Ozzy Osbourne to release 'Memoirs of a Madman' solo compilation in October

Black Sabbath frontman takes stock of his career away from the band

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Ozzy Osbourne is to release 'Memoirs of a Madman', a compilation of his greatest hits as a solo artist.

The album will be released on October 6 by Epic Records/Legacy Recordings and features 17 of Osbourne's solo singles. 'Memoirs of a Madman' will be available in single CD format, a two-LP set and a two-LP picture disc set. Scroll down to watch a trailer for the record.

There will also be an accompanying DVD with the release, featuring classic music videos, unreleased live performances and interviews. Fans will also be able to get hold of an excluisve bundle that includes an autographed poster, the DVD set, the CD, a 2-LP picture disc vinyl and a fan-designed poster.

The full 'Memoirs of a Madman' tracklisting is as follows:

'Crazy Train'
'Mr. Crowley'
'Flying High Again'
'Over the Mountain'
'Bark At the Moon'
'The Ultimate Sin'
'Miracle Man'
'No More Tears' (edit)
'Mama, I'm Coming Home'
'Road to Nowhere'
'Perry Mason'
'I Just Want You'
'Gets Me Through'
'I Don't Wanna Stop'
'Life Won't Wait'
'Let Me Hear You Scream'

Osbourne is currently touring the world with Black Sabbath following the release of their latest album '13' last year with the band playing in London's Hyde Park last month (July) as part of the British Summertime Festival.

He is also at the centre of a petition started by fan Helen Maidiotis to become Sir Ozzy osbourne. Maidiotis created the ‘The Knighthood of Ozz' campaign and argues a knighthood is "well deserved and long overdue" for the Black Sabbath lead singer.

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