Friday, February 12, 2021

Ozzy Osbourne releases It’s A Raid animated video

Ozzy Osbourne has released an animated video for his 2020 track, “It’s A Raid.”

The tune from his “Ordinary Man” album sees the rock icon joined by Post Malone for a song that was inspired by real life when police arrived at a Bel Air, CA house rented by Black Sabbath in 1972 during recording sessions for the “Vol. 4” album after Osbourne hit a button that triggered an alarm … and led to the singer trying to hide and ingest as much cocaine as possible to keep it away from the authorities.

The song marked the rocker’s second collaboration with the rapper, following their work on the single, "Take What You Want" – which first appeared on Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” set and was included as a bonus track on Osbourne’s twelfth studio album.

Produced by guitarist Andrew Watt, “Ordinary Man” was recorded with the rhythm section of Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and featured special guest appearances by Slash, Elton John and Tom Morello.

The project debuted at No. 3 on both the US Billboard 200 and in the UK, where the singer scored the highest-charting album of his solo career.

See also:

Black Sabbath stream 1981 performance of Mob Rules classic Voodoo
Black Sabbath stream unreleased 1980 performance of Neon Knights
Black Sabbath stream Changes from Vol. 4 reissue
Ronnie James Dio autobiography update
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