No More Tears [Bonus Tracks]

No More Tears [Bonus Tracks]

by Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne

CD(German Import)

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Having been cleared earlier in the year in another lawsuit concerning the supposedly suicide-inducing subject matter of his music, Ozzy Osbourne reinvigorated his sound and expanded his following with his sixth studio album, No More Tears, in the fall of 1991. Finding more sympathetic producers in Duane Baron and John Purdell to replace Roy Thomas Baker (who had helmed his last effort, 1988's No Rest for the Wicked), collaborating with Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead on four songs, and retaining the services of guitarist Zakk Wylde, Osbourne brought his music into the 1990s. Songs like "Desire" and "S.I.N." had an energetic, contemporary metal sound, and Osbourne effectively changed gears to turn out gentle ballads like "Mama, I'm Coming Home," which gave him his first U.S. Top 40 hit on his own. Not cowed by his court cases, he wrote songs about child abuse ("Mr. Tinkertrain") and serial murder ("No More Tears") from the point of view of the criminals. But he also considered his own place in the general scheme of things in the tribute to the rock & roll lifestyle "Hellraiser" and the reflective "Road to Nowhere." It all made for an unusually broad range of material, and the album returned him to the Top Ten and multi-platinum status. The 2002 reissue adds two appropriate bonus tracks, "Don't Blame Me," which was the non-LP B-side to "Mama, I'm Coming Home," and "Party With the Animals," which appeared on the 1992 soundtrack to the movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Both are powerful rockers, and they make the album an even stronger collection.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/17/2010
Label: Imports
UPC: 5099750204726
catalogNumber: 901129
Rank: 38724

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ozzy Osbourne   Primary Artist,Vocals
Randy Castillo   Drums
Bob Daisley   Bass
Zakk Wylde   Guitar
Mike Inez   Bass,Musical Direction
John Sinclair   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Ozzy Osbourne   Composer
Duane Baron   Producer,Engineer
Randy Castillo   Composer
David Coleman   Art Direction
David Daoud Coleman   Art Direction
John Purdell   Composer,Producer,Engineer
Jule Styne   Composer
Zakk Wylde   Composer
Michael Bosley   Engineer
Nancy Donald   Art Direction
Mike Inez   Composer,Inspiration
Glenn Parsons   Art Direction,Logo Design
Phil Alexander   Liner Notes
Lemmy Kilmister   Composer
Stacey Boyle   Tape Research

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