Black Sabbath: Paranoid Super Deluxe (5LP Set)


Wildly regarded as innovators of the musical genre which came to be known as Heavy Metal, legendary Birmingham-bred Black Sabbath celebrate the 50th anniversary in 2020 of their multi-million selling album Paranoid with a 5-LP/4CD edition released on October 9, featuring the vinyl debut of two 1970 concerts.

PARANOID: SUPER DELUXE EDITION includes the original album, in addition to a rare 1974 Quad Mix of the album folded down to stereo, plus two concerts from 1970, from Montreux and Brussels, that are pressed on vinyl for the first time. The five-LP set comes with a hardbound book with extensive liner notes featuring interviews with all four band members, rare photos, and memorabilia, a poster, as well as a replica of the tour book sold during the Paranoid tour.

After the success of the band’s self-titled debut in early 1970, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward returned that fall with Paranoid. The record became the band’s first album to top the U.K. charts and has sold more than 4 million copies in the U.S. alone. Today, songs like War Pigs, Planet Caravan, Iron Man, and of course, Paranoid, continue to inspire a new generation of musicians around the world.

PARANOID: SUPER DELUXE EDITION first two LPs feature the original album plus a Quadraphonic Mix of the album. Originally released on vinyl and 8-track cartridge in 1974, but subsequently long out of print, the Quad Mix has now been made available as a fold-down to stereo mix on vinyl for this set.

The collection’s final three LPs mark the official vinyl debut of two 1970 live performances. The first was recorded on August 31 in Montreux, Switzerland shortly before the release of Paranoid. It captures the band, already a tight musical unit, thundering through new songs like Hand Of Doom and Iron Man while mixing in N.I.B. and Behind The Wall Of Sleep from their debut album.

The second concert was recorded a few months later in Brussels during the band’s performance for Belgian television. Unofficial versions of this classic show have circulated in the past, but they’ve never sounded this good.




Side A
War Pigs / Luke’s Wall (2012 – Remaster)
Paranoid (2012 – Remaster)
Planet Caravan (2012 – Remaster)
Iron Man (2012 – Remaster)

Side B
Electric Funeral (2012 – Remaster)
Hand of Doom (2012 – Remaster)
Rat Salad (2012 – Remaster)
Jack the Stripper / Fairies Wear Boots (2012 – Remaster)

Side C
War Pigs / Luke’s Wall (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)
Paranoid (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)
Planet Caravan (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)
Iron Man (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)

Side D
Electric Funeral (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)
Hand of Doom (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)
Rat Salad (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)
Jack the Stripper / Fairies Wear Boots (Quadradisc Mix In Stereo 1974)

Side E
Intro (Live in Montreux 1970)
Paranoid (Live in Montreux 1970)
N.I.B. (Live in Montreux 1970)
Behind the Wall of Sleep (Live in Montreux 1970)

Side F
Iron Man (Live in Montreux 1970)
War Pigs (Live in Montreux 1970)

Side G
Fairies Wear Boots (Live in Montreux 1970)
Hand of Doom (Live in Montreux 1970)

Side H
Paranoid (Live in Brussels 1970)
Hand of Doom (Live in Brussels 1970)
Rat Salad (Live in Brussels 1970)
Iron Man (Live in Brussels 1970)

Side I
Black Sabbath (Live in Brussels 1970)
N.I.B. (Live in Brussels 1970)

Side J
Behind the Wall of Sleep (Live in Brussels 1970)
War Pigs (Live in Brussels 1970)

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 32 × 32 cm