Push It (Static-X song)

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"Push It"
Push It.jpg
Single by Static-X
from the album Wisconsin Death Trip
ReleasedJune 10, 1999
FormatCD
Genre
Length2:34
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Static-X singles chronology
"Push It"
(1999)
"I'm with Stupid"
(2000)

"Push It" is the first single from the industrial metal band Static-X's first album, Wisconsin Death Trip. "Push It" is one of Static-X's best known and most popular songs. Also is credited, along with "I'm with Stupid", for making Wisconsin Death Trip Static-X's best-selling album. The song is a combination of most effects of the industrial metal genre along with the band's self-described "evil disco".

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Push It" was directed by Mick Olszewski and introduces shots of clay animation creatures similar to those found in Tool videos, interspersed with the band performing.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999/2000) Peak position
US Sales[3] 57
US Main. Rock[4] 20
US Alt.[5] 36

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Push It" - 2:35
  2. "Bled for Days (Live)" - 4:09
  3. "Push It (JB's Death Trance Mix)" - 3:32
  4. "Down (Previously Unreleased)" - 3:14
  5. "Push It (Mephisto Odyssey Crucified Dub Mix)" - 6:10

Trivia[edit]

  • A remixed version of the song was used for the intro of the 2000 PlayStation game "Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes" by 3D Realms.
  • The song was released as downloadable content for the Rock Band video game series on October 7, 2008.
  • The song was used as background music in a motorcycle scene in the 2004 movie Torque and a skateboarding scene in 2000's 2ge+her.
  • The song was used in the 2000 PlayStation skateboarding simulator game "Street Sk8er 2".
  • The song was exclusively featured on the soundtrack and used for the third end credits of horror, thriller & comedy in the 1999 film Idle Hands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paolo Gregoletto: Nu-Metal - Revered or Reviled? The Top Ten". All Axess. (January 5th, 2015). Retrieved on September 23rd, 2015
  2. ^ "30 Best Nu Metal Songs, Ranked". Spin Magazine.
  3. ^ "Static-X – Chart History: Hot Singles Sales". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 1, 2017.
  4. ^ "Static-X – Chart History: Mainstream Rock Tracks". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 1, 2017.
  5. ^ "Static-X – Chart History: Alternative Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 1, 2017.