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Riff: The White Buffalo – “House Of Pain”

Jan 15, 2013

And I didn’t write these pages and my script’s been rearranged/No there’s no one home in my house of pain

from House Of Pain lyrics by The White Buffalo

Transforming Faster Pussycat’s 80s hair-metal power ballad about an absent father into a stark acoustic Springsteen-esque number with an emphasis on the agony of incarceration, troubadour Jake Smith displays his storytelling abilities to devastating effect on another of Echols’ Death Row discs.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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