Southtown (song)

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Single by P.O.D.
from the album The Fundamental Elements of Southtown
Released February 2000 (rock radio)
Format CD single
Recorded February–April 1999
Length 4:08
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s) Noah Bernardo, Marcos Curiel, Traa Daniels, Sonny Sandoval
Producer(s) Howard Benson
P.O.D. singles chronology
"Rock the Party (Off the Hook)"
"Rock the Party (Off the Hook)"

"Southtown" is a song by the rock band P.O.D.. It was released in February 2000 as a single from the band's major label debut album, The Fundamental Elements of Southtown. An earlier version of the song originally appeared on The Warriors EP.[1]

Music video[edit]

The song's music video was directed by Marcos Siega and photographed by cinematographer Steve Gainer ASC ASK. It features the band performing amongst a crowd.[2]

Track listing[edit]

US promo single
No. Title Length
1. "Southtown" 4:07
2. "Southtown" (intro edit) 3:33
German promo single
No. Title Length
1. "Southtown" (album version) 4:07

Chart and sales[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[3] 31
U.S. Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks[4] 28


The song was covered by American metalcore band the Ghost Inside for the 2014 cover compilation album Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2.[5]


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "The Warriors - P.O.D." AllMusic. Retrieved October 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "P.O.D. - Southtown (Video shot to LP version)". YouTube. Retrieved October 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ "P.O.D. > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  4. ^ "P.O.D. Album & Song Chart History: Alternative Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  5. ^ "Fearless Records Reveal 'Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2' Tracklisting - News". Rock Sound. February 6, 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2015.