Articles in Category: Music in Recovery

Song: Down With Disease by Phish

on Tuesday, 29 May 2012.

Song: Down With Disease by Phish

I saw this band many, many times before I really understood the lyrics to the song.  It was not until I began to battle a heroin addiction that these lyrics finally made sense to me.  In my early recovery, I listened to this song a lot.  -Eliza

Song: Eyes Wide Open by Gotye

on Saturday, 26 May 2012.

Song: Eyes Wide Open by Gotye

This song speaks about taking that leap of faith we all must take in recovery.  We finally come to a point were we walk that plank, with our eyes wide open to the truth...and then we jump.  And so many of us jump into the waters of recovery, where we finally learn to swim. 

"Some people offered up answers.  We made out like we heard.  They were only words.  They didn't add up, to change the way we were living.  And the saddest thing, Is that all of it could have been avoided.  But it was like to stop consuming's to stop being human."  Gotye