Cure for Pain

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Cure for Pain
Studio album by Morphine
Released September 14, 1993
Recorded ?
Genre Alternative rock
Jazz rock
Length 37:11
Label Rykodisc
Producer Paul Q. Kolderie,
Mark Sandman
Morphine chronology
Good
(1992)
Cure for Pain
(1993)
Yes
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [2]

Cure for Pain was the second album released by alternative rock band Morphine through Rykodisc in 1993. The tracks "Sheila" and "In Spite of Me" were prominently featured on the soundtrack of the 1994 independent film Spanking the Monkey. The video for "Thursday" also appeared on an episode of Beavis and Butt-head. The track "Buena" also appears in the first season of The Sopranos and in the Daria episode "The Teachings of Don Jake".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mark Sandman.

  1. "Dawna" - 0:44
  2. "Buena" - 3:19
  3. "I'm Free Now" - 3:24
  4. "All Wrong" - 3:40
  5. "Candy" - 3:14
  6. "A Head with Wings" - 3:39
  7. "In Spite of Me" - 2:34
  8. "Thursday" - 3:26
  9. "Cure for Pain" - 3:13
  10. "Mary Won't You Call My Name?" - 2:29
  11. "Let's Take a Trip Together" - 2:59
  12. "Sheila" - 2:49
  13. "Miles Davis' Funeral" - 1:41

Credits[edit]

Production[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Mark Sandman - 2-string slide bass; tritar; guitar; organ; lead vocals.
  • Dana Colley - baritone saxophone; tenor saxophone; backing vocals.
  • Jerome Deupree - drums.
  • Billy Conway - drums on Tks 9 & 11; cocktail drum overdub on Tk 8.
  • Jimmy Ryan - Mandolin on Tk 7
  • Ken Winokur - Percussion on Tk 13

Chart history[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart Country Year Peak
position
Weeks charted
ARIA Albums Chart[3] Australia 1994 74 11
Recorded Music NZ[4] New Zealand 1994 25 6

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. Cure for Pain at AllMusic. Retrieved September 26, 2011.
  2. ^ Berger, Arion (August 1, 1997). "Morphine: Cure for Pain: Music review". Rolling Stone (RS 678). Archived from the original on March 29, 2007. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 
  3. ^ Kent, David (compiler); Australian Chart Book 1993-2005: The Hit Singles and Albums from 13 Years of Australia's National Charts; p. 130
  4. ^ See Cure for Pain