Ozzy Osbourne has unveiled “Patient Selection 9,” the title track from his upcoming album.
“It is about getting a individual in a psychological hospital,” Osbourne uncovered even though premiering the monitor on his Ozzy Speaks Sirius XM show. “All we do really is self medicate.”
The tune features Jeff Beck, and his presence is felt in the course of the tricky-hitting track. The guitarist’s tones open the monitor, and lend help as Osbourne belts out lyrics.
“When they contact your identify, better operate and cover / Tell you you happen to be insane, you believe their lies / I am not acquiring out, no I am not having out alive / I’m not receiving out, cuz I’m individual variety 9,” Ozzy sings in the refrain.
Halfway by means of the track, Beck is specified the chance to shine, opening issues up and providing blistering solo. Yet another exuberant instrumental section afterwards closes the tune.
The monitor was co-created by Osbourne’s wife, Sharon, while Andrew Watt, who helmed 2020’s Standard Male, produced the new LP.
“Of system I get excited,” Ozzy declared in a 2021 job interview in which he discussed the album’s development. “It’s some thing that is creative that I can get my head close to. When I get some thing actually distinctive, I go, ‘Yes, this is a winner.’ There’s just one [song] identified as ‘Patient Variety Nine’. It’s a person we wrote about Sharon and I.”
Beck is one of the many famous collaborators to look on Ozzy’s new album. Eric Clapton, Zakk Wylde, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and Osbourne’s Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi also contributed to the LP, as did the late Taylor Hawkins. Amazingly, the album could have been even extra star-studded. Ozzy experimented with to persuade Jimmy Page to enjoy on a track, but the Led Zeppelin guitarist declined.
The Prince of Darkness just lately underwent really serious medical procedures to take care of continuing well being challenges stemming from a 2003 ATV incident. In a June 14 tweet, Sharon famous that her spouse was “doing well and on the road to recovery.”
The forthcoming album marks the 13th solo release of Osbourne’s occupation.
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