Addiction Is Something to Sing About, Grimly, in This Powerful Substance Abuse Campaign

Ari Merkin's not-so-merry melodies

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“I get high seven days a week
So damn twisted I could hardly speak
I’m fine … ain’t worried … I got this
Spend all my money just to buy my shit
I’m always out chasin’ down another hit
I’m crazy … it don’t faze me … but I got this.”

Those are the opening lines of “I Got This,” a bitingly ironic take on denial by singer-songwriter Richie Supa, who leads “jam therapy” sessions at Recovery Unplugged treatment centers.

Supa, a recovering addict who’s composed tunes for Aerosmith and Richie Sambora, recorded the twangy tune last year for his album Enemy.



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