Straight Ahead (Pennywise album)

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Straight Ahead
Pennywise - Straight Ahead cover.jpg
Studio album by Pennywise
Released June 1, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999 at Stall #2
Redondo Beach, Calif.
Genre Punk rock, skate punk, melodic hardcore
Length 48:20
Label Epitaph
Producer Darian Rundall, Pennywise
Pennywise chronology
Full Circle
(1997)Full Circle1997
Straight Ahead
Live @ the Key Club
(2000)Live @ the Key Club2000
Singles from Straight Ahead
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 9.3/10 stars link

Straight Ahead is the fifth studio album by the American punk rock band Pennywise. It was released on June 1, 1999 and features the radio hit single "Alien". The album was released by Epitaph Records, their long-time record label.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Pennywise.

No. Title Length
1. "Greed" 3:15
2. "My Own Country" 2:36
3. "Can't Believe It" 1:57
4. "Victim of Reality" 2:28
5. "Might Be a Dream" 2:43
6. "Still Can Be Great" 2:52
7. "Straight Ahead" 2:41
8. "My Own Way" 2:52
9. "One Voice" 2:46
10. "Alien" 4:07
11. "Watch Me as I Fall" 2:10
12. "Just for You" 2:28
13. "Can't Take Anymore" 3:15
14. "American Dream" 2:57
15. "Need More" 2:56
16. "Never Know" 2:42
17. "Badge of Pride" 3:35
Total length: 48:20


The bonus track "Down Under" from the album´s Australian/New Zealand release is a cover of Men at Work´s same titled song and a tribute to the many Australian Pennywise fans.



  • Producer: Darian Rundall, Pennywise
  • Engineer: Darian Rundall
  • Mastering: Eddie Schreyer
  • Art direction: Jesse Fischer
  • Layout: Jesse Fischer
  • Cover illustrator: Dave Leamon



Billboard (North America) and the ARIA Charts (Australia).

Year Chart Position
1999 Billboard 200 62
1999 Top Canadian Albums 17
1999 Australian Albums Chart 8


Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1999 "Alien" Hot Modern Rock Tracks 36


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