Addictive Music: 10 Songs About Dangerous Vices
In the 1995 comedy film "Clueless," lead character Cher (Alicia Silverstone) offers this little nugget of wisdom: "It is one thing to spark up a doobie and get laced at parties, but it is quite another to be fried all day." And although this particular countdown, devoted to herbal refreshment, hard liquor and mood-altering pharmaceuticals, should probably come with a warning label, we hope the above sage advice is enough to encourage you not to overindulge in the recreational activities depicted below. With apologies to the Surgeon General, The Boot presents our countdown of 10 irrepressible tunes about three all-too-irresistible vices.
10. "Smoke a Little Smoke," Eric Church
Vice-gripped lyric: "Kick back, give the blues spin, break out the wine, just forget again/ Dig down deep, find my stash, light it up, memory crash."
At first it seems Eric's just looking for a good time, but he's actually trying to put the past behind by exorcising the memory of an old love. We've heard that smoking a little smoke can lead to memory loss. But we can't remember where we heard it.
Watch Eric Sing "Smoke a Little Smoke"
9. "I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home," David Frizzell
Vice-gripped lyric: "There'll be 'Monday Night Football' on TV above the bar, and a pay phone in the hallway, when your friends can't find their car."
Although it sounds like a bad (or brilliant?) idea for a new show on HGTV, having a wino do interior design just so your man can stay home and drink himself into a