Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again

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Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again
Studio album by House of Pain
Released October 22, 1996
Recorded 1995–1996
Length 50:43
Label Tommy Boy
House of Pain chronology
Same as It Ever Was
(1994)Same as It Ever Was1994
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Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again is the third and final studio album by American hip hop group House of Pain. It was released in 1996 via Tommy Boy Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Have Nots" 4:24
2. "Fed Up" (featuring Cokni O'Dire) 5:01
3. "What's That Smell" 3:04
4. "Heart Full of Sorrow" (featuring Sadat X) 3:44
5. "Earthquake" 4:49
6. "Shut the Door" 4:35
7. "Pass the Jinn" 4:56
8. "No Doubt" 3:09
9. "Choose Your Poison" 3:18
10. "X-Files" 2:50
11. "Fed Up (Remix)" (featuring Guru) 4:14
12. "Killa Rhyme Klik" 3:44
13. "While I'm Here" 2:49


The Have Nots

  • "The Great Marsh" by Camel

Fed Up

What's That Smell

  • "Get Out of My Life Woman" by Dee Dee, Barry & the Movements
  • "Ain't Sayin' Nothin'" by Divine Styler

Heart Full of Sorrow

No Doubt


Fed Up (Remix)

Killa Rhyme Klik

While I'm Here


  • Erik Francis Schrody - main artist, vocals, producer, executive producer
  • Leor DiMant - main artist, producer, executive producer
  • Daniel O'Connor - main artist, vocals, artwork concept
  • Ross Donaldson - mixing & recording
  • Dave Collins - mastering
  • Carl Stubner - management
  • Mark Richardson - vocals (tracks 3-7, 12)
  • Otis Olivier Lyjasu Williams - vocals (track 2)
  • Derrick Murphy - vocals (track 4)


  • The album is called "Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again," but the cover of the CD reads "Truth Crushed To Earth Will Rise Again". The album title is a line from the poem "The Battle-Field" by William Cullen Bryant.
  • The remix to the song "Fed Up" contains a guest spot from Guru whose verse is the same as the first verse of his group Gang Starr's song "You Know My Steez", the first single from their 1998 album Moment of Truth.
  • The day of the album release, Everlast announced his leave from the group, thus breaking up the group, until 2009, when it reunited as La Coka Nostra with Ill Bill and Slaine.