Scary Little Green Men

Album: Ordinary Man (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • "Scary Little Green Men" finds Ozzy Osbourne asking, "Men on the moon, won't you tell us the truth?"

    The loopy discourse on alien life came from the singer watching a historical TV show on extra terrestrials and crafting a tune around it. Ozzy incorporated a melody that he had been trying to include on a cut for years.
  • The song's music video features Jason Momoa, best known for playing Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, Conan the Barbarian in Conan, and Aquaman in various superhero films. Momoa takes on the role of Ozzy, stepping up to the mic in a black leather duster and singing along to the song's lyrics.
  • Momoa is a huge metalhead who showed up at Slayer's last concert in 2019. "Aquaman's pretty metal. I know no one thinks that, but Aquaman's metal," the actor explained to Metal Hammer. "I kind of build my characters off of metal songs. Conan (The Barbarian) was really heavy Pantera, I'd say Aquaman was probably mostly built out of Tool and (Metallica's) Kill 'Em All. 'Ticks and Leeches,' if I want to get specific. There's a lot of Sabbath in there too."

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