"OD'd On Life Itself" as written by Samuel Pearlman, Donald Roeser, Albert Bouchard and E Bloom....
How could I fool you, rest and assure you
Take you off from here and put you on the line
Your back's to the pistol, iron bullets whistle
Landscapes open and the world it's mine, it's still mine

OD'd on life, life itself (repeat twice)

Writings appear on the wall
Curtains part and landscapes fall
It's the writings done in blood
Like a mummy's inscription
And a bat wing tongue

Well then the mouth of the cave
Will open up wide, wide as the world
That's mine, mine, still mine

So don't you fear the trade in lives
Life loves force and force loves lives
This wedding in heaven was made up in hell
This victim as bride and life, life itself

OD'd on life, life itself

Lyrics submitted by shut

OD'd On Life Itself song meanings
Add your thoughts


sort form View by:
  • +1
    General CommentIn an old interview with *Creem* magazine, Eric Bloom says that "O.D.'d On Life Itself" is basically a song inspired when Sandy saw some girl who was "totally out of it, a real asshole; she'd O.D.'d on life".
    Cumarison February 20, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAccording to Eric Bloom, this song was inspired by a girl who had "O.D.'d on life".
    balthazaron February 15, 2006   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top