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Ozzy Osbourne The Ultimate Sin 12" VINYL LP

Album cover photos of : Ozzy Osbourne The Ultimate Sin

Photo of Album's Back Cover  
Photo of Album's Inner Cover  
Close-up Photo of Record Label 

Album Summary: 

The Ultimate Sin is the fourth studio album by Ozzy Osbourne. It was released on 22 February 1986, and it was remastered and re-issued on 22 August 1995. This album features guitarist Jake E. Lee (formerly of Mickey Ratt, Rough Cutt and Dio). This is the only Osbourne album to feature bassist Phil Soussan - who wrote the album's U.S. hit single "Shot in the Dark" - and the first to feature the late drummer, Randy Castillo. Lyrics were largely written by long-time Osbourne bass player Bob Daisley, who was also present during the initial writing sessions. Daisley left after having a disagreement with Osbourne, which led to the hiring of Soussan. He was also not credited as a co-writer on the initial 1986 pressing of the album. This was corrected on subsequent pressings. Drummer Jimmy DeGrasso worked with Lee and Daisley on demos for the album, but the band fell apart when Ozzy did the Black Sabbath Live Aid reunion in 1985, so Randy Castillo and Phil Soussan replaced DeGrasso and Daisley. 

Music Genre:  Heavy Metal 
Collector's info:  This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos of Ozzy Osbourne.
Production information:

Produced and engineered by Ron Nevison

Martin White - Sound Engineer

Recorded and/or mixed at Townhouse Studios, London, Air Studios, London, Davout Studios, Paris

Ria Lewerke - Art Direction

Boris Vallejo - Album artwork

Mark (Weiss Guy) Weiss - Photographer

Record Label:  Epic EPC 26404
Record Format 12" LP  
Year & Country:  1986 Made in Holland  

Band Members and Musicians on: Ozzy Osbourne The Ultimate Sin

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Vocals

    Ozzy Osbourne (real-name: John Michael Osbourne) - Lead Singer in the British Heav Metal bands "Black Sabbath" and "Osbourne", he has been active in music as singer, producer, TV star since 1967 and has performed in the bands: Approach (1968), Black Sabbath (1969-2017), Music Machine (1967-1968), Ozzy Osbourne (1980-Today), Rare Breed (1968)

  • Jake E. Lee - Guitars
  • Phil Soussan - Bass
  • Randy Castillo

Track Listing of: Ozzy Osbourne The Ultimate Sin


The Song/tracks on "Ozzy Osbourne The Ultimate Sin" are:

  • Lightning Strikes
  • Killer of Giants
  • Thank God for the Bomb
  • Never
  • Shot in the Dark
  • The Ultimate Sin
  • Secret Loser
  • Never Know Why
  • Fool Like You

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.


NEAR MINT or NM, M- : this record appears virtually flawless A very minor scuff and very little else can appear on the vinyl

Album Cover:

EXCELLENT or EX or VG++ : Artwork is still as close to perfect as can be. Light impression to the cover (minor outer ring wear)

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