Paranoid (album) by Black Sabbath

Paranoid
Paranoid by Black Sabbath
Year: 1970
Overall rank: 67th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 1,732 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 1970 (1st)
Award Top 20 albums of the 1970s (19th)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (67th)
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Rare 2CD & Blue Ray Disc Card sleeve Mini LP Black Sabbath Iron Man Paranoid NIB
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Time left: 39m 56s
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Sealed BLACK SABBATH PARANOID (CD)
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Time left: 1h 5m 37s
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BLACK SABBATH Paranoid LP 1978 Gatefold Warner Bros White Labels BSK 3104 Ozzy
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Time left: 1h 48m 33s
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Paranoid is ranked as the best album by Black Sabbath.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 87 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 1,732 votes)
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06/19/2020 12:35 Larcx13  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 68675/100

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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 85.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 85.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.1.

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Fav. Tracks: War Pigs, Paranoid.
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From 06/22/2020 18:01
Average Track Rating = 87.75
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From 05/24/2020 08:46
Great album!
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From 05/22/2020 21:33
A metal classic! By far the best Sabbath album of the Ozzy era.

Top track: War Pigs
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From 05/19/2020 08:39
Essential of Heavy Metal
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From 05/08/2020 18:16
It's Perfection!
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From 09/17/2019 22:42
Whenever I feel like breaking something, this is what I put on.. amazing heavy trashing album!
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95/100
From 07/11/2019 20:57
Good from Start to finish i like it very much. The one of The Trinity of Heavy Metal with machine Head and Led Zeppelin IV.
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From 07/01/2019 10:41
"Paranoid" is a very good album and also historically very relevant. A pity that the cover does not reach the level of the music. During the entire career of Sabbath, apart from Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, that has always been a weak point.
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From 06/18/2019 18:12
Iron Man ALONE makes this album awesome!
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Best Albums of 1970
1. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
2. After The Gold Rush by Neil Young
3. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
4. All Things Must Pass by George Harrison
5. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band by John Lennon
6. Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
7. Led Zeppelin III by Led Zeppelin
8. Moondance by Van Morrison
9. Fun House by The Stooges
10. Cosmo's Factory by Creedence Clearwater Revival
11. Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek & The Dominos
12. Let It Be by The Beatles
13. Loaded by The Velvet Underground
14. Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
15. Déjà Vu by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
16. American Beauty by Grateful Dead
17. Deep Purple In Rock by Deep Purple
18. Tea For The Tillerman by Cat Stevens
19. Abraxas by Santana
20. Atom Heart Mother by Pink Floyd
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