The Collection (Black Sabbath album)

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The Collection
Compilation album by Black Sabbath
Released Jul 1, 1992
June 28, 1999 (reissue)
Recorded 1969-1978
Genre Heavy metal, blues rock
Length 72:13
Label Castle
Black Sabbath compilations chronology
We Sold Our Soul for Rock 'n' Roll
(1976)
The Collection
(1992)
The Sabbath Stones
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Collection is a compilation album released by English heavy metal band Black Sabbath in 1992. It is one of the strangest compilations of the band. The album was released on the label Castle, who released two CD versions of this album in the UK,[2] both with the same cover art and songs.[3] The album includes greatest songs of Black Sabbath with Ozzy Osbourne prior to his dismissal in 1979, from the eponymous album to Never Say Die!. The album has 15 tracks, two from Black Sabbath, two from Paranoid, one from Master of Reality, two from Black Sabbath Vol. 4, two from Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, two from Sabotage, two from Technical Ecstasy and two from Never Say Die!.

Track listing[edit]

All songs credited to Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.

  1. "Paranoid" – 2:52
  2. "Tomorrow's Dream" – 3:09
  3. "Back Street Kids" – 3:47
  4. "Symptom of the Universe" – 3:49
  5. "Never Say Die" – 3:49
  6. "Junior's Eyes" – 6:43
  7. "Dirty Women" – 7:09
  8. "Am I Going Insane (Radio)" – 4:16
  9. "Supernaut" – 4:43
  10. "The Wizard" – 4:25
  11. "A National Acrobat" – 6:13
  12. "Electric Funeral" – 4:52
  13. "Into the Void" – 6:12
  14. "Spiral Architect" – 5:31
  15. "Wicked World" – 4:43

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