Music The Best Songs About Pills  

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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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urmetaldj666 added Mother's Little Helper The Rolling Stones

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Pills New York Dolls

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Pop a Pill Korn

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Meds Placebo, Alison Mosshart

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The Bitterest Pill (i Ever Had... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
punksnotdead added The Bitterest Pill (i Ever Had to Swallow) The Jam

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The Pills Won't Help You Now The Chemical Brothers

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punksnotdead added Prince Valium Joe Pernice

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Runaway is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
Andrew Hastings added Runaway

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Feel Good Hit Of The Summer Queens of the Stone Age

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Bad Medicine Bon Jovi

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Pills and Soap Elvis Costello

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talitha_eve added Takin' Pills Pistol Annies

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Andrew Hastings added Drug Ballad Eminem

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Deja Vu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
Andrew Hastings added Deja Vu Beyoncé Knowles, Jay-Z

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My Medicine Snoop Dogg, Everlast

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The Bitter Pill Warrant

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punksnotdead added Born Slippy (Nuxx) Underworld

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Bitter Pill Soul Asylum

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Medicine Jar Wings

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Medication Queens of the Stone Age

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The Drugs Don't Work Ben Harpers

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Soma The Strokes

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Not Afraid Eminem

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The Pill Pete Seeger

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Bitter Pill Annie Lennox

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Pills for Breakfast Faith No More