"You're No Different" as written by and Ozzy Osbourne....
How many times can you put me down
Till in your heart you realize
If you choose to criticize
You choose your enemies

Everything that I say and do
In your eyes is always wrong
Tell me where do I belong
In a sick society

You're no different to me
You're no different
No different to me

Look at yourself instead o' looking at me
With accusation in your eyes
Do you want me crucified
For my profanity

Concealing your crimes behind a
Grandeur of lies
Tell me where do I begin
If you think you're without sin
The first to cast the stone

Living my life in a way
That I choose
You say I should apologize
Is that envy in your eyes
Reflecting jealousy

Tell me the truth and I'll admit
To my guilt
If you'll try to understand
But is that blood that's on your hand
From your democracy

Lyrics submitted by ChildOfAcid, edited by BjarkeTN

"You're No Different" as written by Ozzy Osbourne


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  • +1
    General CommentGreat melody. Great lyrics. But why are the lyrics in caps?
    RedEchidnaon April 15, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningIt's about being judged. Back in the 80s, the media and critics accused Ozzy of being a satan worshiper and corrupting the youth of America. They said a ton of hateful crap about him in articles and magazines. Ozzy merely points out that his critics are no different than him. The same critics and politicians that referred to Ozzy's music as devil music were the same ones doing bad things themselves.
    acidsexon June 13, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood lyrics, butI havent heard the song yet so....
    manyamoreon June 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI first heard this song in biology class at school. The lyrics are so true. People criticize me for being different, and not thinking the way most people do. This song delivers the same general retort that I give.
    brainwashedon August 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is perhaps one of the most aggressive, meaningwise, of Ozzy's songs. Look at the lyrics - they're a blatant attack on those who'd spit on him, cast him down. 'You're No Different' is perhaps the anthem of the outsider who stands tall. For those of us who choose not to follow the crowd, and who ignore what others think, this song is ours.

    - Carpe Lupus Entre Homos
    Jaraldon August 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can totally relate to this song.
    ozzmonkeyon July 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI enjoy this song very much. One of the many reasons I love Ozzy (and Black Sabbath for that matter) is that he has a talent in replying to his critics in his music, while also not keeping a mean tone or grudge toward them. We should all be so articulate and forgiving...
    Isnam7on May 08, 2009   Link
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    General Commentits about us all even when listening to this song you still have to remember your not innocent ether
    it strange the point of view of these songs as though they are from a point that is above us all that dosnt exist cuz no ones any better
    rockin4everon January 05, 2010   Link
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    General Commentit's about jealousy i think
    ObamaGoesPostalon February 10, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf you are American, you might take the lyrics as meaning "to me, you're no different", but I think he means "you're no different from me".
    ray1159432on January 16, 2015   Link

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