Songs The Best Rock Songs About Addiction  

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When it comes to rock music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rock songs about addiction, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good rock addiction songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rock songs with addiction in the title or lyrics. The list includes alternative rock classics like “Under the Bridge” by Red Hot Chili Peppers and “Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails. 
 

You can add your own favorite music to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rock songs about drug addiction that aren't already on the poll.

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Mother's Little Helper The Rolling Stones

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Cocaine Eric Clapton

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Hurt Nine Inch Nails

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Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers

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That Smell Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Heroin The Velvet Underground

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Hate Me Blue October

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Captain Jack Billy Joel

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Tonight's the Night Neil Young

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Semi-Charmed Life Third Eye Blind

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Rehab Amy Winehouse

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Clark Benson added Junkie Ozzy Osbourne

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Rulo Mileg HC added Sister Morphine The Rolling Stones

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Mad Season Wake Up is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Addiction
Aleksandar Markovic added Mad Season Wake Up Mad Season

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Clark Benson added Jane Says Jane's Addiction

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Clark Benson added Junkie Man Rancid

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Needle in the Hay Elliott Smith

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Numb Alanis Morissette

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One More Addiction Natalie Imbruglia

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