Same As It Ever Was
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Studio album by House of Pain

Released

June 28, 1994

Recorded

September 1992 - August 1993

Studio

Image Recording Studios
(Hollywood, CA)

Genre

Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

Length

49:14

Label

Tommy Boy Records / Buzz Tone Entertainment

Producer

DJ Muggs (also exec.), DJ Lethal, Diamond D, Tha Baka Boyz

Same As It Ever Was is the second studio album by Irish-American Hip hop group House of Pain. It was released in June 28, 1994 under Tommy Boy Records and Buzz Tone Entertainment. The album is the follow up from their critically acclaimed self-titled debut House of Pain (album) released in 1992. Recording sessions were mostly taken place at Image Recording Studios in Hollywood, California from September 1992 to August 1993. The production on the album was handled by DJ Muggs, Diamond D, DJ Lethal and Tha Baka Boyz. It includes a guest appearance by Diamond D himself.

The album peaked at #12 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and on the Billboard 200. Same As It Ever Was was supported by the singles: "On Point", "Who's The Man?" and "It Ain't a Crime".

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. "Back From The Dead" - 3:32
  2. "I'm A Swing It" - 3:43
  3. "All That" - 1:26
  4. "On Point" - 3:48
  5. "Runnin' Up On Ya" - 3:17
  6. "Over There Shit" - 3:33
  7. "Word Is Bond" (feat. Diamond D) - 4:02
  8. "Keep It Comin'" - 3:43
  9. "Interlude" - 0:46
  10. "Same As It Ever Was" - 3:27
  11. "It Ain't A Crime" - 3:27
  12. "Where I'm From" - 4:01
  13. "Still Got A Lotta Love" - 2:53
  14. "Who's The Man?" - 4:03
  15. "On Point (Lethal Dose Remix)" - 3:33
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