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Master of Reality

Black Sabbath

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
1971
Catalog ID:
SW-93896
Label:
Warner Bros. Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
21 reviews (avg. 93%)
Side A
1. Sweet Leaf 05:05   Show lyrics
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2. After Forever 05:26   Show lyrics
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3. Embryo 00:28   instrumental
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4. Children of the Grave 05:17   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Orchid 01:31   instrumental
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6. Lord of This World 05:26   Show lyrics
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7. Solitude 05:02   Show lyrics
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8. Into the Void 06:12   Show lyrics
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Original line-up
Band members
Ozzy Osbourne Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9)
Geezer Butler Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (tracks 1, 4, 6-8)
Tony Iommi Guitars, Flute (track 7), Piano (track 7), Synthesizer (track 2), Songwriting (tracks 1-9)
Bill Ward Drums, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (track 2)
Miscellaneous staff
Rodger Bain Producer
Mike Stanford Art direction
Marcus Keef (R.I.P. 2012) Photography
Original line-up
Ozzy Osbourne Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9)
Geezer Butler Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (tracks 1, 4, 6-8)
Tony Iommi Guitars, Flute (track 7), Piano (track 7), Synthesizer (track 2), Songwriting (tracks 1-9)
Bill Ward Drums, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (track 2)
Original line-up
Rodger Bain Producer
Mike Stanford Art direction
Marcus Keef (R.I.P. 2012) Photography
Read The Official Beginnings of... 86% Superchard April 13th, 2018
Read At the top 100% Face_your_fear_79 February 26th, 2018
Read Going lower AND higher 90% TrooperEd February 14th, 2018
Read My Favourite Sabbath Album 95% ReleaseTheBears October 31st, 2016
Read Masters of their domain 96% enshrinedtemple December 11th, 2015
Read Master of the Art of Metal... 100% Doominance December 31st, 2014
Read Just a masterwork. 100% SirMetalGinger December 12th, 2012
Read A less consistent, more... 80% ConorFynes May 30th, 2012
Read More commercial, more... 85% Warthur July 25th, 2011
Read Kent State/Altamont/nuked... 95% marktheviktor August 9th, 2010
Read The uppermost branch of... 93% matt85210 March 20th, 2010
Read The First Bastard Son of... 100% hellhippie March 24th, 2009
Read Excuse me, I must paint my... 100% Acrobat January 31st, 2009
Read One of the heaviest pieces... 88% Nhorf July 22nd, 2008
Read Black Sabbath's Strongest... 100% erickg13 January 1st, 2007
Read Heavy Metal's 3rd Draft. 98% hells_unicorn October 29th, 2006
Read Deepest Purple 90% OlympicSharpshooter August 30th, 2004
Read Ah, lovely... 98% Supertzar August 4th, 2004
Read Master of my CD collection 88% westknife July 29th, 2004
Read Thou shalt own this album! 99% radiohater January 16th, 2004
Read HEAVY as fuck 80% UltraBoris December 24th, 2002

Recording information:

Recorded at Record Plant in Los Angeles.

The looped coughing that serves as the album intro is Tony Iommi's.

Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout (Side A): SW-1-93896 W2#1
Matrix / Runout (Side B): SW2-93896-R4

Added by: Caliginosity Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2016-03-06 23:39:36 Last modified on: 2016-03-06 23:39:37