15 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Drugs

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

D'Angelo, 'Brown Sugar'

D'Angelo personifies his love for weed (a la Rick James' "Mary Jane") over a smoked-out groove that tells you the real story as clearly as lines like "my eyes are a shade blood burgundy." Soon he's tempted by her "big sister" Chocolate Thai and upset that his buddies want a toke, and the final verse is a How to Smoke a Blunt for Dummies that sounds as steamy as a make-out session, or maybe even a more intimate oral exploration. There are songs that treat sexual attraction like a drug addiction, and there are songs that treat drug addiction like sexual attraction, and the way D'Angelo sings, "I gets high off your love," makes it clear that this is the latter. Yes, of course marijuana isn't chemically addictive. Neither is sex, right?