I used to worship whiskey, now I only drink the lord
And I take my coffee, cream and seven sugars
Before we meet we stand out on the sidewalk as it pours
Swappin' one addiction for another

Coffee, God and cigarettes are all that I need
It's all that I need just to break this routine
Coffee, God and cigarettes are all that you need
It's all that you need just to be as free as me

When I run into my old friends still drinkin' from that cup
I never stay too long as I've been tempted
I say you know drink the devils brew, you know it's just a crutch
No longer must you live your life dependant

Coffee, God and cigarettes are all that I need
It's all that I need just to break this routine
Coffee, God and cigarettes are all that you need
It's all that you need just to be as free as me

Now what made me give, turn off the road that ends at the cliff
Took the car out for a spin, crashed the party, blood runs thin
Was it wakin up with fiftey stitches in my gourd
Was it dreamin' about bourban in the trama ward
Well I knew I was surely gonna end up dead
If I didn't embrace coffee, God and cigarettes

Coffee, God and cigarettes are all that I need
It's all that I need just to break this routine
Coffee, God and cigarettes are all that you need
It's all that you need just to be as free as me



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    General CommentCoffee, God, and Cigarettes is a song mocking Alcoholics Anonymus. Considering that Erik Peterson is an atheist (Goodybye Under God) obviously he's poking fun at something because these aren't his true beliefs. AA tells people that they don't need alcohol they just need Jesus and to submit to a higher power.
    TomorrowsRogueon October 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt also seems to be making fun of those old temperance songs about the evils of alcohol such as Wild Rover (actually an anti-drinking song).
    Saint Thomason December 18, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits not just making fun of alchol its making fun of all addictions.
    coffe god and cigerrets can all be potentailly destructive things when abused and hes laughting at everyone whos trying to be perfect and not just getting thier head out of their asses
    fruckeron January 13, 2009   Link
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    General Commentits not just making fun of alchol its making fun of all addictions.
    coffe god and cigerrets can all be potentailly destructive things when abused and hes laughting at everyone whos trying to be perfect and not just getting thier head out of their asses
    fruckeron January 13, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningShite of course its about AA and whatnots. He's going but like everyone else there he's a bit of a cynic so what. All that means is he still got a bit of honesty left.
    ifeelfeinon September 07, 2009   Link

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