Step Up (Drowning Pool song)

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This article is about the Drowning Pool song. For the movie, see Step Up (film).
"Step Up"
Single by Drowning Pool
from the album The Punisher: The Album and Desensitized
Released June 22, 2004
Format CD
Recorded December 2003-March 2004
Genre Industrial metal, nu metal
Length 3:17
Label Wind-Up
Writer(s) Drowning Pool
Drowning Pool singles chronology
Step Up
Love and War

"Step Up" is a single by hard rock band Drowning Pool. It was originally released on The Punisher: The Album in March 2004 and appeared in the film's end credits. It was included on Drowning Pools second studio album, Desensitized, the following month. This served as the band's first single with new frontman Jason "Gong" Jones and introduced him to many fans.

A music video was produced for "Step Up" which largely focuses on the band living a luxurious lifestyle at a mansion poolside. It received significant airplay on Headbangers Ball upon release. Former Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody makes a cameo appearance in the video.

Aside from The Punisher soundtrack, "Step Up" was also used on the soundtrack of NFL Street 2.

Similar to the Desensitized album cover design, the "Step Up" single features porn star Jesse Jane.

"Step Up" was used as the main theme song for the World Wrestling Entertainment PPV WrestleMania XX.

"Step Up" is now the only song from "Desensitized" to still be played live by the band.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Step Up"
  2. "Walls"
  3. "Step Up (Radio Edit)"

Bonus CDS Content[edit]

  1. "Drowning Pool - in the studio & on the set" (Video)
  2. "Step Up" (Video)

Promo CD

All songs written and composed by Drowning Pool

No. Title Length
1. "Step Up" (Album Version) 3:23
2. "Walls"   3:32
3. "Step Up" (Radio Edit) 3:19


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