Born Again

Born AgainBorn Again

Warner Bros 23978-1
Vertigo 814-271-1
Released August 7, 1983

Track Listing

  • Trashed
  • Stonehenge
  • Disturbing the Priest
  • The Dark
  • Zero the Hero
  • Digital Bitch
  • Born Again
  • Hot Line
  • Keep it Warm

Personnel

  • Tony Iommi – Guitar, flute
  • Geezer Butler – Bass
  • Bill Ward – Drums
  • Ian Gillan – Vocals
  • Geoff Nicholls – Keyboards

Production

  • Produced by Robin Black & Black Sabbath
  • Engineered by Robin Black & Steve Chase
  • Recorded at the Manor Studio, Shipton on Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England
  • Mastered (1983) by Hans Brethouwer

Tony’s Thoughts

Tony’s thoughts forthcoming.

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1 Comment

  1. Born Again, what can you say? Polarizes many fans, hate it or love it, no in between. Me? I cant get enough of this album. When i first heard i knew nothing of Gillan, the vocal acrobatics scared me to death! His screams and wails are just demonic, and i think he suits the tracks perfectly. I never really had a problem with the muddy production, it adds to the over all aura i think. HEAVY is the word needed here. This album is so heavy with some of Tonys best riffs ever. Trashed, Disturbing the Priest, Zero the Hero absolutely pummel, and that’s just side one! Digital Bitch us great fun, then the title track – Gillan surpasses all previous efforts on this, crazy high pitched screaming abound. It ends with two more iron hard riff filled tracks, Hot Line and Keep it Warm. Tonys lead solos on this album are on fire, total abandon, they give me goose bumps to this day. Born Again is another criminally dismissed lp, real fans should open up to it and just immerse them selves in the treacle thick sludge that is Born Again!

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