Drugs have been at the origin of some of the most beautiful albums in history. And some artists would not have been as well known if they had not “boosted” their creativity.

Focus on the biggest hits, written under the influence of substances

1. David Bowie – Station to station

“It’s not the side effects of the cocaine. I’m thinking that must be love. ” Yes that’s it

2. Gorillaz – Clint Eastwood

The members of the group admit that without Heroine, they could not have created such a marvel.

3. Snow Patrol – Chasing cars

Gary Lightbody, the band leader, had written a dozen songs one night while he was stuffed. They were all horrible except for their best-known song.

4. Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space

The song was even launched as a treatment, with a prospectus of use and side effects.

5. Kurt Cobain – Dumb

6. Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

The legend says that Jimi had an incredible tolerance to drugs, so even when he looked sober and normal, it was not. But we’re sure for Purple Haze.

7. Oasis – Supersonic

Noel Gallagher describes the band’s songs as: “the sound of a bunch of guys,” and in particular Supersonic, was written and recorded in a single day.

8. The Beatles – She said she said

The opinions of the 4 Beatles with respect to the drugs were divided, but their songs are the results of “experiments” with the LSD.

8 music classics written under the effect of drugs