19 Best Songs About Coffee

By Nico Gonzalez

Songs about coffee are the perfect way to start your day. They can give you a boost of energy and make you feel happy and productive. Some songs about coffee are also the title of popular songs. Here is a list of the twenty best songs about coffee you should listen to, whether in the shower or on your way to work. Here are 20 of the best songs about coffee:


Coffee & TV –   Blur

Blur - Coffee and TV

This song is about a couple that is struggling in their relationship. The woman asks the man for coffee, but he declines, saying that he’s too busy watching TV. Many people can relate to this song, as it seems like many people are too busy with their phones and laptops to spend time with their loved ones. Its lyrics are: “I need a coffee to get me through the day/ I can’t face the TV unless I’m high/ It’s not that I don’t care, I just don’t know how to start.”

Coffee bean –   Travis Scott

Travis Scott - COFFEE BEAN (Audio)

This song is about a man who is in love with a woman who is addicted to coffee. He tries to get her to stop drinking so much coffee, but she doesn’t listen. The lyrics are: “You’re like my caffeine/ I need you girl, I’m fiending/ You’re like my nicotine/ I can’t breathe without you, coffee bean.” Some people drink too much coffee and it can be bad for their health.

Coffee –   BTS

BTS (Bangtan Boys) - Coffee Color Coded Lyrics [ENG/ROM/HAN]

This song is from BTS’s second album, Skool Luv Affair. It describes a man having coffee with his lover and enjoying every minute of it. The lyrics go: “I’m so happy when I have you/ Let’s drink coffee in this lovely atmosphere.” Some people may think that they can’t have a good time unless they’re drinking coffee. Many people find that drinking coffee with a loved one is one of the best feelings in the world.

Coffee Shop Soundtrack –   All Time Low

All Time Low - Coffee Shop Soundtrack (Official Music Video)

This song is from All Time Low’s 2011 album, Dirty Work. It describes a man who works in a coffee shop and dreams of the day when he will become famous. He wishes that people would recognize him while he is working at his boring job, instead of just pointing and staring. The lyrics go: “I’m flipping patties at the coffee shop/ I’m just looking for a shot at the big time/ I wanna be on the radio/ I wanna hear my name in lights.”

(Coffee’s for Closers) –   Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy - (Coffee's For Closers)

This song is from Fall Out Boy’s fourth studio album, Folie a Deux. It was released in December of 2008. This song is about an incredibly demanding boss who makes his employees work long hours with no breaks. The employees are almost never successful due to the fact that they don’t have enough time to complete their tasks. Its lyrics are: “Coffee’s for closers only/ I’m about to close my eyes and sleep/ I work at a coffee shop because it’s easy to quit.”

Coffee Breath –   Sofia Mills

Sofia Mills - Coffee Breath (lyrics)

Sofia Mills is a rapper who released her first album in 2013. This song is about a woman who is addicted to caffeine and has terrible coffee breath. The lyrics are: “I’m addicted to caffeine, and I’ve got coffee breath/ I can’t escape from the smell, it’s following me everywhere/ I need my fix, or else I’ll start to shake/ I’m a caffeine junkie, and I don’t want to break.” Its lyrics are very relatable to many people who are addicted to caffeine.

death bed (coffee for your head) (feat. beabadoobee) –   Powfu

Powfu - death bed (coffee for your head) (Official Video) ft. beabadoobee

Powfu released their first album in 2009. This song is an up-beat, electronic pop song about a friendship between two people who are addicted to coffee. The lyrics are: “You got me started on this caffeine addiction/ I’m your bad influence and you’re mine.” Many people enjoy spending time with close friends who also happen to be addicted to caffeine.

Coffee Mug –   Descendents

Descendents - "Coffee Mug" (Full Album Stream)

The Descendents are a punk rock band from California. This song is about a man who is struggling to make ends meet and is very tired of his job. The lyrics are: “I’m up at dawn, I’m working all day/ I’m so exhausted I can’t sleep at night/ I’ve got this coffee mug that’s never empty/ I’m a desperate man and I’m doing my best.” This song is about a man who is struggling to make ends meet and is very tired of his job. The lyrics are: “I’m up at dawn, I’m working all day/ I’m so exhausted I can’t sleep at night/ I’ve got this coffee mug that’s never empty/ I’m a desperate man and I’m doing my best.”

Coffee Shop –   Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Coffee Shop [Official Music Video]

Red Hot Chili Peppers released the song Coffee Shop in 1999. This song is about a man who has recently lost his job and is feeling down and unhappy. He goes to a coffee shop and starts talking to an attractive woman. The lyrics are: “When I’m all alone, girl/ And I’m sitting at your coffee shop/ Spilling my guts out to you/ I wish that you were mine.” This song is about a man who is feeling down and lonely, and wishes that the woman he is talking to would be his girlfriend.

