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All Music Guide - Greg Prato
With their cult following growing, Morphine expanded their audience even further with their exceptional 1994 sophomore effort, Cure for Pain. Whereas their debut, Good, was intriguing yet not entirely consistent, Cure for Pain more than delivered. The songwriting was stronger and more succinct this time around, while new drummer Billy Conway made his recording debut with the trio replacing Jerome Deupree. Like the debut, most of the material shifts between depressed and upbeat, with a few cacophonic rockers thrown in between. Such selections as "Buena," "I'm Free Now," "All Wrong," "Candy," "Thursday," "In Spite of Me" one of the few tracks to contain six-string guitar, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
With their cult following growing, Morphine expanded their audience even further with their exceptional 1994 sophomore effort, Cure for Pain. Whereas their debut, Good, was intriguing yet not entirely consistent, Cure for Pain more than delivered. The songwriting was stronger and more succinct this time around, while new drummer Billy Conway made his recording debut with the trio replacing Jerome Deupree. Like the debut, most of the material shifts between depressed and upbeat, with a few cacophonic rockers thrown in between. Such selections as "Buena," "I'm Free Now," "All Wrong," "Candy," "Thursday," "In Spite of Me" one of the few tracks to contain six-string guitar, "Let's Take a Trip Together," "Sheila," and the title track are all certifiable Morphine classics. And again, Mark Sandman's two-string slide bass and Dana Colley's sax work help create impressive atmospherics throughout the album. Cure for Pain was unquestionably one of the best and most cutting-edge rock releases of the '90s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/1993
  • Label: Rykodisc
  • UPC: 014431026225
  • Catalog Number: 10262
  • Sales rank: 22,372

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dawna (0:44)
  2. 2 Buena (3:19)
  3. 3 I'm Free Now (3:24)
  4. 4 All Wrong (3:40)
  5. 5 Candy (3:14)
  6. 6 A Head with Wings (3:39)
  7. 7 In Spite of Me (2:34)
  8. 8 Thursday (3:26)
  9. 9 Cure for Pain (3:13)
  10. 10 Mary Won't You Call My Name? (2:29)
  11. 11 Let's Take a Trip Together (2:59)
  12. 12 Sheila (2:49)
  13. 13 Miles Davis' Funeral (1:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Morphine Primary Artist
Dana Colley Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Background Vocals
Billy Conway Drums
Jerry Deupree Drums
Mark Sandman Organ, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, Tritar
Ken Winokur Percussion
Jim Ryan Mandolin
Technical Credits
Morphine Arranger
Paul Q. Kolderie Producer
Mark Sandman Composer, Producer, Engineer, Contributor
Steve Polsom Engineer
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