10 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Drugs

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

Third Eye Blind, 'Semi-Charmed Life'

Stephan Jenkins Third Eye Blind
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One of the most relentlessly sunshine-y songs of the Nineties was actually written from the dingy indoor perspective of a man and woman on a drug binge – crystal meth, to be precise. "Then I bumped again," sings Stephan Jenkins, whose refrain is the same as that of every drug user, ever: "I want something else/To get me through this life."

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