Take the Strain Song Lyrics

Napalm Death


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Shane Thomas Embury
album: Track 9 in album Diatribes
release date: 1995
popularity : 43 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Grindcore/Death Metal
length: 4:11

Album Information

label: Earache Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5018615114123
script: Latin

Cover Art

Napalm Death Diatribes cover art


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Take the strain! Can you take it?
Take the strain! Or even fake it?
Take the strain! Aren't we lucky
Take the strain! to be breathing?

Take the strain!
Are you the man in the next bed
Without the tubes, without the life support?
Maybe the man whose pockets weigh you down/

Take the strain! Do you wear strife
Take the strain! like a clown?
Take the strain! Forgiveness
Take the strain! with a frown!


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Greed Killing
  • 2 Glimpse Into Genocide
  • 3 Ripe for the Breaking
  • 4 Cursed to Crawl
  • 5 Cold Forgiveness
  • 6 My Own Worst Enemy
  • 7 Just Rewards
  • 8 Dogma
  • 9 Take the Strain
  • 10 Diatribes
  • 11 Placate, Sedate, Eradicate
  • 12 Corrosive Elements