Cross Purposes Live

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Cross Purposes Live
Live album by Black Sabbath
Released 4 April 1995
Recorded Hammersmith Apollo, London, 13 April 1994
Genre Heavy metal
Length 62:04
Label I.R.S.
Producer Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath live albums chronology
Live Evil
(1982)
Cross Purposes Live
(1995)
Reunion
(1998)
Cross Purposes Live
Video by Black Sabbath
Released 4 April 1995
Recorded Hammersmith Apollo, London, 13 April 1994
Genre Heavy metal
Length 87 min.
Label PMI
Director Duncan Smith
Producer Will Ashurst, Martin R. Smith
Black Sabbath chronology
The Black Sabbath Story, Vol. 2
(1992)
Cross Purposes Live
(1995)
The Last Supper
(1999)

Cross Purposes Live is a boxed set released by the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath in 1995. The set comprised a live album on CD and a VHS tape of a concert recorded at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on Wednesday 13 April 1994. It is Black Sabbath's only live album with singer Tony Martin. The CD was housed within an oversized videotape case but had its own inserts and jewel case.

The song "Children of the Sea" was also played at the concert, between "Children of the Grave" and "I Witness" in the running order, but is not featured in the official release for reasons unclear. Bobby Rondinelli's drum solo also has a minute edited out.

Both the original CD and VHS tape are out of print, but an hour long unlicensed DVD was released with nine of the sixteen original video tracks. This release includes the promo videoclip of "Feels Good to Me", from the album Tyr (1990).

Track listings[edit]

All songs written by Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward, except where noted.

CD[edit]

  1. "Time Machine" (Ronnie James Dio, Iommi, Butler) - 5:08
  2. "Children of the Grave" - 5:25
  3. "I Witness" (Tony Martin, Iommi, Butler) - 5:02
  4. "Into the Void" - 6:39
  5. "Black Sabbath" - 8:12
  6. "Psychophobia" - 3:03
  7. "The Wizard" - 4:42
  8. "Cross of Thorns" (Martin, Iommi, Butler) - 4:43
  9. "Symptom of the Universe" - 7:31
  10. "Headless Cross" (Martin, Iommi, Cozy Powell) - 5:34
  11. "Paranoid" - 5:13
  12. "Iron Man" - 3:27
  13. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" - 6:11

VHS[edit]

  1. "Time Machine"
  2. "Children of the Grave"
  3. "I Witness"
  4. "The Mob Rules" (Dio, Iommi, Butler)
  5. "Into the Void"
  6. "Anno Mundi" (Martin, Iommi, Powell)
  7. "Black Sabbath" ♠
  8. "Neon Knights" (Dio, Iommi, Butler, Ward) ♠
  9. "Psychophobia" ♠
  10. "The Wizard" ♠
  11. "Cross of Thorns" ♠
  12. "Symptom of the Universe / Drum Solo"
  13. "Headless Cross"
  14. "Paranoid"
  15. "Iron Man" ♠
  16. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" ♠

♠ Note - Doesn't appear on unlicensed DVD

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