Back Street Kids - Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy
Label: Triada - T-045 • Format: Cassette Album, Unofficial Release • Country: Poland • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Technical Ecstasy is the seventh studio album by English rock Back Street Kids - Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy Black Sabbathproduced by guitarist Tony Iommi and released in September The album was certified Gold on 19 June  and peaked at number 51 on the Billboard Album chart.
After frustrating legal battles that accompanied the recording of 's SabotageSabbath chose Miami's Criteria Studios for the making of Technical Ecstasywhich continued the band's separation from the doom and darkness that had been a trademark of their earlier albums. In the July issue of Guitar WorldDan Epstein wrote, "The sessions proved extremely relaxing for everyone except Iommi, who was left to oversee the production while the others sunned themselves on the beach. No one wanted to bring in an outside person for help, and no one wanted the whole band to produce it.
So they left it all to me! In the liner notes to the band's live album ReunionPhil Alexander writes that, while the band struggled to finish the album, "rock had spawned a new set of iconoclasts as the Sex Pistolsthe Clash and the Damned … Suddenly Sabbath found themselves both unsure of their musical direction and labeled as has-beens.
Punk was massive then and we felt that our time had come and gone. To make matters worse Back Street Kids - Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy the band, manager Don Arden began spending Wind Up Workin In A Gas Station - Zappa* - Zoot Allures of his time focusing on another of his acts, Electric Light Orchestrawhose album Face The Music was their first to make the US top ten.
Iommi's determination to move Sabbath in a new direction was misguided according to some, with Mick Wall noting in the book Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe that while future soft rock million-sellers Hotel California and Rumours were just around the corner, "to try and force that sound on Back Street Kids - Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy Sabbath was like trying to put lamb's wool on a suit of armour.
It just didn't work, pleasing nobody. In his autobiography I Am Ozzyvocalist Ozzy Osbourne admitted he had begun to consider leaving the band during this time: "I'd even had a T-shirt made with 'Blizzard of Ozz' written on the front. Meanwhile, in the studio, Tony Iommi was Back Street Kids - Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy saying, 'We've gotta sound like Foreigner ', or Redd Foxx - Is Sex Here To Stay? gotta sound like Queen.
Everybody was trying to rip us off, including the lawyers we'd hired to get us out of our legal mess. It was really just getting to us around then, and we didn't know what we were doing. And obviously, the music was suffering; you could just feel the whole thing falling apart. The band wrote a handful of songs with Walker, and performed an early version of what would become "Junior's Eyes" on the BBC programme Look Hear with him.
While the band were recording the album, The Eagles were recording Hotel California in an adjacent studio at Criteria Studios in Miami.
The cover art was designed by Hipgnosis. Osbourne once described it as "two robots screwing on an escalator". From the title Schtiel - Rammstein - MP3 Collection the piece, Technical EcstasyI thought of something ecstatic rather than something technical, and I immediately thought of ecstasy Nuttata E Sentimento - Roberto Murolo - Napoletana - Antologia Cronologica Della Canzone Partenopea sexual terms: some sort of mechanical copulation, which would be tricky to do.
I then thought of ecstasy as falling in love, perhaps during a brief encounter on an escalator — and, since it was 'technical', I thought of two robots It's really quite simple — he's just done curves for the female and hard, angular, macho lines for the male.
It's really quite sexist, actually — stereotyped. Anyway, it's love at first sight, but I felt robots wouldn't do it like humans would do it, so instead they're squirting lubricating fluid at one another. Technical Ecstasy' s lyrics dealt with a variety of topics. The album received mixed reviews, with Phil Alexander writing in"While today hardcore Sabs fans defend some of the Drance - Frearson Howe - Bad Brain Call steps taken on Technical Ecstasyit was a confused offering which still hit Number 13 in the UK but limped into the US charts at The ballad "It's Alright" was written and sung by drummer Bill Ward.
Initially My Mind´s Eye - Small Faces - Colour Collection to sing the song for fear of offending Osbourne, he was encouraged by the band to do it.
It was also featured in the film It's Kind of a Funny Story. It was really a no-win situation for us. If we had stayed the same, people would have said we were still doing the same old stuff. Young thought it was a switchblade knife and believed Butler was pointing it at him.
Substance abuse in the band was rampant. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Back Street Kids. Black Sabbath. Billboard : Those precursors of science-fiction teen-oriented hard rock produced themselves at Miami's Criteria Studios Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 30 January Circus Da Capo Press. Black Sabbath FAQ. Retrieved 2 April Retrieved 13 September Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 27 April Retrieved 5 June Retrieved 28 January How Black Was Our Sabbath.
Sabotage Technical Ecstasy Never Say Die! The Rolling Stone Album Guide. Warner Bros. Book: Black Sabbath. Lead Guitarists Tony Iommi.
Choice Derby - Hal Stein And Warren Fitzgerald - Hal Stein Warren Fitzgerald, Sleepless Night - John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Milk And Honey (Vinyl, Album, LP), Kings Have Long Arms - Rock And Roll Is Dead, Crucifix Kiss - Manic Street Preachers - Generation Terrorists