May 21, 2002
Osbourne, Ozzy : Dreamer/Gets Me Through
One shit, one will have you "lining your spasming spine ripple in appreciation"...
Amidst all the MTV freakshow brouhaha it's all too
easy to forget that Ozzy Osbourne
- Lord King Emperor of RAWK -
is blessed with the singing voice of an orgasming
seraphim. Forget 'Dreamer', it's a sub 'Imagine'
eco-pish ballad and is thus the hideously deformed
bollocks of the world's ugliest chihuahua.
But 'Get Me Through' is the real deal. A 12-thumb
killa-riff intro warns us that we are about to feast
on raw, bloody and possibly still semi-conscious meat.
And then Ozzy Osbourne
starts caterwauling over a hysterical
Hammer Horror organ riff and the small hairs lining
your spasming spine ripple in appreciation. Hear this.
Go buy Sabbath's 'Paranoid'. Then go get everything
you own which features an Ian Brown
vocal and tip it
into the bin.
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