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Like Suicide (7:04)

Chris was working on the music to this when he heard the sound of something hitting the window in another room, thinking someone was trying to break in. He went outside to discover a bird writhing around on the floor with a broken neck. The story goes that he had to finish her off with a brick from his garden, then went back in and wrote this for her.

This was the album closer on the original, US pressing of…

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Heard it from another room
Eyes were waking up
Just to fall asleep
Love's like suicide

Soundgarden - Like Suicide Lyrics


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  • easily my favorite song by Soundgarden, so glad they did this in concert years ago.
  • Amazing.
  • Perfect album closer. Even better than Black Hole Sun, if you ask my opinion.
  • Looove's like suicide
  • beautiful!
  • Knowing the background story behind this song really makes me hear it in a completely different way. So weird...The "she" being a bird, the tone of the song is just so haunting...I'm not gonna say i'm glad this incident happened to the bird - & CC- , but he sure turned it into a fucking masterpiece ...Fucking good addictive song...
  • This song...
  • fuck. this song has such a powerful effect on me. it almost makes me cry sometimes!
  • A guitar solo to die for.
  • @-->----

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