Ozzy Osbourne announces new album Patient Number 9

The album’s self-titled first single, Patient Number 9, is out today!

Ozzy Osbourne announces new album Patient Number 9
Zoya Raza-Sheikh
Ross Halfin

Set your reminders because Ozzy Osbourne has made his musical return! Ozzy's comeback is his first release since the acclaimed 2020 album Ordinary Man.

Speaking of his mindset going into this next solo record – and all the experiences of the past few years – The Prince Of Darkness reveals: “I was vaccinated and boosted and I still caught COVID in the end. My last album, Ordinary Man, was released just a few weeks before the pandemic started, and I was just about getting ready to go into the studio to work on this new one when the world shut down.

“It’s no secret that the last four years have been very difficult for me but making this album took my mind off of my problems.”

The announcement of the record comes alongside the release of the single of the same name, which was written alongside producer Watt, plus the star-studded cast of Robert Trujillo, Chad Smith and Ali Tamposi. The comeback track also features a standout solo from iconic guitarist Jeff Beck.

Watch the official visualiser for Patient Number 9, directed by GRAMMY winner Todd McFarlane, below:

Fans can buy an exclusive version of Patient Number 9 that comes with a limited-edition special Todd McFarlane-designed comic book on pre-order here. A standard issue of the album is available for pre-order here.

Patient Number 9 will land on September 9 via Epic Records.

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