Brown (P.O.D. album)

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Studio album by P.O.D.
Released October 8, 1996
Recorded 1996
Genre Nu metal, rap metal
Length 49:18
Label Rescue
Producer P.O.D., Dennis Martinez, Noah Bernardo Sr.
P.O.D. chronology
Snuff the Punk
Payable on Death Live
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Cross Rhythms 9/10 stars[1]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars[2]

Brown is the second studio album by metal group P.O.D.. The album was released on Rescue Records. It was initially released on October 8, 1996, and sold out quickly. The original issue is considered a very desirable collectible by fans and has different artwork. It was remastered, remixed and re-released in 2000 by Diamante. Many fans prefer the chunkier sound of the original issue.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by P.O.D.

No. Title Length
1. "Intro" 0:47
2. "Know Me" 4:31
3. "Selah" 4:16
4. "Visions" 3:26
5. "Brown" 3:50
6. "One Day" 4:01
7. "Punks Rock" 1:44
8. "Breathe Babylon" (feat. Dirt) 5:02
9. "Funk Jam" 3:14
10. "Preach" 2:33
11. "Reggae Jam" 0:54
12. "Full Color" 6:18
13. "Seeking the Wise" (feat. Dirt) 4:34
14. "Live and Die" 3:25
15. "Outro" 0:43


  • Tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 15 have no lyrics listed in the CD booklet, even though most of the tracks actually have lyrics.
  • Track 1 contains a sample of the LL Cool J song "I Shot Ya" off the album Mr. Smith.
  • Track 5 contains a sample of the Boogie Down Productions song "My Philosophy" off the album By All Means Necessary.
  • Track 14 contains a sample of the N.W.A song 'Gangsta Gangsta': "And here's the plot, takin' niggas out with a flurry of buckshots" off the album Straight Outta Compton.
  • Track 15 samples the Eric B. & Rakim song "Eric B. Is President" off the album Paid in Full.
  • This album was commended in Alternative Press's list of being the top 10 most influential Hardcore Christian albums in a 2005 Issue also featuring Zao and Underoath on the cover.
  • A Special Edition version of the album was released in 2000 on an enhanced CD featuring a footage of P.O.D. performing "Breathe Babylon" and the music video for "Selah".

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Mike$ki - scratching
  • Dirt (from the Shadow of the Locust crew) - "Breathe Babylon" and "Seeking the Wise"