Popular Songs You Probably Didn’t Know Were About Drugs

Drug references run deep in the history of music. In a way, music almost serves as a record of drugs and their popularity throughout the decades—from psychedelics and marijuana in the ‘70s to hip-hop’s love for dirty Sprite in the 2000s. For every song unmistakably dedicated to drugs, there are probably five others laced with subtle references blowing right past us. Cool Material recently rounded-up a few historical hits—from Ed Sheeran’s “The A-Team” to Third Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life”—that you probably did not know were all about drugs. See the full list at their site.