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Heaven and Hell

Black Sabbath

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
April 1st, 1980
Catalog ID:
BSK 3372
Label:
Warner Bros. Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
15 reviews (avg. 90%)
Side A
1. Neon Knights 03:49   Show lyrics
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2. Children of the Sea 05:30   Show lyrics
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3. Lady Evil 04:22   Show lyrics
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4. Heaven and Hell 06:56   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Wishing Well 04:02   Show lyrics
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6. Die Young 04:41   Show lyrics
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7. Walk Away 04:21   Show lyrics
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8. Lonely Is the Word 05:49   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Vocals
Bill Ward Drums
Geezer Butler Bass
Tony Iommi Guitars
Guest/Session
Geoff Nicholls Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Richard Seireeni Art direction
Harry Carmean Liner illustration
Mickey Balla Equipment
Graham Wright Equipment
Joe "C" Foglia Assistant Engineer
Martin Birch Producer, Engineering
Andy Pearce Re-Mastering (2010)
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Vocals
Bill Ward Drums
Geezer Butler Bass
Tony Iommi Guitars
Geoff Nicholls Keyboards
Richard Seireeni Art direction
Harry Carmean Liner illustration
Mickey Balla Equipment
Graham Wright Equipment
Joe "C" Foglia Assistant Engineer
Martin Birch Producer, Engineering
Andy Pearce Re-Mastering (2010)
Read From Hell To Heaven 95% Metal_Thrasher90 May 1st, 2014
Read Ride The Black Rainbow. 84% Metal_Jaw March 26th, 2013
Read Black Sabbath resurrected. 80% ConorFynes June 4th, 2012
Read Sabbath return to relevance. 80% Warthur November 11th, 2011
Read Wizards of the Waiting Room 69% marktheviktor March 24th, 2010
Read When Dio Saved Sabbath 97% DawnoftheShred April 10th, 2009
Read Rejoice, children of the sea! 100% nibblemark March 10th, 2009
Read A different Sabbath 84% Nhorf June 27th, 2008
Read The album that got me into... 99% Danowar666 April 8th, 2008
Read Move Over Ozzy...Sabbath Is... 99% Luvers666 February 11th, 2008
Read A great piece of NWOBHM! 90% ChildOfTheSea July 12th, 2007
Read Recovery from the Abyss. 100% hells_unicorn September 5th, 2006
Read Heaven indeed! 98% westknife August 11th, 2004
Read A rejuvenated Sabbath 90% OlympicSharpshooter August 2nd, 2004
Read Pretty damn impressive 84% UltraBoris August 26th, 2002

All tracks by Dio, Iommi, Butler, Ward.

The remastered CD's tracklistings are as follows:
1. Neon Knights
2. Children of the Sea
3. Lady Evil
4. Heaven and Hell
5. Lonely is the Word
6. Wishing Well
7. Die Young
8. Walk Away

The 2010 Limited Deluxe Edition includes a second disc:
Track 1. Children of the Sea [Live 8.05.1980 in London, UK] - 6:25
Track 2. Heaven and Hell [Live 10.08.1980 in Hartford, CT, USA] - 7:20
Track 3. Lady Evil [Mono Version] - 3:58
Track 4. Neon Knights [Live 10.08.1980 in Hartford] 4:49
Track 5. Children of the Sea [Live 10.08.1980 in Hartford] - 5:58
Track 6. Heaven and Hell [Live 10.08.1980 in Hartford]- 12:34
Track 7. Die Young [Live 10.08.1980 in Hartford] - 4:37

Trivia:

- There are music videos for Neon Knights and Die Young. However, they're just staged live footage with overdubbed music; they're not conceptual.
- The bass line for Heaven and Hell was written by Geoff Nicholls.
- Geoff Nicholls was originally brought in to replace Geezer Butler, but moved to keyboards when Geezer returned to the band before the album was recorded.
- There's another rumour that the bass on this album was actually played by Craig Gruber, and not Geezer, but this is largely unfounded. Craig was briefly tried out for bass during the period that Geezer quit, but did not formally join.
- All the songs were written before Geezer returned - the only song that Geezer actually had a hand in writing was Neon Knights, which was the final song recorded.
- The cover art is actually a painting done by artist Lynn Curlee called "Smoking Angels", and was not specifically commissioned for the Heaven and Hell album.

Re-released on Super Audio CD by Universal Music Japan at April 3, 2012 with original UK LP track list and without any bonuses.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 7599-23372-1

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