Strait Up

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Strait Up
Strait up.jpg
Studio album by Snot
Released November 7, 2000
Recorded 1998—2000
Length 50:17
Label Immortal
Producer Mike Doling, John "Tumor" Fahnestock, Jim Wirt
Snot chronology
Get Some
(1997)Get Some1997
Strait Up
Alternative cover
Snot Strait Up.jpg

Strait Up is the second studio album by the American nu metal band Snot, released on November 7, 2000. The album features appearances by various alternative metal musicians.[3][1] The album was released as a tribute to Snot's lead singer Lynn Strait, who was killed in a car accident on December 11, 1998.[3][4]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

The album peaked at #56 on the Billboard 200.[5] CMJ called the album "A vivid cross section of nu-metal styles."[2] Melody Maker gave the album 4 stars out of 5 and said that "The riffs are diamond hard and magnificently driven... the best of the band is found in their quieter moments."[6] It won a 2000 Metal Edge Readers' Choice Award for Hits/Compilation/Live Album of the Year.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Starlit Eyes" (featuring Serj Tankian of System of a Down) (2:58) (Fahnestock, Miller)
  2. "Take It Back" (featuring Jonathan Davis of Korn) (3:03) (Fahnestock)
  3. "I Know Where You're At" (featuring M.C.U.D. of Hed PE) (4:39) (Fahnestock, Doling)
  4. "Catch A Spirit" (featuring Max Cavalera of Soulfly) (3:55) (Fahnestock, Cavalera)
  5. "Until Next Time" (featuring Jason Sears of R.K.L.) (3:11) (Fahnestock, Sears, Strait)
  6. "Divided (An Argument for the Soul)" (featuring Brandon Boyd of Incubus) (3:46) (Fahnestock, Boyd)
  7. "Ozzy Speaks" (a spoken word track featuring Ozzy Osbourne) (0:16)
  8. "Angel's Son" (featuring Lajon Witherspoon, Clint Lowery, and Morgan Rose of Sevendust) (3:49) (Lowery, Witherspoon)
  9. "Forever" (featuring Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit) (2:55) (Fahnestock, Durst)
  10. "Funeral Flights" (featuring Dez Fafara of Coal Chamber) (2:59) (Fahnestock)
  11. "Requiem" (featuring Corey Taylor of Slipknot & Stone Sour) (3:36) (Fahnestock, Taylor)
  12. "Reaching Out" (featuring Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray & Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) (4:39) (Fahnestock, Crane, McGrath)
  13. "Absent" (one of only two completed tracks for Snot's unfinished second album (appears on Strangeland's soundtrack featuring backing vocals by Aimee Echo)) (5:30) (Strait)
  14. "Sad Air" (a spoken word track featuring Lynn Strait, with backing guitar by Snot guitarist Sonny Mayo) (2:11) (Mayo)
  15. "Strait Up" (a hidden track that is mixed by DJ Lethal) (5:58)


  1. ^ a b c Huey, Steve. "Review of Strait Up". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
  2. ^ a b 12/00, p. 70
  3. ^ a b Iannini, Tommaso (2003). "Snot". Nu metal (in Italian). Giunti. pp. 78–79. ISBN 88-09-03051-6. 
  4. ^ Jeffries, Vincent. "Biography of Snot". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Charts and awards for Strait Up". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
  6. ^ 11/21/00, p. 58
  7. ^ Metal Edge, June 2001