Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Released December 1, 1973
Recorded September 1973
Length 42:35
Number of tracks 8
Label Vertigo/WWA (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
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Sabbath Bloody Sabbath is the fifth studio album by Black Sabbath, released in December 1, 1973. It was produced by the band and recorded at Morgan Studios in London in September 1973.


  1. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
  2. A National Acrobat
  3. Fluff (Instrumental)
  4. Sabbra Cadabra
  5. Killing Yourself to Live
  6. Who Are You?
  7. Looking for Today
  8. Spiral Architect


  • Tony Iommi: guitar, piano, synthesizer, harpsichord, organ, handclaps
  • Geezer Butler: bass guitar, synthesizer & mellotron, nose flute, handclaps
  • Ozzy Osbourne: vocals, synthesizer, handclaps
  • Bill Ward: drums, bongos, timpani, handclaps

Additional Personnel

  • Rick Wakeman: piano and Minimoog (track 4)
  • Wil Malone: conductor, arranger
  • The Phantom Fiddlers: strings (track 8)


  • On some copies of this album, the positions of "Looking for Today" and "Spiral Architect" are reversed.
Black Sabbath studio albums
Black Sabbath, Paranoid, Master of Reality, Vol. 4, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Sabotage, Technical Ecstasy, Never Say Die!, Heaven and Hell, Mob Rules, Born Again, Seventh Star, The Eternal Idol, Headless Cross, Tyr, Dehumanizer, Cross Purposes, Forbidden, 13
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, A National Acrobat, Fluff, Sabbra Cadabra, Killing Yourself to Live, Who Are You?, Looking for Today, Spiral Architect