"Alcohol" as written by and Brad Paisley....
I can make anybody pretty
I can make you believe any lie
I can make you pick a fight
With somebody twice
Your size

Well I've been known to cause a few breakups
And I've been known to cause a few births
I can make you new friends
Or get you fired from work.

And since the day I left Milwaukee
Lyncheburg Bordeaux, France
Been making the bars
With lots of big money
And helping white people dance
I got you in trouble in high school
And college now that was a ball
You had some of the best times
You'll never remember with me
Alcohol, alcohol

I got blamed at your wedding reception
For your best man's embarrassing speech
And also for those naked pictures of you at the beach
I've influenced kings and world leaders
I helped Hemingway write like he did
And I'll bet you a drink or two that I can make you
Put that lampshade on your head

And since the day I left Milwaukee
Lyncheburg Bordeaux, France
Been making a fool out of folks
Just like you
And helping white people dance
I am medicine and I am poison
I can help you up or make you fall
You had some of the best times
You'll never remember with me
Alcohol, alcohol

And since the day I left Milwaukee
Lyncheburg Bordeaux, France
Been making the bars
With lots of big money
And helping white people dance
I got you in trouble in high school
And college now that was a ball
You had some of the best times
You'll never remember with me
Alcohol, alcohol


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"Alcohol" as written by Brad Paisley

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  • +1
    General Commentthe funny thing is Brad doesnt even drink alcohol
    Keeebler7on April 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti LOVE this song. the lyrics are funny yet its sung with a hint of i don't know, almost sorrow. its a funky mix that gives the song so much texture and curiosity.
    renthead4on September 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTHis song brilliantly tells the truth about alcohol that nobody ever really wants to face. We all love the substance, despite what it can create. Its got the good times but also the bad, it always just seems that whatever happens, it was worth it, haha, great song, definately should be the themesong of college
    perfectsituationon March 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is the greatest thing ever. I didnt even realize he wrote in as actual alcohol telling the story... haha. The best part about it is that Brad doesn't drink but he wanted to show the good and BAD parts of drinking.. and he does it perfectly ;D

    You got to love the people who show up at Brad's concerts with lampshades on their heads too.
    sambeeon September 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthahaha this song is hilarious. i heard this song a few times and then i really listened to iit. i busted out laughing haha. its alcohol talking!
    jessiUHsaurusXOon August 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe meaning: self explanitory!
    The feeling: Depends on who you are. Truth be told!
    flowersmadnesson February 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis was just a hilarious song and one of the first conutry songs I really started to listen to. The fact that its told in alcohol's perspective makes it that much greater. Just like the album, listening to this song over and over again truly is time well wasted.
    YankeeCowboy92on January 29, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome i love this song
    kitkat95on August 25, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationHe's personifying alcoholic beverages.
    seeingon July 11, 2015   Link
  • -1
    General CommentOmg such a funny song. It is one of my Fav's lol. The CD isnt even out and i already have memorised. lmao
    LovelyLoron July 28, 2005   Link

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