The Bitter End is a single by alternative rock band Placebo. Released in March 2003, it was lifted from their album Sleeping with Ghosts.
Critics generally praised the single upon its release. Reviewing Sleeping with Ghosts, BBC.co.uk's rock/indie reviewer Dan Tallis described "The Bitter End" as "a good pop tune", having "just the right amount of dark, gothic atmosphere to please their fans and enough radio friendly guitars to please the new generation of indie kids. .