Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne today (November 8) has released “Under The Graveyard,” his first new solo music in almost ten years. A massive ballad that builds into a searing rocker, it’s the first single from Ozzy’s forthcoming album, Ordinary Man, due out on Epic Records in early 2020.
“This album was a gift from my higher power–it is proof to me that you should never give up,” OZZY says.
Recorded in Los Angeles, the album features producer Andrew Watt on guitars, Duff McKagan on bass, and Chad Smith on drums.
“It all started when [his daughter] Kelly comes in and says ‘do you want to work on a Post Malone song?'” OZZY explains. “My first thing was ‘who the fuck is Post Malone?!’ I went to Andrew’s [Watt] house, and he said we would work quick. After we finished that song, he said, ‘would you be interested in starting an album.’ I said, ‘that would be fucking great, but now I am thinking I don’t want to be working in a basement studio for six months! And in just a short time, we had the album done. Duff [McKagan] and Chad [Smith] came in, and we would go in and jam during the day, and I would go work out the songs in the evenings. I previously had said to Sharon I should be doing an album, but in the back of my mind, I was going ‘I haven’t got the fucking strength…’ but Andrew pulled it out of me. I hope people listen to it and enjoy it because I put my heart and soul into this album.”