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
Writer(s) Noah Bernardo, Marcos Curiel, Traa Daniels, Sonny Sandoval
Producer(s) Howard Benson
P.O.D. singles chronology
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 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.