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The Best Songs About Pills 

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Updated March 7, 2020 754 votes 270 voters 26.6k views 40 items

Whether they're prescribed or not, you can't deny that America has an obsession with pills. Here's our list of the best songs about pills, ranked by your votes. Pill songs come in many forms, but should always be taken on a full stomach. Some of the most popular songs about pills are party songs, but other good pills songs are about struggling with addiction. From rap, to rock, to pop, several genres have found pills to be a good topic for popular songs.

One of the best songs about pills has got to be “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” by Queens of the Stone Age. “Nicotine, valium, vicodin, marijuana, ecstasy and alcohol,” Josh Homme sings in the lyrics to this rock track. Another good song about pills is “Not Afraid” by Eminem. This is an empowering track written after the rapper kicked his addiction to prescription pills.

“The Pills Won't Help You Now” by The Chemical Brothers and “I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me) by Marilyn Manson also made this list of the best songs about pills. “Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)” by Chevelle is actually about Ritalin.

Which song about pills deserves the top spot on this list? Give the best tracks a thumbs up and please add any we may have missed.
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New York Dolls
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Bon Jovi
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Queens of the Stone Age
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Theme From The Valley Of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
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The Chemical Brothers
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Placebo, Alison Mosshart
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Elvis Costello
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The Bitterest Pill (i Ev... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
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The Jam
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Warrant
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Annie Lennox
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Ben Harpers
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punksnotdead added Underworld