Danish hard rockers Pretty Maids have announced a live album celebrating the release of their sophomore album ‘Future World’. The band toured supporting the 30th Anniversary of the album during 2017-18 and ‘Maid In Japan’ has been produced from the live performances in Tokyo. Recorded over the two nights in November 2018, the CD/DVD/Blu-Ray package covers a live performance of ‘Future World’ in its entirety, with extra tracks included from the evening including ‘Kingmaker’ from their 2019 release ‘Undress Your Madness’.

The original album was recorded in 1987 and was produced by Eddie Kramer (who was allegedly fired for falling asleep at the mixing console) and Chris Isca. It went on to be their first major breakthrough in the Heavy Metal community.

Pretty Maids new album Made In Japan. This is the album cover

Singer Ronnie Atkins told MetalTalk “The decision to record it in Japan was kind of obvious as it has been one of our strongest markets since the 1980’s, and we had never filmed any live stuff there. I remember both the concerts we played as absolutely great fun with a very loud and enthusiastic crowd. It’s always a pleasure performing in Japan since it’s a fantastic and very dedicated audience and always has been.”

‘Maid In Japan – Future World 30th Anniversary’ is available from 10th April. 


CD / DVD / Blu-ray

1  FW30 (Intro)

2  Future World

3  We Came To Rock

4  Love Games

5  Yellow Rain

6  Loud ´N´ Proud

7  Rodeo

8  Needles In The Dark

9  Eye Of The Storm

10  Long Way To Go

11  Mother Of All Lies

12  Kingmaker

13  Bull’s Eye

14  Little Drops Of Heaven

15  Sin-Decade

Bonus material on DVD and Blu-ray:

The videos

Little Drops Of Heaven

Mother Of All Lies

Nuclear Boomerang

My Soul To Take

A Heart Without A Home


Face The World

Bull’s Eye

Last Beauty On Earth


Will You Still Kiss Me (When I See You In Heaven)

– Balingen Documentary

– Japan Documentary

– Interviews with Ronnie Atkins, Ken Hammer, Chris Laney, Rene Shades

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