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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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Feel Good Hit Of The Summer Queens of the Stone Age

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The Bitterest Pill (i Ever Had... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
punksnotdead added The Bitterest Pill (i Ever Had to Swallow) The Jam

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Soma The Strokes

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Meds Placebo, Alison Mosshart

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The Pills Won't Help You Now The Chemical Brothers

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Pills, Girls, And Two-Way Mirrors: The Real Story Of Elvis Presley's Personal Life

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Deja Vu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
Andrew Hastings added Deja Vu Beyoncé Knowles, Jay-Z

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Andrew Hastings added Drug Ballad Eminem

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My Medicine Snoop Dogg, Everlast

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Bitter Pill Soul Asylum

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punksnotdead added Prince Valium Joe Pernice

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punksnotdead added Born Slippy (Nuxx) Underworld

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Runaway is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Pills
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Bad Medicine Bon Jovi

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Not Afraid Eminem

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Pills and Soap Elvis Costello

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The Bitter Pill Warrant

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The Drugs Don't Work Ben Harpers

Rock Stars Who Died at Age 30

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talitha_eve added Takin' Pills Pistol Annies

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Pop a Pill Korn

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Medication Queens of the Stone Age

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Medicine Jar Wings

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The Pill Pete Seeger

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Pills for Breakfast Faith No More

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Bitter Pill Annie Lennox