OZZY OSBOURNE To Issue ‘Memoirs Of A Madman’

July 26th, 2014
by Celtic Bob

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This October, the career of rock icon OZZY OSBOURNE will be celebrated with the Epic Records/Legacy Recordings MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN collections.

Due out October 7, MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN (CD) serves as a career spanning audio release, featuring 17 of OZZY’s greatest hit singles compiled in one place for the first time in his career and will be available in a single CD, two-LP set and two-LP picture disc set configurations.  Pre-order now available at Amazon.

The MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN (DVD) is a definitive visual two-disc DVD set which includes classic music videos, along with unreleased and out-of-print live performances, plus interviews from his solo career.  Both sets offer fans of the multi-platinum recording artist, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and three-time Grammy® winning singer and songwriter hours of entertainment from OZZY’s distinguished solo career.  Pre-order also available at Amazon.

On July 22, fans got a sneak peek of MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN via Twitter. By using #OzzyRules in accordance with the number of tweets, engaged fans were able to unscramble the cover artwork and unlock a video teaser (http://smarturl.it/ozzy_memoirs_teaser).

In addition, an exclusive AUTOGRAPHED limited edition fan bundle will be available (http://myplay.me/1abf).  This includes an autographed poster, 2 DVD set, CD, 2 LP picture disc vinyl, along with a Creative Allies fan designed poster, which will feature an image personally chosen by OZZY (Http://creativeallies.com/contests/977-create-artwork-for-ozzy-osbourne).

OSBOURNE’s ongoing solo career spans four decades–as both a successful solo artist and as the lead singer of Black Sabbath–and his music is as relevant today as ever; it still resonates daily on TV, in movies, on radio and at stadium sports events. OZZY’s latest solo release–his tenth studio album, 2010’s Scream–debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard charts, featuring the No. 1 Mainstream Rock smash “Let Me Hear You Scream.”

From the first notes of OZZY’s 1980’s solo debut Blizzard Of Ozz and follow-up Diary Of A Madman to classic albums No More Tears and Scream, no hard rock solo artist has had quite the same reach as OZZY; his distinctive vocal delivery and larger than life onstage persona quickly endeared him to millions of rockers.  OZZY immediately had the attention of fans of heavy music with rock staples “Crazy Train,” “Mr. Crowley” and “Flying High Again.”  With the 1991 release No More Tears, OZZY continued his radio success with acclaimed and hugely successful singles “No More Tears” and the smash hit “Mama, I’m Coming Home.”

The track list is as follows:

1. Crazy Train

2. Mr. Crowley

3. Flying High Again

4. Over The Mountain

5. Bark At The Moon

6. The Ultimate Sin

7. Miracle Man

8. No More Tears (edit)

9. Mama, I’m Coming Home

10. Road To Nowhere

11. Perry Mason

12. I Just Want You

13. Gets Me Through

14. Dreamer

15. I Don’t Wanna Stop

16. Life Won’t Wait

17. Let Me Hear You Scream

Details on the Memoirs of a Madman 2 DVD are as follows:

DVD One features more than two dozen of OZZY’s classic and unforgettable  music videos from across his discography, including a bonus alternate version of “Mama, I’m Coming Home” and making-of footage from the videos “Let Me Hear You Scream” and “Life Won’t Wait.”

DVD Two features live performances and interview clips spanning OZZY’s solo journey, much of which makes its debut on DVD. Some selections have appeared on long out-of-print VHS releases; others will be seen here for the first time, making this an essential package for fans old and new. OZZY’s union of music and visuals could not be more perfect, and the Memoirs Of A Madman DVD showcases that to brilliant effect.

The Memoirs Of A Madman DVD track listing is as follows:

DVD 1

THE MUSIC VIDEOS

Bark At The Moon

So Tired

The Ultimate Sin

Lightning Strikes

Crazy Train

Miracle Man

Crazy Babies

Breaking All The Rules

No More Tears

Mama, I’m Coming Home

Mr. Tinkertrain

Time After Time

Road To Nowhere

I Don’t Want To Change The World (Live)

Changes

Perry Mason

I Just Want You

See You On The Other Side

Back On Earth

Gets Me Through

Dreamer

In My Life

I Don’t Wanna Stop

Let Me Hear You Scream

Life Won’t Wait

Let It Die

BONUS

Mama, I’m Coming Home (alternate version)

The Making of Let Me Hear You Scream

The Making of Life Won’t Wait

DVD 2

Rochester, NY 1981

I Don’t Know

Suicide Solution

Mr. Crowley

Crazy Train

Ozzy’s Bunker

Albuquerque, NM 1982

Over The Mountain

MTV 1982

New York, NY 1982

Fairies Wear Boots (clip)

Ozzy’s Bunker

Entertainment USA 1984

Kansas City, MO 1986

(Jake E Lee, Phil Soussan, Randy Castillo)

Bark At The Moon

Never Know Why

Ozzy’s Bunker

Killer Of Giants

Thank God For The Bomb

Secret Loser

Ozzy’s Bunker

Philadelphia, PA 1989

(Zakk Wylde, Geezer Butler, Randy Castillo)

Bloodbath In Paradise

Tattooed Dancer

Miracle Man

MTV 1989

Marquee, UK 1991

(Zakk Wylde, Mike Inez, Randy Castillo)

Bark At The Moon (clip)

Studio 1992

San Diego, CA 1992

(Zakk Wylde, Mike Inez, Randy Castillo)

I Don’t Want To Change The World

Road To Nowhere

Japan 1992

Ozzy’s Bunker

No More Tears

Studio 1992

Desire

MTV 1992

Mama, I’m Coming Home

Studio 1992

Ozzmosis Recording Session 1995

Ozzfest 1996

(Joe Holmes, Robert Trujillo, Mike Bordin)

Perry Mason

Fame & Fortune

Tokyo, Japan 2001

(Zakk Wylde, Robert Trujillo, Mike Bordin)

Gets Me Through

Fame & Fortune

Ozzfest 2007

(Zakk Wylde, Blasko, Mike Bordin)

Not Going Away

Black Rain Photo Shoot

Las Vegas, NV 2007

(Zakk Wylde, Blasko, Mike Bordin, Adam Wakeman)

I Don’t Wanna Stop

Scream Recording Session 2010

London, England 2010

(Gus G, Blasko, Tommy Clufetos, Adam Wakeman)

Let Me Hear You Scream

BONUS

Philadelphia, PA 1989

(Zakk Wylde, Geezer Butler, Randy Castillo)

Flying High Again

Tokyo, Japan 2001

(Zakk Wylde, Robert Trujillo, Mike Bordin)

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