Ozzy Osbourne says he’s put the wraps on “the greatest album” he’s ever recorded.

In addition to representing his personal best, Osbourne credits the as-yet-untitled project with speeding up his recovery from various health issues and a nasty fall he took earlier this year. “If it wasn’t for making this record, I would still be on traction, thinking, ‘I’m going to be lying here forever,'” he says. “I’ve missed music so badly. My fans are so loyal and so good. Up until making the album, I thought I was dying. But that got me off my arse. It’s the greatest album I’ve done.”

A release date for the new album has not yet been determined.

Do you think Ozzy is capable of recording an album that’s better than anything he’s done in the past? Do artists always say that?

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