"Novocaine for the Soul" is the first single released by American rock band, Eels. The track comes from their 1996 debut album, Beautiful Freak. "Novocaine for the Soul" was the first song that gave Eels international success, most notably in the UK, where it hit #10 in the UK Singles Chart in February 1997 and also hit #1 on the Modern Rock Tracks for two weeks in late 1996.
The song samples Fats Domino's 1961 US Top…
Life is hard
And so am I
You'd better give me something
So I don't die