Paranoid (50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Reissue Edition) (Vinyl)

Black Sabbath

Widely regarded as innovators of the musical genre which came to be known as Heavy Metal, legendary Birmingham-bred Black Sabbath celebrate the 50th anniversary in 2020 of their multi-million selling album Paranoid with 4CD and 5LP editions.

After the success of the band's self-titled debut in early 1970, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward returned that fall with Paranoid. The record became the band's first album to top the U.K. charts and has sold more than 4 million copies in the U.S. alone. Today, songs like "War Pigs," "Planet Caravan," "Iron Man," and of course, "Paranoid," continue to inspire a new generation of musicians around the world.

The CD Super Deluxe Edition features the original album plus a Quadraphonic Mix of the album. The collection's final 2CDs include two 1970 live performances. The first was recorded on August 31 in Montreux, Switzerland shortly before the release of Paranoid. It captures the band, already a tight musical unit, thundering through new songs like "Hand Of Doom" and "Iron Man" while mixing in "N.I.B." and "Behind The Wall Of Sleep" from their debut album. The second concert was recorded a few months later in Brussels during the band's performance for Belgian television. Unofficial versions of this classic show have circulated in the past, but they've never sounded this good.

The LP Super Deluxe Edition includes the original album, in addition to a rare 1974 Quad Mix of the album folded down to stereo, plus two concerts from 1970, from Montreux and Brussels, that are pressed on vinyl for the first time. The five-LP set comes with a hardbound book with extensive liner notes featuring interviews with all four band members, rare photos, and memorabilia, a poster, as well as a replica of the tour book sold during the Paranoid tour.

Release date: 9th October, 2020

Tracklist:

PARANOID
1. War Pigs / Luke's Wall
2. Paranoid
3. Planet Caravan
4. Iron Man
5. Electric Funeral
6. Hand of Doom
7. Rat Salad
8. Jack the Stripper / Fairies Wear Boots

QUADRADISC MIX IN STEREO 1974
1. War Pigs / Luke's Wall
2. Paranoid
3. Planet Caravan
4. Iron Man
5. Electric Funeral
6. Hand of Doom
7. Rat Salad
8. Jack the Stripper / Fairies Wear Boots

LIVE IN MONTREUX 1970
1. Intro
2. Paranoid
3. N.I.B.
4. Behind the Wall of Sleep
5. Iron Man
6. War Pigs
7. Fairies Wear Boots
8. Hand of Doom

LIVE IN BRUSSELS 1970
1. Paranoid
2. Hand of Doom
3. Rat Salad
4. Iron Man
5. Black Sabbath
6. N.I.B.
7. Behind the Wall of Sleep
8. War Pigs
9. Fairies Wear Boots




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