Ozzy Osbourne‘s newest album Affected person Quantity 9, which was launched on Sept. 9, has landed him the best U.Okay. chart place of his profession after debuting at No. 2 on the chart.
The report is Osbourne’s second solo launch within the final decade, following 2020’s Abnormal Man, which peaked at No. 3 on the U.Okay. chart. His 2007 effort Black Rain, 1986’s The Final Sin and 1980’s Blizzard of Ozz are the one different High 10 U.Okay. charting albums of his profession, however Affected person Quantity 9 has positioned the best of all of them. It solely misplaced the highest place to Robbie Williams’s XXV.
Affected person Quantity 9 has confirmed to be a chart success within the U.S. as effectively, debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, making it one in every of eight albums which have landed within the High 10. It moved 56,000 items, 52,000 of which had been pure gross sales, in accordance with Chart Information. Dangerous Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti and Nav’s Demons Protected By Angels claimed the highest two spots, respectively.
All of this to say, The Prince of Darkness has nonetheless received it. Congrats!
He recruited a robust solid of contributors for the album, together with Tony Iommi, Pearl Jam‘s Mike McCready, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Queens of the Stone Age‘s Josh Homme, Metallica‘s Robert Trujillo, Guns N’ Roses‘ Duff McKagan, Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith, the late Taylor Hawkins and some others. After which, after all, Zakk Wylde and Andrew Watt collaborated with him on the remainder of the album.
As famous by Watt in a current interview, there are more recordings that Osbourne did with Hawkins that’ll finally see the sunshine of day, although we aren’t fairly certain what format they’re going to be launched on simply but. The producer loosely said they’re going to “be used for an additional factor.”
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