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Sabbath bloody Sabbath (1973)

Black Sabbath
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Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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Sabbath Bloody Sabbath is the fifth studio album by the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath, released in December 1973. With this album, the band expanded upon their slow, crunching style of music by strings, keyboards and more complex orchestral arrangements.
Following the 1972–1973 world tour in support of their Volume 4 album, Black Sabbath again returned to Los Angeles, California to begin work on its successor. Pleased with Volume 4, the band sought to recreate the recording atmosphere, and returned to the Record Plant Studios with new producer and engineer Tom Allom. Although the album credits the band's manager Patrick Meehan as producer, guitarist Tony Iommi said "Meehan's ego got involved, and he stuck his name down as producer". With new musical innovations of the era, the band were surprised to find the room they had used previously at the Record Plant was replaced by a "giant synthesizer". The band rented a house in Bel Air and began writing in the summer of 1973, but due in part to substance abuse and fatigue, were unable to complete any songs. "Ideas weren't coming out the way they were on Volume 4 and we really got discontent" Iommi said. "Everybody was sitting

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Tracks

5:06 Looking for Today
3:53 Cornucopia (live)
5:57 Sabbra Cadabra
4:10 Who Are You?
5:41 Killing Yourself to Live
5:40 Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath
6:13 A National Acrobat
5:31 Spiral Architect
4:08 Fluff
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