Songs about drugs & drug addiction


List of the best Songs about drugs & drug addiction released in 2017 and earlier.

It’s probably true that pop artists these days aren’t as bad-ass as they used to be in the 1970’s/1980’s in terms of ‘sex drugs and rock’n’roll’. But even today, (the temptations of) drugs and alcohol are often an inspiration for great songwriting.

True Faith(1987)

New Order

Rehab(2006)

Amy Winehouse

Song to Say Goodbye(2006)

Placebo

Cocaine(1977)

Eric Clapton

Ride a White Horse(2005)

Goldfrapp

The Girl You Lost to Cocaine(2008)

Sia

Heroin(1967)

The Velvet Underground

The Needle and the Damage Done(1972)

Neil Young

Bad(1984)

U2

You Know I’m No Good(2006)

Amy Winehouse

Higher Than the Sun(1991)

Primal Scream

Electric Feel(2008)

MGMT

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