What does Suicide Solution mean?

Search Login

Ozzy Osbourne: Suicide Solution Meaning

Get "Suicide Solution" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

Suicide Solution Lyrics

Wine is fine but whiskey's quicker
Suicide is slow with liquor
Take a bottle and drown your sorrows
Then it floods away tomorrows

Evil thoughts and evil doings
Cold, alone you hang in ruins
Thought that you'd escape the reaper
You can't...

  1. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Apr 15th 2018 report

    Your killing yourself to live

  2. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 12th 2014 report

    Ozzy Osbourne Has Said That "Suicide Solution" Is About The Alcohol-Related Death Of His Friend, AC/DC Lead Vocalist Bon Scott In 1980, But Bassist And Lyricist Bob Daisley Revealed In 2002 That He Had Osbourne Himself In Mind When He Composed The Lyrics. Most Likely The Song's Title Is Not A Reference To Suicide As Being A Solution To Anything, But Rather It's A Reference To Alcohol (As A Liquid Substance) Being A "Solution Of Suicide" In The Same Sense As "Solution Of Hydrogen Peroxide". As The Word "Solution" Has Multiple Meanings, The Definition Intended For This Context Is As Follows, Based On The Definition Provided For "Solution" Which Appears In Webster's Dictionary, Etc.

  3. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 7th 2011 report

    Bob Daisley, who played bass guitar for Ozzy Osbourne and claims to have written the majority of the lyrics (If not all of them) during his stretch in Ozzy's band stated:

    “Ozzy has often said that he wrote Suicide Solution about Bon Scott, AC/DC's singer but first and foremost Ozzy didn't write it, I did. Bon Scott was a good friend of mine, I would be the first to say if it had been written about him.”

  4. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Apr 18th 2011 report

    The song is about Bon Scott of AC-DC dieing from too much alcohol. I got this from Ozzy himself. He said he could remember alot of rockers dieing from the abuse they were doing to themselves.

  5. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Dec 6th 2009 report

    Ozzy Osbourne claimed it was about Bon Scott, but he did not write most of it. The first part with the guitar riff was created when he listend to Randy tune his guitar. But the rest was written by Gezzer Buttler when they were with Sabbath. That is why there is a cool bass riff, in this song. It was intended to be about suicide, but Ozzy might of changed it up some bit to not sound so disturbing. "Breaking laws, knocking doors but there's knowone at home". It is a mix of both, and how they play together. Drinking can lead to people to want to die by suicide.

  6. brandtaylor93
    click a star to vote
    Nov 7th 2009 report

    now I remember hearing that there was a bit of a controversy over this song when it came out, Parents thought Ozzy was incurring suicide as the solution.

    If people did there research it's about Bon Scott.

  7. music_man92
    click a star to vote
    Apr 21st 2009 report

    This song is about Bon Scott's death due to alcohol.

  8. CHAD
    click a star to vote
    Oct 2nd 2008 report

    It is well known that Bon Scott's death inspired this.The main riff was born when Ozzy heard Randy tuning his guitar one day,and said they had to use that in a song.

  9. YourFan
    click a star to vote
    Jul 17th 2007 report

    Pendragon is totally right. Ozzy did fear dying like his friend did and thought that abusing alcohol was just like suicide. And it was a tribute to Bon Scott.
    Also this song has had some controversy, because in the 80s Ozzy was taken to court by parents, whose son shot himself in the head while listening to this song.

  10. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Mar 2nd 2007 report

    is it possible that maybe it wasnt about killing yourself with liquor but maybe killing your memories?

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  11. bmcskim
    click a star to vote
    Dec 13th 2006 report

    It has been well stated that original band member Bob Daisley wrote all the lyrics from "Blizzard" to "Wicked." Much like Geezer Butler wrote all the lyrics to Sabbath. SO, interestingly, both "Suicide Solution" and "Demon Alcohol", whilst recorded 7 years apart, have the same lyricist behind them. Ozzy is well renowned as a pisshead. Was Bob?? And regardless, if Suicide Solution did cause Ozzy to be stupidly imprisoned for "inciting suicide", how much would Bob Daisley be responsible? Love you Bob, love you Ozzy, keep on rockin'! ((Free plug: Check out "Living Loud" its a CD that features Daisley, Lee Kerslake, Don Airey, Steve Morse and Jimmy "Cold Chisel" Barnes doing a few originals must mostly Songs from the Ozzy "Blizzard" and "Diary albums"

  12. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 12th 2006 report

    This songs about not commiting suicide "wines fine but wiskeys quicker suicide is slow with liquer" it's about killing your self slow with alchool

  13. Heavy_Metal_Rules69
    click a star to vote
    Apr 22nd 2006 report

    Yep sure is pendragon....R.I.P Bon you rocked

  14. Pendragon
    click a star to vote
    Jul 14th 2005 report

    After being fired from Black Sabbath for his drug and alcohol problems, Ozzy watched his friend Bon Scott fall apart and die from the same issues. Ozzy was often afraid of dying like his friend, and thought of his drinking as a form of suicide.

More Ozzy Osbourne song meanings »


Latest Articles


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]

Just Posted

Oblivius anonymous
Little Wonders anonymous
Zzzz anonymous
I Think I'm Crazy anonymous
In My Room anonymous
Billie Bossa Nova anonymous
Twist anonymous
Legend of Zelda anonymous
Jubilee Line anonymous
Your Sister Was Right anonymous
Cannibal anonymous
In Love with an E-Girl anonymous
People Talk anonymous
Dirty Paws anonymous
59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) justsomeguy09

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Coco Chanel
Eladio Carrion
Through Me (The Flood)
All Things End
Christmas Kids
Coco Jones
Dumbest Girl Alive
100 gecs
La Bebe
Yng Lvcas
Kali Uchis