Greatest Hits (Black Sabbath)

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For the Black Sabbath album with the same name, see Greatest Hits 1970-1978.
Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Black Sabbath
Released 9 June 2009
Recorded 1969–1978
Genre Heavy metal
Length 72:28
Label Universal/UMC
Producer Black Sabbath, Rodger Bain, Patrick Meehan, Mike Butcher
Black Sabbath compilations chronology
The Rules of Hell
(2008)
Greatest Hits
(2009)
Iron Man: The Best of Black Sabbath
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Greatest Hits is a compilation album from Black Sabbath, released by Universal in 2009.

This album features only the original line-up of Black Sabbath with most of the albums Ozzy Osbourne worked on presented. This compilation features songs from 1970's self-titled debut album to Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, as well as one song from Never Say Die!.

This compilations used the same masters from the Universal 2009 album remasters.

A similar compilation of the same name was released outside North America by NEMS Records in 1977.[2]

The album was re-released in 2012 as Iron Man: The Best of Black Sabbath with identical track listing but different artwork.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Paranoid" (originally from Paranoid) – 2:48
  2. "Iron Man" (originally from Paranoid) – 5:55
  3. "Changes" (originally from Black Sabbath, Vol. 4) – 4:43
  4. "Fairies Wear Boots" (originally from Paranoid) - 6:13
  5. "War Pigs" (originally from Paranoid) – 7:54
  6. "Never Say Die" (originally from Never Say Die!) – 3:48
  7. "Children of the Grave" (originally from Master of Reality) – 5:15
  8. "The Wizard" (originally from Black Sabbath) – 4:20
  9. "Snowblind" (originally from Black Sabbath, Vol. 4) – 5:27
  10. "Sweet Leaf" (originally from Master of Reality) – 5:03
  11. "Evil Woman" (originally from Black Sabbath) - 3:22
  12. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" (originally from Sabbath Bloody Sabbath) – 5:42
  13. "Black Sabbath" (originally from Black Sabbath) – 6:16
  14. "N.I.B." (originally from Black Sabbath) – 5:22

Personnel[edit]

Black Sabbath

Release history[edit]

Europe & Australasia 9 June 2009 Universal Music

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thom Jurek (2009-06-09). "The Greatest Hits [Universal] - Black Sabbath | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Black Sabbath - Greatest Hits at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2011-09-20. Retrieved 2014-05-19.