Biggora Losfer Words = Big Are Lucifers Words

    Yes he was a dumb ass.
    spiderman1007on October 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentugh. It Means Loss for words, BIG Horror! in a cockney accent. Iron Maiden is not satanist.
    TheSteadfaston September 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt would take a smarter man than me to figure this one out.
    HatFullaRainon September 06, 2011   Link
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    Song MeaningLosfer Words, as correctly pointed out, is most likely "Loss for words," in Cockney transliteration.

    The second part is more likely in my opinion to be "Begorrah," an Irish interjection for astonishment or amazement.

    The likelihood of it being Big Horror is rather low, but not impossible.
    Taikedzon August 10, 2012   Link
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    General CommentConsidering Steve Harris's wife, "Lorraine," was pregnant at this time with his child, I kind of figured he was at a "loss for words" at the wonder of being a father. I figured "'Orra" was short for (L)Orra(ine).

    Or, maybe not?

    Great piece of music, either way.
    Heavymetalharpon August 22, 2016   Link

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