Top Ten Best Songs About Cocaine
Melle Mel is trying to get in between you and your quick high by telling you there are actual social and criminal consequences to cocaine. Buzz kill!
How pure is it? Not sure, because our loved ones have been called in for an intervention.
4. Buckcherry "Lit Up"
In the '90s, Buckcherry gave the decade exactly what it needed -- a great coke song. "I love the cocaine" couldn't have been any more direct.
How pure is it? Pretty damn good. At this point you are a cocaine connoisseur, so you know when you are getting crap.
3. Interpol "Rest My Chemistry"
The New York City band doesn't try to romanticize the drug as much as you'd think it would. No, instead you are a hot sweaty mess who probably needs to take a break.
How pure is it? Seriously, give it a rest for a few days.
2. Eric Clapton "Cocaine"
Honestly, it's a cover, but Clapton made the song what it is today. While he reminds us that "she don't lie," before you think of this track is championing for the drug, listening to it carefully shows the it's an anti-drug song in disguise.
How pure is it? Where you going you won't need it. Ha! You just got tricked into going to rehab.
1. Laid Back "White Horse"
It's often debated whether "white horse" stands for cocaine or heroin. Either way Laid Back's 1982 single starts out persuading you not to ride the white horse and instead opt to ride the white pony -- also considered to be a slang term for coke.
How pure is it? Pretty weak, but you're in recovery now. Then again, one little bump won't hurt.