Hands down, one of the best albums. EVER! This is not only a seminal work in the genre of heavy metal, but rock in general. From the opening sirens of “War Pigs” to the final chord of “Faries Wear Boots”, this is a masterpiece! Needles to say, this also features the perfect tracks “Paranoid”, “Iron Man”, and “Electric Funeral”. Special note has to go to the soft and moody “Planet Caravan”. The special reissue contains several instrumental and alternate versions that are not essential, but worthwhile. This is an album I consider essential for any music lover!
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