|Studio album by|
|Released||September 11, 2001|
|Recorded||March — May 2001 at Bay 7 in Valley Village, California and Sparky Dark in Calabasas, California|
|Producer||Howard Benson, P.O.D.|
|Singles from Satellite|
|Jesus Freak Hideout|
|Los Angeles Times|
Satellite is the fourth studio album and the second major label release by the American Christian nu metal band P.O.D. The album was released on September 11, 2001, debuting at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart with over 133,000 copies sold. It spent five consecutive weeks in the Top 10 of that chart.
Nu metal is a subgenre of alternative metal that combines elements of heavy metal music with elements of other music genres such as hip hop, alternative rock, funk, industrial, and grunge. Nu metal bands have drawn elements and influences from a variety of musical styles, including multiple genres of heavy metal. Nu metal rarely features guitar solos; the genre is heavily syncopated and based on guitar riffs. Many nu metal guitarists use seven-string guitars that are down-tuned to play a heavier sound. DJs are occasionally featured in nu metal to provide instrumentation such as sampling, turntable scratching and electronic backgrounds. Vocal styles in nu metal include singing, rapping, screaming and growling. Nu metal is one of the key genres of the new wave of American heavy metal.
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It went on to sell over three million copies in the U.S., and over seven million worldwide, highest-selling album. Satellite was placed at No. 137 on the Billboard's top 200 albums of the decade (2000–2009). It was the 117th best-selling album of 2001 and the 26th best-selling album of 2002 in the United States.making it the band's
Satellite produced four singles with music videos; "Alive", "Youth of the Nation", "Boom", and title track, "Satellite".
"Alive" is a song by P.O.D.. It was released in July 2001 as the lead single from their second major label studio album Satellite. It is arguably the band's most popular song and serves as an anthem of celebrating God. The "Alive" CD single was first released in 2001 and then again in 2002 with alternative cover art and tracks. A semi-acoustic remix was included as a bonus track on the special edition re-release of Satellite available August 27, 2002.
"Youth of the Nation" is a song by American Christian metal band P.O.D. It was released in December 2001 as the second single to come from their second major label album, Satellite. It was inspired in part by the school shootings at Santana High School and Columbine High School. While Satellite contained numerous hit songs, "Youth of the Nation" was the band's only No. 1 hit on the Modern Rock chart and reached No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100, their only single to reach the top 40, and No. 6 on the Mainstream Rock chart. The song was included in "Weird Al" Yankovic's polka medley "Angry White Boy Polka" from his 2003 album Poodle Hat, despite lead singer Sonny Sandoval's mixed race background. It was also featured as downloadable content in the music video games Guitar Hero 5 and Rock Band 3.
"Boom" is a song by American rock band P.O.D. It was released in May 2002 as the third single from their second major label studio album Satellite. While it did not chart as well as the album's previous singles, the song has appeared significantly in film and television. "Boom " was included on the remix album Community Service and as a bonus track on the special edition re-release of Satellite available August 27, 2002. A limited edition, gatefold picture disc of the single was also available in the UK.
"Alive" was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance. Although not released as a single, "Portrait" was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 2003 Grammy Awards. "Youth of the Nation" also earned a nomination in 2003 for "Best Hard Rock Performance".
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All tracks written by Sonny Sandoval, Marcos Curiel, Traa Daniels, Wuv Bernardo, except where noted.
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|1.||"Set It Off"||4:16|
|4.||"Youth of the Nation"||4:19|
|7.||"Ridiculous" (featuring Eek-a-Mouse)||4:17|
|9.||"Guitarras de Amor"||1:14|
|10.||"Anything Right" (featuring Christian Lindskog)||4:17|
|13.||"Without Jah, Nothin" (featuring H.R.)||3:42|
|14.||"Thinking About Forever"||3:46|
|16.||"Critic" (from the maxi-single Satellite)|
|17.||"Murder One" (from the D.O.P.E. movie soundtrack)|
|18.||"Whatever It Takes" (originally featured in the movie Any Given Sunday , this was a bonus track on European releases)||4:02|
|19.||"Rock the Party (RTP remix)" (bonus track included on Japanese releases)||3:58|
|20.||"School of Hard Knocks"|
|Re-released bonus tracks|
|20.||"Alive" (semi-acoustic remix)|
|21.||"Youth of the Nation" (Conjure One remix)|
|22.||"Boom" (The Crystal Method remix)|
|Limited Edition Bonus DVD|
|23.||"Set It Off (Live)"||4:42|
|24.||"Without Jah, Nothin'"||2:47|
|25.||"Youth of the Nation (Live)"||4:18|
|27.||"Into the Satellite (Behind the Scenes)"||Documentary - 6:25|
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