Thursday, May 8, 2008

Black Sabbath Paranoid

Paranoid is the second album by the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath. It was released in the United Kingdom during September 1970, and contains some of their most famous work, including the songs "Iron Man", "War Pigs" and the title track.

The album is regarded as a classic of the heavy metal genre and one of the most influental heavy metal albums. It has been certified 4x Platinum, having sold over four million copies in the US alone, making it Black Sabbath's best-selling album.

Side One

1. "War Pigs/Luke's Wall" – 7:57
2. "Paranoid" – 2:52
3. "Planet Caravan" – 4:32
4. "Iron Man" – 5:58

Side Two

1. "Electric Funeral" – 4:52
2. "Hand of Doom" – 7:07
3. "Rat Salad" – 2:31
4. "Jack the Stripper/Fairies Wear Boots" – 6:15

* Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
* Tony Iommi – guitar
* Geezer Butler – bass guitar
* Bill Ward – drums
* Keef – design, photography, cover design
* Tom (Colonel) Allom – engineer
* Tony Allom – engineer
* Brian Humphries – engineer

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