There will be 5 variations of the Memoirs of a Madman…..
Black Sabbath is teaming up with Secret 7″ to release 100 copies of an “Age Of Reason” seven-inch single in aid of War Child, a family of independent humanitarian organizations which work together to help children and young people affected by armed conflict.
Secret 7″ takes 7 tracks from 7 of the best-known musicians around and press each one 100 times to 7″ vinyl. They then invite creatives from around the world to interpret the tracks in their own style, resulting in a one-of-a-kind sleeve for every 7”. The creatives are made up of famous names through to gems we unearth through artwork submitted to us here on our website.
This year, 700 sleeves will be exhibited Downstairs At Mother in London on 12 & 13th April, then on Record Store Day you can get your hands on one, or more, for £45 a piece. You don’t know who created the sleeve, or even which song it’s for until you have parted with your cash – the secret lies within.
This is my take on the cover. post yours in the comments!!!!
Just in Yesterday: Down to earth repro on black vinyl. I just wish to have an original copy. A good genuine copy in good condition worthes £80 to £100 ($160 to $200) as this may have been the last ozzy record to be pressed on vinyl in the 2000s. With the rise in popularity of Vinyl records, there is curently a trend to fake collectible discographic items and sell them as genuine. The cover of this one was made of a scan with the sticker so the latter is inclusive in the picture
Mapledurham Watermill is located in the civil parish of Mapledurham in the English county of Oxfordshire. The mill is driven by the head of water created by Mapledurham Lock and Weir and is preserved in an operational state. it is featured on the cover of Sabbath eponym album
Picture courtesy of vagrantpunk / Flickr