Hard Road (Black Sabbath song)
|Single by Black Sabbath|
|from the album Never Say Die!|
|B-side||Symptom of the Universe|
|Label||Warner Bros. Records|
|Writer(s)||Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward|
|Black Sabbath singles chronology|
"Hard Road" is a single by English rock band Black Sabbath. It reached 33 on the UK singles charts. The song, being the last single recorded with Ozzy Osbourne on vocals until Psycho Man (Black Sabbath song) in 1998. The song is a reflection upon the band's career, and how it had been a "hard road" to get to where they were and the success they were receiving at the time.
The song marks the first and last time guitarist Tony Iommi sings backing vocals. Iommi explains in his autobiography "Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven & Hell With Black Sabbath", that when he sung, bassist Geezer Butler couldn't keep a straight face.
- Ozzy Osbourne - lead vocals
- Tony Iommi - lead guitar, backing vocals
- Geezer Butler - bass guitar
- Bill Ward - drums, percussion