Blizzard of Ozz

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Blizzard of Ozz
Studio album by Ozzy Osbourne
Released September 20, 1980 (UK)
January 15, 1981 (US)
August 22, 1995 (reissue)

2002 (re-issue)
Recorded March 22 to April 19, 1980
Genre Heavy metal
Length 39:31
Label Jet/Epic
Producer Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne chronology
Mr. Crowley Live EP
(1980)
Blizzard of Ozz
(1980)
Diary of a Madman
(1981)

Blizzard of Ozz is a heavy metal album by Ozzy Osbourne, recorded in Surrey, UK and released on September 20, 1980 in the UK and on January 15, 1981 in the U.S..

This is Ozzy's first solo album. The tracks "Crazy Train" and "Mr. Crowley" were released as singles. "Crazy Train" peaked at #9 on the Mainstream Rock Charts.

Blizzard of Ozz remains Osbourne's highest-selling album to date, selling over 4.1 million copies in the U.S. alone.

The album reached #21 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart, and is on the list of the top 100 best-selling albums of the 1980s.

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written by Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads, and Bob Daisley except where noted.

Side one[change | change source]

  1. "I Don't Know" – 5:16
  2. "Crazy Train" – 4:56
  3. "Goodbye to Romance" – 5:36
  4. "Dee" (Instrumental) (Rhoads) – 0:50
  5. "Suicide Solution" – 4:21

Side two[change | change source]

  1. "Mr. Crowley" – 4:55
  2. "No Bone Movies" (Osbourne, Rhoads, Daisley, Lee Kerslake) – 3:53
  3. "Revelation (Mother Earth)" – 6:09
  4. "Steal Away (The Night)" – 3:28

2002 Bonus Track[change | change source]

  1. "You Lookin' at Me Lookin' at You" – 4:16

Personnel[change | change source]

Additional personnel[change | change source]

Production[change | change source]

References[change | change source]