.

Ozzy Osbourne Hits Solo Career High With 'Ordinary Man'


Bruce Henne | 03-01-2020

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Ozzy OsbourneCover art courtesy SRO

(hennemusic) Ozzy Osbourne has scored his highest-charting solo album in the UK ever with his latest effort, "Ordinary Man," bypassing even his acclaimed debut.

According to the Official Charts Company, Osbourne's first new studio release in a decade enters the UK charts at No. 3, which surpasses the previous high of No. 7 set by his 1980 debut, "Blizzard Of Oz"; the rocker has previously had two No. 1 albums in the country with Black Sabbath.

"Ordinary Man" sees Ozzy working with producer and guitarist Andrew Watt and includes the rhythm section of Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, while special guests on the set include Slash, Elton John and Tom Morello.

The project was written and recorded over four days, with additional time for mixing. "It was a lot of fun to do though it's a lot different from my other albums," Ozzy explains. "We recorded it quickly, which I haven't done since the first Black Sabbath album. This made it a different process, which I actually enjoyed."

Osbourne recently cancelled his rescheduled North American tour and will soon head to Europe for additional treatments as he continues to deal with a new series of health issues over the past year, in addition to his long-term battle with Parkinson's disease. Watch the video for the title track featuring Elton John here.

hennemusic is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright hennemusic - Excerpted here with permission.


Related Stories


Ozzy & Jack (Osbourne)'s World Detour Returning To TV This Summer

Ozzy Osbourne Says 'Ordinary Man' Happened By Accident

Ozzy And Family Discussing The Osbournes Reboot

Ozzy Osbourne Selling Merch For A Cure

Ozzy Osbourne Explains Reluctance To Do Residency

Ozzy Osbourne Offering Up Merch For A Cure

Ozzy Osbourne's Treatment Delayed, Not Canceled

Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Parkinson's Treatment

Stay Home For Ozzy Urges Kelly Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne Producer Andrew Watt Has Covid-19

More Ozzy Osbourne News



advertisement

advertisement


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright© 1998 - 2020 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.