Send the Pain Below

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"Send the Pain Below"
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Single by Chevelle
from the album Wonder What's Next
ReleasedJanuary 28, 2003
FormatCompact Disc
Length4:13
LabelEpic
Songwriter(s)Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.
Producer(s)GGGarth
Chevelle singles chronology
"The Red"
(2002)
"Send the Pain Below"
(2003)
"Closure"
(2003)

"Send the Pain Below" is a song by Chevelle and was released as the second single from their second album Wonder What's Next. The song is considered their most successful where it first hit No. 1 on Modern Rock Tracks chart on July 5, 2003 for 1 week and stayed on the chart for 36 weeks, then it hit No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart a week later on July 12, 2003 for 4 non-consecutive weeks and stayed on the chart for 35 weeks. It hit No. 65 on the Billboard Hot 100 where it charted lower than their prior hit "The Red" at No. 56, but "Send the Pain Below" was considered more successful on the rock and alternative charts and it still had more pop success despite charting lower on the Hot 100. Lyrically, "Send the Pain Below" appears to describe a relationship where one person suppresses and hurts the other. It is told through the receiver's perspective.[citation needed]

The song's music video, directed by Jeff Richter,[citation needed] revolves around a snowboarder and his difficulties in striving for excellent performance. The band is seen playing the song in a dark room, with their breath creating fog in the cold air.

The song is included in the video game Donkey Konga 2.[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 65[2]
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 1[3]
US Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 1[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Donkey Konga 2 - Song List (U.S. Version)". IGN. Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Chevelle Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  3. ^ "Chevelle Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "Chevelle Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 6, 2018.

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