"A Different Kind of Pain" as written by Jr. Ward, Samuel Mc Candless and Jeremy D. Marshall....
Before I let you go
Give me just one more night to show you just how I feel
I lost all my control
If it takes my whole damn life I'll make this up to you
Kind of like the waves
That roll their whole life towards somewhere crashing on the shore
It's blown in by the wind that carries the clouds to
Hide my wish on a fallen star

A different kind of pain
Is someone there to hold you?
Is someone there to take you away from me?

I tried to let you go
I wish I could turn back time
And show you just how I feel
I needed you to know
If it takes my whole damn life
I'll make this up to you

Kind of like the waves
That roll their whole life towards somewhere
Crashing on the shore
It's blown in by the wind
That carries the clouds to hide
My wish on a fallen star

A different kind of pain
Is someone there to hold you?
Is someone there to take you away from me?

Before you let me go away
Before you let me go away
Before you let me go away
Before you let me go away
I need you to know

A different kind of pain
Is someone there that will hold you?
Is someone there that will take you away from me?

A different kind of pain, it's a different kind of pain


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"A Different Kind of Pain" as written by Jr. Ward, Samuel Mc Candless, Jeremy D. Marshall

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  • +1
    General CommentIMO it reflects the time while Year of The Spider was out. It wasnt a very good time seeing his Sis and Gf had cancer and he turned to the bottle.
    ian1988on July 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a beautiful song. Scooter can definitely write what he feels in his heart. To me, this song is about how the singer is feeling pain. Not just any pain, a different kind of pain, something that he feels is different than what anybody else has ever felt. So touching and so sad...
    JR11on December 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLyrics are correct, its a rhetorical question being asked.
    mitch01on March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSong meaning is simple. It's about giving someone up, and realising what you have lost. and the "Different Kind of Pain" that hurts you inside from the situation.

    Awesome songs and typical Scooter Ward lyrics... fantastic and beautiful
    mitch01on March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree completely with mith01.

    this song will always be a important one for myself my friends and my family.. for the fact that we used it earlier this month for my sister Chelsea's funeral.

    rest in peace chelsea
    Masonon March 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so powerful for me. The first time I heard it was after a dance I had gone to. About a year before the dance I had broken up with my girlfriend, and I realized I had made a mistake shortly after. For a year, I was miserable. I had never told her I still had feelings for her, because, a week later she got a new boyfriend. He was from out of town. When we were at the dance, we danced the last song together. I knew she still had feelings for me, but, she had a boyfriend, and there was nothing I could do. I knew that if I told her I still loved her, it would just confuse her completely. Especially because it had been close to a year that she was dating this guy.
    Went home and bothered not with taking my clothes off. Slumped onto my bed, turned on the CD player. My brother had been using it earlier, and Cold was still in. It kicked on and went to "A Different Kind of Pain". I knew what I had to do, and, the next day me and her talked through it.
    This week I am asking her father if we have his approval to start our relationship again. I give credit to Cold, and, "A Different Kind of Pain".
    Thank you a million times over.
    Uriahon June 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song brings tears to my eyes, it perfectly describes the situation im in, its not so much the pain of losing someone, but the pain of not being able to be with them, it truly is a different kind of pain, i currently have a very strong infatuation with this female, the lyrics " Before i let you go,
    Give me just one more night, To show you just how i feel " to me it feels as though every night i talk to her i havent said enough to express how i feel, also "A different kind of pain
    Is someone there to hold you?
    Is someone there to take you away from me?" it is a different kind of pain, if i could ask the girl the question, is there someone there to hold you?, i would love to answer that question with "me", and the last part "Is someone there to take you away from me?" i dont want to see her with anyone else, i want her to be with me, i want to hold and kiss her, tell her how much she means to me, i know ill say it soon enough, i just wish it would be easier when she's not like other girls...
    in any case, this song has made me realize my true feelings for her and i need to let her know, otherwise ill be spending the rest of my life wondering what couldve been
    Cowheapon July 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI haft 2 agree with everybody...I was searching for Cold's stupid girl...and went 2 there site and A Diffrent Kind of Pain started playing...this song means alot 2 me because me and my mom went through some shit and i was forced 2 not see her...she doesnt do drugs or any of that kind of shit it was just something that happend in the wrong place at the wrong time...one more thing...Fuck the System...
    WickeD OnEon August 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti stopped listening to cold over the years.. same with the band staind, but when this cd had rereleased.. i was clueless it was even out.. so i got it from a friend.. and this song was the first to stick out. lasted did some research and watched the video.. this song is amazing, im sure its touched everyone slife just as muc as mine.. i then got the staind spider tattooed on my chest, and now i listen toi the, almost everyday.. to all those who have lost some one.. just like me.. im glad we have all found something to hold us here.
    necra88on August 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is one of the best. I agree with JR11 it's about feeling a different kind of pain that people can't understand when you lose someone in a relationship and can't imagine them being held by anyone else but you :(
    DOWNinAwholeon September 04, 2006   Link

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