10 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Drugs

Under-the-influence tracks from Talking Heads to Third Eye Blind

Blur, 'Beetlebum'

Damon Albarn Blur
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Damon Albarn says this woozy, Beatlesque Blur song from 1997 recalls his drug experience with former girlfriend Justine Frischmann of Elastica. Besides the obvious title reference to the all-time Britpop band, the term "chasing the beetle" is a variation on "chasing the dragon," which describes inhaling the vapor from heroin or opium heated over tin foil.

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