Ozzy Osbourne - Down to Earth
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Release date: 30 November 2000
Sabbath star's ill advised solo sojourn
We join Ozzy Osbourne , metal colossus and ghoulish bon viveur , gazing through the window, wondering whether Mother Earth will survive. That's 'Dreamer', a Beatles-y eco-ballad. On 'No Easy Way Out', there's a mantra-like middle-eight that sounds like Ian Brown. Legends should rarely be let off the leash, and few need tying down so much as Ozzy Osbourne ....
- Oct 10, 2001
Tracklisting click track to read more
- Gets Me Through
- Facing Hell
- No Easy Way Out
- That I Never Had
- You Know...(Part1)
- Running Out of Time
- Black Illusion
- Can You Hear Them?
- You Know...(Part 1)
- No Place for Angels
Rain. Mud. Metal...
- Jun 4, 2002
One shit, one will have you "lining your spasming spine ripple in appreciation"...
- May 21, 2002
Hard rock is back. Mothers, hide your children...
- May 22, 2000
Meanwhile, Black Sabbath say they refused proposal for Cream's Ginger Baker to drum on '13'
Ozzy's wife to be highest-paid judge on UK talent show
Financial strain reportedly drives famous rock couple apart
Ozzy Osbourne - Down to Earth: Wikipedia Album Entry
Down to Earth is an album by Ozzy Osbourne, released on October 16, 2001. It was the long awaited follow-up to his 1995 studio release Ozzmosis. It was also an Enhanced CD. The cover of the album is made of Osbourne's X-ray and his tattoos superimposed. It is the first and only studio album to feature former Suicidal Tendencies bassist Robert Trujillo, who would then go on to join Metallica in 2003. This was the first studio album Osbourne had ever done without the writing or performance of either Bob Daisley or Geezer Butler. Zakk Wylde didn't write any of the songs for the Ozzy Osbourne album "Down To Earth". his album with Black Label Society, 1919 Eternal, was originally supposed to be "Down To Earth", but Ozzy said it sounded 'too Black Label'.
"Gets Me Through" (Ozzy Osbourne, Tim Palmer) – 5:04
"Facing Hell" (Osbourne, Palmer, Scott Humphrey, Geoff Nicholls) – 4:26
"Dreamer" (Osbourne, Marti Frederiksen, Mick Jones) – 4:45
"No Easy Way Out" (Osbourne, Palmer) – 5:06
"That I Never Had" (Osbourne, Joe Holmes, Robert Trujillo, Frederiksen) – 4:24
"You Know... Pt. 1" (Osbourne, Palmer) – 1:06
"Junkie" (Osbourne, Holmes, Trujillo, Frederiksen) – 4:28
"Running Out of Time" (Osbourne, Frederiksen, Jones) – 5:06
"Black Illusion" (Osbourne, Palmer, Andy Sturmer, Nicholls) – 4:21
"Alive" (Osbourne, Danny Saber) – 4:54
"Can You Hear Them?" (Osbourne, Holmes, Trujillo, Frederiksen) – 4:59
Bonus Track (Import versions)
"No Place for Angels" (Osbourne, Palmer, Nicholls) - 3:23
Ozzy Osbourne - Vocals
Zakk Wylde - Guitar
Robert Trujillo - Bass
Mike Bordin - Drums
Danny Saber - Guitar
Michael Railo - Keyboards, Vocals (bckgr), String Arrangements
Tim Palmer - Guitar, Drums, Keyboards, Mixing, Producer, Vocals (Background)
Stephen Marcussen - Mastering
Mark Dearnley - Engineer, Mixing
John Porter - Engineer, Pro-Tools
Stewart Whitmore - Digital Editing
Nitin Vadukul - Photography
Scott Greer - Product Manager
David Daoud Coleman - Art Direction
Kaz Utsunomiya - A&R
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