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VOLUME FOUR

Black Sabbath

 

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Zardoz
4 stars With this fourth album, Sabbath began to experiment their music. Vol. 4 is very different from Master Of Reality or Paranoid. Not because of the slow ballad Changes (which is magnificent and unusual, Ozzy and a piano !) or the short instrumental FX, totally experimental. Here, the band, in some of the most well-known and controversed liner notes, thanked the 'Great COKE-Company, Los Angeles'. No need to argue : the cocaine flew during the recording of this fourth album. A song like Snowblind is another example !

Probably my favorite from all the Sabbath album. Maybe not their best (even if it's great), but a splendid album. I love the sleeve ! I love Wheels Of Confusion, Tomorrow's Dream and Cornucopia too. The one and only song I dn't really like is Supernaut. I found the guitar riff interesting, but too repetitive.

Zardoz | 4/5 |

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