POD (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from POD (Song))
Jump to: navigation, search
Tenacious D POD single.jpg
Single by Tenacious D
from the album The Pick of Destiny
Released October 30, 2006
Format CD single, 7" vinyl
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock, comedy rock
Length 2:32
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Jack Black, Kyle Gass
Producer(s) John King
Tenacious D singles chronology
"Rise of the Fenix"
"Rise of the Fenix"
The Pick of Destiny track listing
"Beelzeboss (The Final Showdown)"
"The Metal"
Audio sample

"POD" (also known as "The Pick of Destiny") is a song by American rock band Tenacious D, featured on their 2006 second album The Pick of Destiny. Written by Jack Black and Kyle Gass, the song was released as the lead single from the album on October 30, 2006.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "POD" was directed by Liam Lynch, produced by Grant Jue, of the Oil Factory production company and edited by David Rennie and Liam Lynch. Robert Brinkmann was the director of photography.[1] In the video, Jack and Kyle go to a movie theatre to watch Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, but wind up disturbing the audience with their antics to the point where they are forcibly thrown out of their own movie. The version seen on TV is slightly different from the one found on the DVD. Instead of "fuckin' insane," the lyric is changed to "freakin' insane" and "flippin' insane" and "completely profane." When Jack Black is kicked out of the movie theater, he tells a man to "sniff on my booty"; on the DVD Jack Black asks a man to "suck on my boney."

Formats and track listing[edit]

CD single (Epic Records #88697029612)
  1. "POD" – 2:32
  2. "Master Exploder"– 2:24
  3. "Training Medley"– 1:11
  4. "Pick of Destiny" (video)
7" single (Epic Records #88697030227)
  1. "POD"
  2. "Kong"
Promotional CD (Epic Records #88697007462)
  1. "POD" (Clean version) – 2:40
  2. "POD" (Album version) – 2:32

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 20
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 24
US Hot 100 (Billboard)[4] 78