"Ache" as written by and Eric Stefani....
Woke up this morning and felt not too cool
'Cause every time I tried to make my mouth move
The pain I'm having
Is so discomforting
Please make this suffering go away

I told my mom what I was feeling
And how long I've been dealing with it
I knew it was coming
But didn't know how soon
She said I've reached another adolescent monsoon

the pain is tremendous
Why can't I take it like a man
the pain is horrendous
Why don't you lend a helpin' hand

He was a well-educated man,
Had his degree in medicine
I noticed his hairy hands
He was a very, very hairy man
He looked right down in,
Shook his head and then said
"These teeth must be pulled right away!"

the pain is tremendous
Why can't I take it like a man
the pain is horrendous
Why can't you lend a helpin' hand
the pain is tremendous
Why can't I take it like a man
the pain is horrendous
Why can't you lend a helpin' hand

He turned around,
Rolled up his sleeve
I rolled my eyes and suddenly
A horrible pain grew, the next thing that I knew
The doc had pulled my wisdom teeth...OUT!

Well along with my teeth my money also left me
As he made out the bill, I was moaning
the pain is tremendous
Where the hell is my prescription
Of codeine?

Ooh, but when will I speak, how long until
My mouth Feels natural?
How long will they bleed, when will heal?
Where's a real meal?

How do you feel? [Repeats]

I feel good
I feel great
There's no pain
There's no ache
I feel good
I feel great
Just let me recuperate

I feel good
I feel great
There's no pain
There's no ache
I feel good
I feel great
Just let me recuperate-ate-ate-ate

Because the codeine
Has left me drowsy,
Leave me be
Just let me sleep!


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"Ache" as written by Eric Stefani

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    General CommentThis song is so great. It like has no deep meaning it simply means my teeth hurt. It's so freaking wonderful.
    FireFliesAroundMeon December 04, 2001   Link
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    General CommentI know I love this song too!! They've come a long way.....
    IMAlittleTEAPOTon February 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentno doubt kicks!! all their songs kick.....their old stuff is great but hey who ever said you'll stay the same? SMILE!! *MWA*
    duddettteon June 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love singing along to this song, it rocks
    starkisson August 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOuch! I havn't gotten my wisdom teeth out yet, but I might have to. :(
    SomeGirl_Jadziaon March 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI just got my wisdom teeth out and remembered this song, hehe. It's not so bad for me, now, but No Doubt ska is always fun to listen to.
    mouse_clickeron October 21, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwhen i first got the CD (like last year) i couldn't get enough of this song. my mom would always tell me to turn it down, but i never listened. i don't think that i really need to explain the meaning. you can basically tell by looking at the first line. she has a flipping toothache! anyways...love the song....love the CD....love the band.....period
    iivnodoubtviion December 20, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit has a double meaning
    She said I've reached another adolescent monsoon - oon
    (love!!)

    OOoo Ahh... the pain is tremendous
    Why can't I take it like a man
    (when a couple breaks up, the man is always stronger)

    and more
    ANTWANmyMANon December 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the previous comment.
    eclecticlisteneron February 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song puts me in the mind of a whimsical cartoon skit put to music. Like something you might see on Animaniacs or a similar program. I like the vivid descriptions in the lyrics and the directness and simplicity of the story. I don't necessarily think the song has a double meaning but all theories are interesting to me.

    I really like the part where she sings:
    "Well along with my teeth my money also left me
    As he made out the bill, I was moaning"
    I suspect the size of the bill hurt almost as much as the tooth had!

    This song was written by Eric, and you can see his sense of humor come through. I love it.
    Androcleson May 04, 2007   Link

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