Get Ready To Get Effed Up! These Awesome Drinking Songs Will Have You Imbibing Copiously!

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Music and excess have long been intertwined. From the days of Dionysus to the advent of summer festivals, there has always been a mutual understanding between artists and mind-altering substances. In some cases, the artist pays homage to the most readily available consciousness-shifting substance — alcohol. These five songs are about the sometimes joyous (sometimes not) act of imbibing. While we may drink to them, we often forget that they aren’t always cheerful songs. But as long as you’ve got a beer in hand, who cares? So lay your hand on the nearest bottle opener and listen to the best five songs about the easiest way to lose your head — drinking.
Get Ready To Get Effed Up! These Awesome Drinking Songs Will Have You Imbibing Copiously!
Image Credit: Collegecandy.com
Music and excess have long been intertwined. From the days of Dionysus to the advent of summer festivals, there has always been a mutual understanding between artists and mind-altering substances. In some cases, the artist pays homage to the most readily available consciousness-shifting substance — alcohol. These five songs are about the sometimes joyous (sometimes not) act of imbibing. While we may drink to them, we often forget that they aren’t always cheerful songs. But as long as you’ve got a beer in hand, who cares? So lay your hand on the nearest bottle opener and listen to the best five songs about the easiest way to lose your head — drinking.
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There are ups and downs to any night of heavy drinking and these five songs chart them brilliantly. The levels of being a drunk, the types of drunks that exist and the aftermath of a “night on the town” are all explored by these five songs. Across different genres, eras, and cultures, artists continue to try and explain and process all the reasons people turn to the bottle in both times of extreme joy and extreme sadness. In the end, the question is still unanswered, but at least we got these amazing songs out of the quest for an answer.


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