Same as It Ever Was

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For the Talking Heads album, see Same as It Ever Was (Talking Heads album).
Same as It Ever Was
Studio album by House of Pain
Released June 28, 1994
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Hip hop
Hardcore hip hop
West Coast hip hop
Length 49:22
Label Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records
Producer DJ Muggs
DJ Lethal
Diamond D
House of Pain chronology
House of Pain
Same as It Ever Was
Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A− [2]

Same as It Ever Was is the second album from House of Pain, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music).

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer(s) Length Sample(s)
1 "Back from the Dead" DJ Muggs Everlast 3:32 "Weary Blues" by Louis Armstrong
"Rumors" by Timex Social Club
2 "I'm a Swing It" DJ Lethal Everlast, Danny Boy 3:43 "Ya Slippin'" by Boogie Down Productions
3 "All That" DJ Lethal *Interlude* 1:26 "Living in the World of Hip Hop" by MC Shan
"Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss
"Snakin' the Grass" by Cannonball Adderley
4 "On Point" DJ Lethal Everlast, Danny Boy, DJ Lethal 3:46 "Ode to Billie Joe" by Lou Donaldson
"Inside Straight" by Cannonball Adderley
5 "Runnin' Up on Ya" DJ Muggs Everlast 3:17 "Be Black Baby" by Grady Tate
6 "Over There Shit" DJ Muggs Everlast 3:33 "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by Lee Dorsey
"Top Billin'" by Audio Two
7 "Word Is Bond" Diamond D Everlast, Diamond D 4:02 "Death Becomes You" by Pete Rock & CL Smooth
"Snow Frolic" by Francis Lai & Danielle Licari
"River's Invitation" by Freddie Robinson
8 "Keep It Comin'" DJ Muggs Everlast 3:43
9 "Interlude" DJ Lethal *Interlude* 0:46 "Get Out of My Life" by Joe Williams
10 "Same as It Ever Was" DJ Muggs Everlast, Danny Boy 3:27 "Spinning Wheel" by Lonnie Smith
"Baby Please Don't Go" by The Amboy Dukes
11 "It Ain't a Crime" DJ Muggs Everlast 3:27 "It's a New Day" by Skull Snaps
"Get Out of My Life, Woman" by Lee Dorsey
12 "Where I'm From" DJ Lethal Everlast 4:01
13 "Still Got a Lotta Love" DJ Lethal Everlast 2:53
14 "Who's the Man?" DJ Lethal Everlast, Danny Boy 4:03 "Get Down" by Gene Russell
"Who's the Man? (With the Master Plan)" by The Kay-Gees
15 "On Point (Lethal Dose Remix)" DJ Lethal Everlast, Danny Boy, DJ Lethal 3:33