How Can I Ease the Pain

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"How Can I Ease the Pain"
How Can I Ease the Pain Lisa Fischer.jpg
Single by Lisa Fischer
from the album So Intense
B-side "Reachin' 4/U"
Released June 1, 1991
Format CD single, 7", 12"
Recorded 1991
Genre R&B, soul, quiet storm
Length 5:24 (Album version)
4:16 (Radio edit)
Label Elektra
Writer(s) Lisa Fischer, Narada Michael Walden
Producer(s) Narada Michael Walden, Louis Biancaniello
Lisa Fischer singles chronology
"Glad to Be Alive"
"How Can I Ease the Pain"
"Save Me"

"How Can I Ease the Pain" is a song by American singer Lisa Fischer, from her album So Intense. It was produced by Narada Michael Walden and Louis Biancaniello. The hit song spent two weeks at number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[1] The song was sampled by rap group Three 6 Mafia for their hit "Late Nite Tip".

In 1992 the single won a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Female and it also won a 1992 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. The song also peaked at number eleven on the pop charts. This was Fischer's biggest and most well-known hit.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 204. 

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