Ozzy Osbourne: I Haven’t Made My Sgt Pepper’s Album Yet
Ozzy Osbourne has made a lot of albums in his 50-year career – over twenty studio albums between Black Sabbath and his solo project, to be precise. But he says he still hasn’t made his favourite record.
Speaking on Ozzy’s Boneyard on SiriusXM, the Prince Of Darkness says: “I’ve said I haven’t released what I consider my Sgt. Pepper.
“You know, my ultimate… So when people say, which is my favourite album? I say I haven’t made it yet.”
Ozzy has spoken in the past about his love for The Beatles, so it’s no surprise he holds their iconic 1967 album in such high regard.
Speaking about the See You On The Other Side boxset, which contains a mindblowing 173 songs from his eleven solo LPs, Ozzy didn’t even know he had written/co-written that many.
“You know what? My son said to me; he says, ‘Dad, why are you always so content with what you’ve achieved?’” says Ozzy. “But if I go, ‘Wow, I’ve done 173 songs!’ I can’t take it.”
Oz goes on to discuss what goes through his mind when listening back to his older material, picking out all the mistakes and sections he’d improve. He cites the song S.A.T.O. from 1981’s Diary Of A Madman as a prime example, knowing that he let something go in the studio when he just said ‘That’ll do.’
Check out the full chat below.
Ozzy Osbourne has postponed the upcoming U.S. leg of his No More Tours II tour, but he’s back out on the road in the UK with Judas Priest this autumn.
Ozzy Osbourne tour 2020
27 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena
29 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
31 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
2 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
4 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
6 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Stadium
11 Pittsburgh, PA KeyBank Pavilion
13 Bangor, ME Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
16 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
18 Hamilton, ON First Ontario Centre
20 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
22 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena
24 St Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
28 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
1 Milwaukee, WI Amer. Family Ins. Amp — Summerfest
3 St Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
7 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
9 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
11 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
15 Portland, OR Moda Center
17 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
23 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
25 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
29 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
31 Las Vegas, CA MGM Grand Garden Arena
23 Newcastle, Utilita Arena, UK
25 Glasgow, SSE Hydro, UK
28 London, The O2, UK
31 Birmingham, Resorts World Arena, UK
2 Manchester, Manchester Arena, UK
5 Dublin, 3Arena, Ireland
8 Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena, UK
11 Dortmund, Westfalenhalle, Germany
13 Prague, O2 Arena, Czech Republic
16 Vienna, Stadthalle, Austria
19 Bologna, Unipol Arena, Italy
22 Madrid, WiZink Arena, Spain
24 Zurich, Hallenstadion, Switzerland
26 Munich, Olympiahalle, Germany
28 Mannheim, SAP Arena, Germany
30 Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany
3 Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena, Germany
5 Stockholm, Friends Arena, Sweden
7 Helsinki, Hartwall Arena, Finland
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