Cigarettes and Coffee –   Otis Redding

Otis Redding - Cigarettes And Coffee

Otis Redding released this song in 1966. The song is about a man who is addicted to cigarettes and coffee. The lyrics are: “I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay/ Watching the tide roll away/ Ooo, I’m just sittin’ on the dock of the bay/ Wasting time.” This song is about a man who finds himself with nothing to do. He finds that he has too much time on his hands, which leads him to start smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee.

Coffee Talk –   Broadside

Broadside - Coffee Talk

Broadside is an acoustic folk band from Boston. This song was released in 2000 on their album, 14 Miles Apart. The lyrics of the song are: “I want to know what you think about it/ I want to hear all your opinions on it/ And if we disagree, well then I’ll make some more/ So you can correct my mistakes/ And we can talk some more.” The song is about a man who wants his significant other to voice their opinion on everything so they can discuss it until both people are satisfied.

Coffee Break –   Forever the Sickest Kids

Forever the Sickest Kids: Coffee Break

Forever the Sickest Kids are a pop punk band from Texas. This song was released in 2009 on their album, Underdog Alma Mater. The lyrics of the song are: “I’m at my wits end/ And I can’t take it no more/ I need a coffee break/ From all this stress that I’m under.” This song is about a man who feels overloaded with stress from all aspects of his life. He needs a break from it all, and considers quitting his job to focus on other things he enjoys.

hot coffee –   schafter

schafter - hot coffee

schafter is an electronic music producer from Atlanta. This song was released in 2016 on his album, Breakfast. The lyrics of the song are: “I need some hot coffee/ I need it in my veins/ I’m running on caffeine and nicotine/ I’m trying not to go insane.” This song is about a man who is addicted to caffeine and nicotine. He is trying to stay sane, but knows that he is not in a healthy state of mind.

Coffee (feat. Marc E. Bassy) –   Quinn XCII

Quinn XCII, Marc E. Bassy - Coffee (Official Lyric Video)

Quinn XCII is a rapper from Michigan. This song was released in 2017 on his album, The Story of Us. The lyrics of the song are: “And I can’t do this all by myself/ I need you here with me, yeah/ Said I’m nothin’ without you/ Coffee, coffee, coffee.” This song is about a man who is struggling without the support of his significant other. The lyrics mention coffee multiple times, which could be a metaphor for the man needing caffeine to stay awake and functioning.

Coffee Cold –   Galt Macdermot

Galt MacDermot - Coffee Cold

Galt Macdermot was a Scottish musician and songwriter. He composed Coffee Cold while he was still alive, but it was not released until after his death in 1978. This song is about a man who has cheated on his significant other and lives with guilt and regret. The lyrics of the song are: “It’s cold coffee/ It’s cold, so cold/ I wish that I was dead.” This song is about a man who feels regret for his actions. He wishes he were dead to escape the guilt of what he has done.

Cold Coffee –   Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran - Cold Coffee

Ed Sheeran is a singer-songwriter from England. This song was released in 2011 on his album, +. The lyrics of the song are: “I’m looking for distractions/ And I know just where to find them/ I’m turning to a life of sin/ I’ll drink until I die/ And I’ll take it up to the brink/ And no I’m not turning back.” This song is about a man who has lost hope and begins drinking excessively as a result.

Coffee And TV –   Blur

Blur - Coffee And TV (Official Video)

Blur is an alternative rock band from London. This song was released in 1999 on their album, 13. The lyrics of the song are: “You’ve got me running after nothing/ I don’t know what I’m looking for/ But you can paint it any color/ Cause I’ll believe it when I see it.” This song is about a man who is struggling to cope with the loss of his significant other.

Coffee Eyes –   The Wonder Years

The Wonder Years - Coffee Eyes

The Wonder Years are a pop punk band from Philadelphia. This song was released in 2009 on their album, The Upsides. The lyrics of the song are: “And I know that you’re not here/ But I see your face in everything/ In coffee cups and sleeping pills/ In every car that I pass on the street.” This song is about a man who is struggling with the loss of his significant other. Many of the lyrics are about how the man sees her face everywhere.

Black Coffee –   All Saints

All Saints - Black Coffee (Official Music Video)

All Saints are a British girl group. This song was released in 1998 on their album, All Saints. The lyrics of the song are: “I’m feeling kind of lonely/ Wanna be with someone/ I need some black coffee/ To wake me up.” This song is about a woman who is feeling lonely and wants to be with someone. As she is unable to be with anyone, she drinks black coffee to stay awake.