Ozzy Osbourne Releases 3 Rare Songs for 20th Anniversary of ‘Down to Earth’
Ozzy Osbourne is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Down to Earth by releasing three rare tracks on a special edition version.
Down to Earth was originally released on October 16, 2001, and features musicians such as Zakk Wylde, Robert Trujillo and Mike Bordin. Iit has songs such as "Facing Hell" and "Gets Me Through."
The album was Ozzy's eighth solo effort. In the United States, it went gold in 2001, then platinum in 2003. Down to Earth also reached No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200.
To celebrate the album's 20th anniversary, the rare cuts — "No Place for Angels," an acoustic version of "Dreamer" and the single version of "Gets Me Through" — are now in play. All three were previously unavailable for streaming.
But they're now part of the expanded edition of Down to Earth, available on digital platforms now. Listen below.
Osbourne celebrated the 30th anniversary of his album No More Tears with a digital audio release as well. An expanded digital album was released and two special editions which were a 2LP black vinyl version as well as a red and yellow version, with a special booklet too.
We hope to see Ozzy continue to celebrate the anniversaries of his albums with special releases.