"Suicide Blonde" as written by Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farriss....
Don't you know what you're doing
You've got a death wish

Suicide blonde [Repeat: x4]

Suicide blonde was the color of her hair
Like a cheap distraction for a new affair
She knew it would finish before it began
Wow baby I think you lost the plan

You want to make her suicide blonde
Love devastation, suicide blonde
You want to make her suicide blonde
Love devastation, suicide blonde

She stripped to the beat but her clothes stay on
White light everywhere but you can't see a thing
Such a squeeze
A mad sad moment
Glory to you
Glory to you
Take me there
Take me there

Got some revelation
Put into your hands
Save you from your misery like rain across the land
Don't you see the color of deception
Turning your world around again

That's the story.

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"Suicide Blonde" as written by Andrew Charles Farriss, Michael Kelland Hutchence

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentDefinitely written about Kylie Minogue, who wanted to "dye by her own hand" she decided to go peroxide blonde, so he wrote a song about it.
    beejayon August 15, 2006   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningI agree, it's about his relationship with Kylie Minogue.
    kmk_natashaon April 03, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI was a technician for INXS back in the 80's. This song is about Huchence girlfriend who was acting in a movie and needed to dye her hair blond. She made the comment that "they want to make me a suicide blond" so he took those lines and created the hit. Too bad he died soon after....
    ToadSprocketon June 12, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThought it was about when michael was dating kylie minogue...
    katerxdaisyon June 01, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti heard the same thing, that it was about an affair that michael had with kylie minogue.. oh, those crazy aussies :) awesome song though!!
    capricorn773on June 20, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI like the harmonica bit, good song, catchy as hell
    SwoopSwoop_RockRocon July 20, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about Kylie.

    Also, she played a remixed version of this song before she performed a concert.
    bingajon February 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOn March 5, 2007 Michael Hutchence's brother attempted to auction off a racy fax sent from Michael to Kylie Minogue. Supposedly lyrics from this song were included.

    Another example of brotherly love, eh?
    andheresjohnnyon March 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe harmonica in this song freaking ROCKS.

    It's very evocative of a beguiling woman... here are my favorite lines-

    "Like a cheap distraction from a new affair"

    "Stripped to the beat, but her clothes stay on"

    And I adore the term "suicide blonde" and now use it in everyday speech.
    EnduringChillon September 22, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"A mad sad moment"

    Great part of the song...love that line. I remember the first time I heard it...
    phxandyon November 05, 2013   Link

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