Billy Morrison has teamed up with Ozzy Osbourne and Steve Stevens for the new song and video for “Crack Cocaine.” The track is the second single from Billy Morrison’s upcoming solo album, The Morrison Project, set to arrive on April 19 via The Label Group’s partnership with TLG|ZOID through Virgin Music Group. The collaboration features Ozzy on vocals and Steve Stevens on guitar, with all three artists co-writing the track. The accompanying video, directed by Ivo Raza and filmed in various locations across Los Angeles, spotlights Paris Jackson alongside cameo appearances from visual artist Risk and actor Jeff Hilliard. 

“Crack Cocaine” marks Ozzy’s first new song since his 2022 album Patient Number 9. Billy Morrison, known for his work as Billy Idol’s rhythm guitarist, sheds light on the song’s origins, stating: 

 “The music was a direct result of sitting in a room with Steve, both with de-tuned guitars, and writing what we felt was an ultimate Ozzy riff. From there, we brought Ozzy over, and we all sat around working on the lyrics, but 90% of those came from Ozzy himself. He’s the one that suddenly stood up and sang “Like Crack Cocaine”!! We looked at each other and knew we had the title!!”


Ozzy adds:

“I was in the same room as Billy and Steve. The lyrics just came out of the blue. It was written in about 20 minutes.”


Stevens shares: 

“First and foremost, Billy and I discussed what an Ozzy fan would really love to hear. We really zeroed in on the ’90s-era Ozzy, the truly heavy stuff. We cast aside any rules both musically and lyrically. It was really a great team and Billy is just such a great motivator. Obviously as a guitarist, to contribute to an Ozzy song is like a kid in a candy store. He’s played with such an amazing array of guitarists that I tried my best to honor that tradition.

I think the fact that Billy and I have spent the better part of 16 years working together in Billy Idol means we are almost telepathic in how we arrange guitars, etc. Billy and Ozzy have such an amazing friendship that it was easy to feel inspired and want to help them achieve any idea I could assist with. As we worked in my home studio, I tried to make the actual recording process almost invisible. Forget any technical aspects and really have some fun. To Ozzy’s credit, he was totally focused—and man the first time I heard him sing in what was essentially my living room, fucking chills ran down my spine.”


Watch the clip below and pre-order the album here: