As everyone knows, there’s nothing like a good drink to help you unwind and relax after a stressful or difficult day. But what if you don’t want to stop at just one? What if you need something to give your night that extra push? Well, we’re here for you! We’ve compiled a list of our 20 favorite songs about drinking. Whether you’re looking for songs to entertain your friends with at karaoke, drinking songs to make it through an awkward date, or simply want some alcohol-themed playlist suggestions for your next house party, look no further!
Brass Monkey – Beastie Boys
Brass Monkey is a drink made with orange juice, vodka, and champagne. It was created by the Beastie Boys and first mentioned in their song “Brass Monkey” from their debut album Licensed to Ill. The drink was later mentioned in the song “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” from their second album, Paul’s Boutique. Its lyrics are about the state of the Beastie Boys at that time.
The song was also featured in the 2010 movie, Get Him to the Greek. It was played at several points during the film, including when Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) is on his way to Los Angeles, and on TV while he’s there for a meeting. After listening to it for a second time, Aaron crushes his stereo and then throws the record out of his hotel room window.
Tequila Sunrise – Eagles
Tequila Sunrise” is a 1973 song by the Eagles. The song was written by Don Henley and Glenn Frey and originally appeared on the album Desperado.
The song is about two people who are in love and struggling with their addiction to alcohol. The lyrics describe how their addiction is tearing them apart, but they still can’t resist each other.
Go For a Soda – Kim Mitchell
“Go For a Soda” is a song by Kim Mitchell. It was released in 1984 as the third single from his album Akimbo Alogo. The song reached number 33 on the Canadian RPM chart.
The song is about a man who is out on the town with his friends, and he’s looking for a woman to spend the night with. He’s not interested in anything serious, he just wants to have some fun.
Gin and Juice – Snoop Dogg
Released in 1994, Gin and Juice is one of Snoop Dogg’s most well-known and popular songs. The single reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The song tells the story of a day in the life of Snoop Dogg and his friends, and revolves around their love of gin and juice (a slang term for mixed drinks).
The lyrics are light-hearted and fun, with Snoop Dogg describing all of the different drinks he and his friends enjoy. The song has been praised for its funky beat and catchy lyrics, and it’s no surprise that it has become a party anthem over the years. If you’re looking for a song to get a group of people dancing, you can’t go wrong with Gin and Juice.
Mexicola – Queens of the Stone Age
Mexicola is a song by Queens of the Stone Age and is the third track from their debut album, Queens of the Stone Age. The song was written by Joshua Homme, Nick Oliveri and Mark Lanegan. It is about a man who is in a relationship with a woman who he feels is cheating on him. He goes to Mexico to drink tequila and get over her. The song was released as a single in 1998.
Spill the Wine – Eric Burdon and War
Eric Burdon and War’s 1970 hit “Spill the Wine” is a classic drinking song. With its funky groove and soulful vocals, the song is sure to get you in the mood for a night out. Whether you’re planning on hitting the town or staying in with friends, this tune is guaranteed to get the party started. Its lyrics are about sharing good times with friends and living life while you can. You’ll want to put this one on repeat!
Red Red Wine – UB40
Red Red Wine by UB40 is one of the most popular drinking songs of all time. It’s a feel-good, upbeat tune that will have you singing and clapping along in no time. Whether you’re enjoying a few drinks with friends or celebrating a special occasion, Red Red Wine is sure to get the party started. Its lyrics are about how much the singer loves red wine and how much everyone should love it too.
Orange Crush – R.E.M.
R.E.M.’s “Orange Crush” is one of our favorite drinking songs. The song is about a man who is struggling with his addiction to alcohol, and the lyrics are dark and haunting. But that’s what makes it such a great song to listen to when you’re drinking. It’s a reminder that you need to be careful with alcohol, and that it can be dangerous if you’re not careful. The song is catchy and upbeat, and it’s a great way to get in the right mindset for a night out.
Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple
Few songs are as synonymous with drinking as Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple. The classic rock anthem is about a fire at a casino in Montreux, Switzerland, and mentions drinking in the lyrics. Whether you’re belting it out at karaoke or listening to it while you drink, this song is sure to get you in the mood for a night out.
Its lyrics are about the band’s tour in Switzerland, when they were awoken to the news that a Montreux casino was on fire. It goes without saying it features one of the greatest guitar riffs of all time. This song is the perfect drinking anthem for any situation because you’ll always be in the mood to hit up your local bar or nightclub after five minutes of listening to it.
Blur – Coffee & TV
This song is about the struggles of addiction and how it can take over someone’s life. The lyrics are dark and sad, but also incredibly powerful. If you’re looking for a song that will make you think about your drinking habits, look no further than Blur. Its lyrics are about the battle with addiction and the fear of losing everything you have over it. Many songs about drinking are party songs, but this one is different in that it’s more about how difficult it can be to overcome an addiction.
Pussy Liquor – Rob Zombie
Pussy Liquor is a song by Rob Zombie that was released in 2009 as the first single from his album Hellbilly Deluxe 2. The song is about Zombie’s love of alcohol and his disdain for people who drink fruity cocktails. Its lyrics are about a girl who is a drunkard and says to her “drink up, baby, stay loaded” every night. Some people say that the song encourages alcoholism and underage drinking.
Sippin on Some Syrup – Three 6 Mafia, UKG and Project Pat
Sippin on Some Syrup is a hip hop song by Three 6 Mafia. The song is about the rapper’s desire to drink codeine syrup, also known as “lean”. The song was produced by DJ Paul and Juicy J, and was released in 1998 as the lead single from their debut album Mystic Stylez.
The song peaked at number 69 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also reached number 10 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart and number 16 on the Rhythmic Top 40 chart. In February 2006, the song was certified 2x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of two million copies.
Drink the Kool-Aid – Ice Cube
Released in 1998 on the album War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc), “Drink the Kool-Aid” is a song about the Jonestown Massacre, where 918 people died after drinking cyanide-laced grape punch, believing it to be Kool-Aid. In the song, Ice Cube compares the massacre to the Rodney King beating, questioning how American society can be so blind to injustice. The lyrics are powerful and provocative, and the song is one of Ice Cube’s most well-known and critically acclaimed tracks.
One Mint Julep – Ray Charles
One Mint Julep is a popular song by Ray Charles. The song was released as a single in 1954 and reached number one on the Billboard R&B chart. The song was written by Rudy Toombs and has been covered by many different artists over the years.
Its lyrics are about a man and a woman who drink mint juleps while they sit on the front porch and he promises to buy her a mansion when he wins his riches. The song has been used in many advertisements for brands such as Jello, Fanta, Sprite, Jim Beam and more.
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes
Released in 1979, “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” was written and performed by Rupert Holmes. The song tells the story of a man who is bored with his life and fantasizes about escaping to a tropical island with a new love interest. The song became an instant hit, spending four weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
What makes “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” such a great drinking song? For starters, the lyrics are fun and upbeat, perfect for getting everyone in a party mood. The song also has a great mix of tropical-themed instruments, including steel drums and marimbas, which help create a Caribbean vibe. And finally, who can resist singing along to the chorus, “If you like pina coladas/ And getting caught in the rain?”
High Water – Rush Beer! by Psychostick
High Water by RushBeer! is one of the best drinking songs that I’ve ever heard. It’s a great song to help you loosen up and have a good time. The lyrics are funny and the music is catchy, and it’s sure to get you in the right mood for a night out. If you’re looking for a good party song, be sure to check out High Water by RushBeer! Its lyrics are about beer, but it’s a great song to get you going no matter what type of drinks you prefer.
Another Shot of Whiskey – The Gits
Another Shot of Whiskey by The Gits is a song about addiction and the pain that it brings. It talks about how the protagonist is always searching for another shot of whiskey to help them forget their problems. The song is about how addiction can take over your life and how it can be difficult to break free from it. Many songs have been written about this topic, but few capture the essence of addiction with such raw emotion.
Coffee Shop – Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have always been a band that knows how to have a good time. And their song “Coffee Shop” is the perfect example. The song is all about spending a night out at the bar, drinking and dancing until the early hours of the morning. It’s the perfect song to get you in the mood for a night of fun. Many songs have been written about the joy of drinking, but few have expressed it as well as this classic from a band that knows how to party.
Little Cream Soda – The White Stripes
“Little Cream Soda” by The White Stripes is a song about a man who is struggling to cope with the fact that his partner is no longer interested in him. He turns to alcohol to help him forget his troubles, but eventually ends up drinking too much and passing out. The song is a powerful reminder of the dangers of alcohol abuse. Many songs about drinking are not this serious, but they can still be important. For example, if you’re throwing a house party, it’s important to make sure that guests know when they’ve had too much. This article will show how to choose the perfect song for your needs.
Whiskey in the Jar – Thin Lizzy
Whiskey in the Jar is one of the most well-known drinking songs around. It’s a classic Irish tune that has been covered by a variety of artists over the years. The song tells the story of a highwayman who is betrayed by his lover and sentenced to death. As he awaits his fate, he reflects on all the good times he’s had, with whiskey being a prominent theme. The song is upbeat and catchy, perfect for getting you in the mood for a night out.