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This Is Gonna Hurt
Background information
Artist Hoobastank
Genre Post-grunge
Alternative metal
Album Fight or Flight
Length 3:50
Released May 3, 2012 (2012-05-03)
Recorded 2012
Label Open E Entertainment
Format Digital download
Writer Jesse Charland, Dan Estrin, Chris Hesse, Doug Robb
Producer Gavin Brown
Last single "The Letter"
This single "This Is Gonna Hurt"
Next single "Can You Save Me?"

"This Is Gonna Hurt" is the first single from Hoobastank's album Fight or Flight, released on May 3, 2012. According to lead vocalist Doug Robb, the song is about the ending of a romantic relationship.[1]


Chart (2012) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 28
Japan Hot 100 79