"Something For The Pain" as written by Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child and Richard Sambora....
Happiness, it's been no friend to me
But forever after ain't what it's all cracked up to be
Yeah, I had a taste, you were my fantasy
But I lost my faith when I hit reality
I don't need no Guru to tell me what to do
When your feeling like a headline on
Yesterday's news

Come on, come on, come on
Give me something for the pain
Give me something for the blues
Give me something for the pain when
I feel I've been danglin' from a hang-man's noose
Give me something I can use
To get me through the night
Make me feel all right,
Something like you

Loneliness has found a home in me
My suitcase and guitar are my only family
I've tried to need someone, like they needed me
I opened up my heart, but all I did was bleed
I don't need no lover, just to get screwed
They don't make a bandage, that's going to cover my bruise

Come on, come on, come on
Give me something for the pain
Give me something for the blues
Give me something for the pain when
I feel I've been danglin' from a hang-man's noose
Give me something I can use
To get me through the night
Make me feel all right
Something like you

Pull me under (Help I'm falling)
Run through my veins (Night is calling)
To a place (Feels like I'm flying)
Where I feel no pain (Christ I'm dying)
Be the pillow under my head
Cover me when I'm in your bed
Take me higher than I've ever been
Take me down and back again
Come to me, be my disguise
Open your coat, let me crawl inside
Come on, come on, come on

Come on, come on, come on
Give me something for the pain
Give me something for the blues
Give me something for the pain when
I feel I've been danglin' from a hang-man's noose
Give me something I can use
To get me through the night
Make me feel all right,
Something like you


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Something for the Pain" as written by Desmond Child Jon Bon Jovi

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    General CommentThere is a mistake in the lyrics...

    In the Chorus, the second 'something for the pain...' is actually "Gimme shelter from the rain..."
    dhatterikion June 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song rocks. About lonelyness and being hurt.
    antmannon June 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song has gotten me by so many times when I've been down. It's a great song about feeling your worst.
    allenegirlon May 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song has some really cool lyrics! It's about being down, but it has a slight happy twist to it...

    Give me something for the pain, give me something I can use
    To get me through the night make me feel alright, something like you

    This song also has really cool part where Richie gets a lead vocal part...

    Pull me under run through my veins
    To a place where I feel no pain
    Be the pillow under my head, cover me when I'm in your bed
    Take me higher than I've ever been
    Take me down and back again
    Come to me be my disguise
    Open your coat and let me crawl inside

    Very cool song! Gets me livened up!!!
    SS2112on March 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentActually, the chorus should be 'something for the rage, give me something I can use
    To get me through the night make me feel alright, something like you

    Amazing song
    kittyjkaton July 14, 2009   Link

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