Ozzy Osbourne Laments The High Cost Of Videos

(Classic Rock) Ozzy Osbourne says the cost of making music videos is out of control. And the Black Sabbath legend reveals he prefers going with the cheaper option as spending hundreds of thousands on a shoot is a waste of time.

He tells the Cleveland Scene: "You think these f***ing directors were making War And Peace - they were only three-minute videos. "When I was making the video for Mama, I'm Coming Home, I went to this sky blue room and had to get a side of pork and walk across the room. I thought, 'What the f*** does this mean? This is going to cost $900,000.'

"I used the cameraman who did the Nirvana video for Smells Like Teen Spirit. He just did a video with me in the car. That cost about $10,000. I prefer the one I did because it was cheap and there was no elaborate f***ing trickery. MTV played them both. Read more here.

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