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The Best Metal Songs About Drinking
The Best Metal Songs About Drinking Alcohol
By Liz Hull for MailOnline. Pop songs which refer to alcohol brands could be encouraging young people to binge drink and have sex, experts have warned. Almost a quarter of chart music lyrics over a three-year period mentioned booze, analysts said. Songs by Rihanna left and Kanye West right feature specific references to brands of alcohol. The songs almost always showed alcohol as a good thing. More than one in ten, or 16 per cent, linked getting drunk with sex. US experts analysed the top songs of , and as ranked by Billboard Magazine.
Creating While Clean
Basic Rihanna rule: The more Caribbean she sounds, the better. Jameson Irish whiskey gets plugged heavily over a sample of Avril Lavigne, which reeks of product placement there's a shout-out to Ray-Bans, too, official hangover concealer of Rihanna , but at least it's not Malibu. Listening to Bradley Nowell who died of a heroin overdose just four years later, at age 28 croon about finding solace at the bottom of a bottle is just too damn depressing. Still, the song is about as necessary for certain college freshmen as a Bob Marley poster. No, of course not.
This is a story about sober musicians—about the life that has led them here, and about the life that they live now—but there is no single story here. Some drank, some used drugs, some did more or less everything, and they did so to very different degrees. Some found themselves at the edge of the precipice, or worse; others simply re-routed from a path or trajectory that they came to see as unwise. Some were clean before the end of their teenage years; some only surfaced into sobriety much later in their lives.