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"Drugs" is a song by Ammonia, released as their debut single from their debut album Mint 400 in 1995, however two songs had been released prior as EPs, In A Box and Sleepwalking. The song was an instant hit and is still regarded as one of the band's most recognized songs. Lead singer Dave Johnstone is quoted as saying 'There isn't really that much of a message, "Drugs" is about apathy towards drugs'. The song was written in five minutes during a rehearsal and peaked at #32 on the Australian Singles chart and came in at #27 on Triple J’s Hottest 100 for 1995. In North America, it reached #29 on the Billboard's Hot Modern Rock Tracks and #22 on the Canadian rock/alternative chart. 


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Drugs, and money.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.
You're right, and I'm crazy.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.
You're right, and I'm crazy.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.

Drugs, and guns.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.
You're right, and I'm crazy.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.
You're right, and I'm crazy.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.

Drugs, and money.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.
You're right, and I'm crazy.
But there's nothin, I'm gonna do about it.

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Ammonia

An alternative rock band from Australia, Ammonia made a name for themselves in the 1990s, producing a mixture of grunge and guitar pop (a sound they described as 'pop-metal'). The group began in 1992, initially comprising guitarist Dave Johnstone (ex Hideous Goldsteins), drummer Alan Balmont (ex Dear Octopus, Cherrytones) and bass player Phil Natt. This line up performed under the name Fuzzswirl, and following departure of Natt, continued to perform with a variety of bass players around their hometown of Perth. It wasn't until 1993 when bassist Simon Hensworth joined the group that the name was changed to Ammonia. The band was considering the name "Glorious Noise Earthquake", but selected Ammonia for it simplicity after Hensworth stumbled across the word in a… more »

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Written by: ALAN BALMONT, SIMON HENSWORTH, DAVID JOHNSTONE

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