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Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath Vol 4


Format: LP, Album, RE, Gat

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    Europe  
Genre:       Rock
Style:         Heavy Metal, Doom Metal

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Released in 1972, 'Vol. 4' by Black Sabbath stands as a monumental achievement in the realm of heavy metal. As the band's fourth studio album, it represents a significant evolution in their sound, departing from the occult themes of previous works and delving into a more diverse musical landscape.

The album kicks off with the iconic "Wheels of Confusion," immediately signalling a departure from the straightforward doom-laden tracks of their earlier records. 'Vol. 4' explores a broader range of musical styles, incorporating elements of jazz and blues into their signature heavy sound. Tracks like "Changes" showcase the band's versatility, featuring pianos and orchestral arrangements alongside Ozzy Osbourne's soulful vocals.

While not abandoning their heavy roots, songs like "Snowblind" and "Supernaut" maintain the powerful riffing and dark atmosphere that Black Sabbath is renowned for. Tony Iommi's guitar work continues to be a driving force, creating memorable and intricate riffs that have become synonymous with the band's legacy.

The production quality of 'Vol. 4' is notably polished, allowing the nuances of each instrument to shine. The album's lyrical content reflects a more personal and introspective side of the band, addressing themes of addiction, self-reflection, and the complexities of life.



Black vinyl edition. Comes with printed inner sleeve replicating the original 4 page photo booklet inside the gatefold sleeve. The record itself is supplied in a separate white polylined inner sleeve.

A1. Wheels Of Confusion 7:46
A2. Tomorrow's Dream 3:06
A3. Changes 4:40
A4. FX 1:38
A5. Supernaut 4:28
B1. Snowblind 5:23
B2. Cornucopia 3:49
B3. Laguna Sunrise 2:48
B4. St. Vitus Dance 2:25
B5. Under The Sun 5:52

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