|2nd track of the album Primitive|
|Featuring||Grady Avenell, Chino Moreno|
|Sung by||Max Cavalera, Grady Avenell, Chino Moreno|
|Lyriced by||Max Cavalera, Chino Moreno, Grady Avenell|
|Composed by||Max Cavalera|
|Produced by||Toby Wright, Max Cavalera|
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"Pain" is a track of the Soulfly album Primitive, released in 2000. This is the second Soulfly song where the guest Chino Moreno of Deftones is featured, again tributing to Max Cavalera's friend and stepson Dana Wells, whose life was cut short, as well as Cavalera's father who was killed by a heart attack.
The song title was inspired from Max's pains he went through from deaths of family members. The lyrics, written by Max himself, and guests Chino Moreno and Grady Avenell, is about covering up murder. The quoted last two lines of the lyrics are voice samples of Dana Wells prior to his death.
Speak up - you know what is up Code of silence?! Who set you up?! Some shit so wrong in this world It's all fucked up now you're gone Speak up - you know what went on How could you let it go? It's murder you covered up Stained blood on your soul Down on my knees Hands stretched to heaven above Christ this pain is hard to live with Don't fill my heart with love Engulf my heart with vengeance You need to see our pain Don't fill this heart with love The truth needs to be told You can't mask Pain My pain Our Pain You can't mask Pain My pain Our pain "Fuck you... Friday I was freaking out"
- Max Cavalera – lead vocals, four-string rhythm guitar
- Mikey Doling – lead guitar
- Marcelo Dias – bass guitar, percussion
- Joe Nuñez – drums
- Grady Avenell – additional vocals
- Chino Moreno – additional vocals
- Toby Wright – keyboards, drum programming
- Toby Wright – engineering, recording, digital editing, production
- Steve Sisco – mix engineering
- Lance Dean – additional engineering
- Andy Wallace – mixing
- George Marino – mastering
- Max Cavalera – co-production, mastermind supervisor
Live-only songs on various albums