How can a song with depressing lyrics like “I took a pill in Ibiza to show Avicii I was cool, and when I finally got sober felt ten years older,” be the soundtrack to partygoer’s tequila shots and sparkler-draped champagne bottle delivery?
I Took a Pill in Ibiza
Mike Posner
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Because we all hurt in our own way. The reason we’re at the club popping bottles, dancing, is because we want to undo the hurt, for a little bit. We undeniably relate to failure and sing these lyrics proudly (extra loudly!) when they come on because a mega-star admits that he relates to failure, too. Boom. Spreads like wildfire. Hot AF.

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