I liked
Having hurt
So send the pain below
Where I need it

You used to beg me
To take
Care of things
And smile at the thoughts
Of me failing

But long before
Having hurt
I'll send the pain below
I'll send the pain below

Much like suffocating
Much like suffocating
Much like suffocating (I'll send the pain below)
Much like suffocating (I'll send the pain below)

You used to run me away
All while laughing
Then cry about that fact
'Til my returns

But long before
Having hurt
I'll send the pain below
I'll send the pain below

Much like suffocating
Much like suffocating
Much like suffocating (I'll send the pain below)
Much like suffocating (I'll send the pain below)
Much like suffocating

I can't feel my chest (chest, chest)
Anymore
Drop down
'Cause I'm in
I can't feel my chest (chest, chest)
Drop down

I liked
Having hurt
So send the pain below
So send the pain below (much like suffocating) (I liked)
So send the pain below (much like suffocating) (having hurt)
So send the pain below (much like suffocating)
So send the pain below (much like suffocating)
So send the pain below


Lyrics submitted by BKirbs34

"Send the Pain Below" as written by Joseph Loeffler Samuel Loeffler

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +4
    General Comment God dammit, you people have no sense when it comes to the actual meaning of the song. Alright, this song is obviously about this guy's experience with one bitch of a girlfriend and how he put up with it incident after incident after incident. Until he finally dumps her and looks back at the experience saying "I liked being hurt", so he doesn't like being hurt anymore. And the suffocating was forcing himself to stay with her despite the she gave him.
    sandman18and5on April 08, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThis song is great. I like the way he says "much like suffocating". Awesome.
    APartOfMeDieson September 16, 2002   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationI think this song is about someone who has endured a painful, dark period in their life and the pain has cut so deep it's become suffocating. This song is them fighting back against the negative wave and instead using that pain and dark energy as a jumping off point, making it become almost cathartic & therapeutic.
    EternalTearsOfSorrowon February 12, 2018   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOk now that we've cleared up the fact that they're awesome and we can't wait to see them live how about we start talkign about what the song means?
    Darktosson March 16, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is good
    nouseforaname_123on April 19, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBasically this perfectly describes the process of going numb. "But long before having hurt, I'd send the pain below." This is the "grin and bear it" mentality as you "send the pain below." After having done this repeatedly..."much like suffocating," eventually leads to..."I can't feel my chest, drop down, because I am," until you are comfortably numb and reflect upon a time when you could feel, even if it hurt; "I liked having hurt." Their ability to so concisely express it is amazing! Great band!
    idgyon October 20, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe lines...

    You used to run me away while laughing
    Then cry about the fact till I returned

    ...they would have been the perfect voice-over for a relationship I was in a few months back. It was a constant on/off back-n-forth battle. Push & Pull... etc.

    Chevelle rules. I can't wait to see them live (again)
    Vacheon April 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere's an error in these lyrics. It should be ...

    I like having hurt

    instead of

    Hard lives have been hurt
    DumBruNeTte469on March 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThey are good christian men. The song rules.
    Thru7being7Coolon March 19, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHm...not much to say on the meaning of the song...I mean, you ask ppl to discuss the meaning, without giving your interpretation, I say...eat shit!

    Anyway...good song, stupid video...meaning...I mean, easy...even the person you think is closest to you, has the potentiality of being your worst enemy.

    I mean, we've all had a bastard girlfriend/boyfriend that left us...and made us feel that way...

    So I guess, all thats left to say, is that I think it means, that we should all drink our vitamins, stay in drugs, and don't do school!
    TheMaNamedAceon March 20, 2003   Link

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