Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Super Deluxe Box Set

Black Sabbath’s landmark album Paranoid turns 50 this year and to celebrate the record will be released in a new Super Deluxe collection. Rhino Records has announced a new 5-LP collection featuring the original album plus recordings of two 1970 concerts, and more.

Out October 9th, the collection comes with the standard LP along with a rare 1974 Quadradisc mix of the album; a 1970 concert in Montreux, Switzerland; a 1970 concert in Brussels, Belgium; a hardbound book featuring liner notes, photos, and interviews with all four original band members; a poster; and a replica of the tour book sold during the “Paranoid” tour.

The live shows have been widely bootlegged, but finally received an official release as part of the 2016 4-CD Super Deluxe version of Paranoid. This year’s release marks the first time they’re on vinyl.

The “Super Deluxe” vinyl box set of Paranoid is available for pre-order for $109.98 via Rhino Records. Check out the artwork and tracklisting below.

Artwork:

Black Sabbath Paranoid Super Deluxe

Tracklist:

LP 1: Original Album

Side A
“War Pigs / Luke’s Wall”
“Paranoid”
“Planet Caravan”
“Iron Man”

Side B
“Electric Funeral”
“Hand Of Doom”
“Rat Salad”
“Jack The Stripper / Fairies Wear Boots”

LP 2: Quadradisc Mix in Stereo (WS4 1887) 1974

Side C
“War Pigs / Luke’s Wall”
“Paranoid”
“Planet Caravan”
“Iron Man”

Side D
“Electric Funeral”
“Hand Of Doom”
“Rat Salad”
“Jack The Stripper / Fairies Wear Boots”

LP 3: Live in Montreux 1970 (Part One)

Side E
“Intro”
“Paranoid”
“N.I.B.”
“Behind The Wall Of Sleep”

Side F
“Iron Man”
“War Pigs”

LP 4: Live in Montreux 1970 (Part Two)/Live in Brussels 1970 (Part One)

Side G
“Fairies Wear Boots”
“Hand Of Doom”

Side H
“Paranoid”
“Hand Of Doom”
“Rat Salad”
“Iron Man”

LP 5: Live in Brussels 1970 (Part Two)

Side J
“Black Sabbath”
“N.I.B.”

Side K
“Behind The Wall Of Sleep”
“War Pigs”
“Fairies Wear Boots”

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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