For Lovers of Coffee + Music
If you’re a fan of music and coffee give yourself a pat on the Bach. We’ve curated a list of iconic songs with killer coffee references. Get ready to take some notes this’ll just take a minuet.
Metaphors for days - "Black Coffee" hits with the intuitive line "Black coffee, the African queen / part of the Afro-American dream."
Any song that mentions Star Trek (obviously) makes me smile. The Beastie Boys do it in two songs.
Their overall ability to "stick to themes" is mesmerizing.
FUN FACT: Simon came up with the "Clouds in my coffee" line on a cross-country flight. She explained the meaning of the phrase, saying: "Clouds In My Coffee are the confusing aspects of life and love. That which you can't see through, and yet seems alluring... until. Like a mirage that turns into a dry patch. Perhaps there is something in the bottom of the coffee cup that you could read if you could (like tea leaves or coffee grinds)." source
In one of his first singles from 1962, this lyrical genius was lingering over his final cup before having to leave his lady behind.
Coffee is NOT a euphemism for something else, Frank Sinatra really sings adorinngly about coffee in “The Coffee Song.”