BLACK SABBATH - Attention! Volume Two -12" Vinyl LP Album

This is the genuine UK ( England ) release of "Attention! Volume Two" 1975 Black Sabbath compilation with songs Rat Salad, War Pigs. The tracks on this album were taken from Black Sabbath's first three albums "Black Sabbath", "Paranoid" and "Master Of Reality". The album cover is has a blue background colour with a photo of the "Black Sabbath" band in the center.

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Product Information and Collector Notes

This section list the facts to help you to properly identify this release.

Album Front Cover:

 

  • The album front cover is blue with a photo of the "Black Sabbath" band in the center
  • The front cover has "Attention" and "Black Sabbath" printed on it, but it does not contain the album's title.
  • There is NO catalog-nr on the front cover.
     
Album Back Cover

How does the album back cover be different from other versions

  • The album back cover is white with black print
  • There is NO bar-code
  • The top right corner of the album back cover has the catalognr "WWA 101"
  • Near the bottom center there is "MADE AND PRINTED BY PRESS & POST LTD, U.K." (Other releases may have Robert Stace Ltd., or Garrod & Lofthouse LTD)
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The label is Black with White Print
  • There is NO Label Code
  • There is NO Rights Society
  • The Catalog-nr "WWA 101" is printed above the center hole
  • The album's title "ATTENTION! BLACK SABBATH VOL.2 " is printed on the left-hand side, near 9 o'clock
  • The band-name "BLACK SABBATH" is printed on the right-hand side, near 3 o'clock
  • The rim-text runs from 9 o'clock to 3 o'clock and is printed in English.
  • There is NO "Made in England" on the label.
Matrix and run-out codes:
Matrix / Runout (Side A ): WWA 101-A2 TB (Etched, T&B are etched over each other)
Matrix / Runout (Side B ): WWA 101-B2 TB (Etched, T&B are etched over each other)
Album Description:

In the realm of heavy metal music, few bands have achieved the iconic status and enduring influence of Black Sabbath. With their groundbreaking sound and dark lyrical themes, they pioneered a genre that continues to captivate listeners to this day. Among their many releases, the 1975 UK compilation album, "Attention! Volume Two," stands as a testament to their early brilliance.

"Attention! Volume Two" encapsulates the essence of Black Sabbath's early years by featuring tracks from their first three albums: "Black Sabbath," "Paranoid," and "Master of Reality." This compilation introduces listeners to the raw power and menacing atmosphere that defined the band's signature sound. Songs such as "Rat Salad" and "War Pigs" showcase the musicianship and songwriting prowess of Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward. Through their heavy riffs, haunting melodies, and thought-provoking lyrics, Black Sabbath created a musical experience unlike anything that had come before.

The album cover of "Attention! Volume Two" further enhances the impact of the music within. With a striking blue background, it serves as a visually captivating backdrop for the band's photo in the center. The image captures Black Sabbath in their prime, exuding an aura of intensity and dark mystique. This cover art not only reflects the band's stage presence but also serves as a visual representation of their music's brooding nature. It beckons listeners to delve into the depths of Black Sabbath's sonic realm and explore the emotions and themes that lie within.

"Attention! Volume Two" remains a testament to Black Sabbath's enduring legacy. As one of the pioneering bands in heavy metal, their influence extends far beyond their era. The album serves as a gateway to discovering the band's early discography, allowing new generations of listeners to appreciate their seminal works. It showcases the band's ability to seamlessly blend elements of blues, rock, and doom into a sound that revolutionized the music industry. Black Sabbath's dark themes and heavy instrumentation inspired countless musicians and laid the groundwork for future metal subgenres.

Production Information

The album: "BLACK SABBATH - Attention! Volume Two" was produced by: Roger Bain for Tony Hall Enterprises.

Rodger Bain is a British music producer who has been working with Rodger Bain is a British music producer and engineer who is best known for his work on early Black Sabbath albums. He worked as a producer and engineer on the first three Black Sabbath albums: "Black Sabbath" (1970), "Paranoid" (1970), and "Master of Reality" (1971). Bain is credited with helping to shape the sound of heavy metal and hard rock, and his work with Black Sabbath is considered influential in the development of the genre.

;Bain's production style was characterized by his use of raw, powerful sound, and his ability to bring out the best in the artists he worked with. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of heavy metal production and is highly respected in the music industry for his contributions.

After his work with Black Sabbath, Bain went on to work with other influential rock bands of the 1970s, including Judas Priest and UFO. He continued to work as a producer and engineer throughout his career, and his work has been recognized and celebrated by music fans and industry professionals alike.


Music Genre:

Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Classic British Rock

Label & Catalognr:

 WWA 101

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1975 ( UK ) United Kingdom

Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Sweet Leaf 5:02
  2. Black Sabbath 6:20
  3. Rat Salad 2:27
  4. Electric Funeral 4:46
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. After Forever 5:25
  2. War Pigs 8:49
  3. Fairies Wear Boots 6:07

Additional information on the tracks of this album:

"After Forever", "Sweet Leaf" is the song taken from the 1971 album: "Master Of Reality".

The track "Black Sabbath" is taken from Black Sabbath's 1970's Debut Album.

"Electric Funeral", "Fairies Wear Boots", "Rat Salad", "War Pigs" are tracks taken from the album "Paranoid", which was Black Sabbath 2nd official full-length album.


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