Green Day:

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Talk about Green Day here.

I really love this band, perhaps because American Idiot was the first album I ever bought. Damn, I still love that album and every song in it.
2 Merlo2nd Oct 2011 11:47:46 PM from the masochist chamber
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I prefer Insomniac and Nimrod. I like American Idiot when it came out but nowadays it feels too... pretentious? Trying too hard? Something like that. I still like the lesser-known tracks off of it though, like Whatsername and Homecoming.
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3 0dd13rd Oct 2011 02:07:57 AM from Nowhere Land
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I'm cool with Green Day. I haven't heard too much, just their first album, a couple songs from that one album with a question mark on the front of it whose name I can't remember (it has "King for a Day" and "Good Riddance" on it, I believe), "Basket Case", American Idiot, and a few songs from 21st Century Breakdown. I like what I hear, though. My best friend is a huge, HUGE Green Day fanatic, though, but he's not a troper, so I don't know if that really contributes much to the discussion.

That being said, if I know anything about the internet and discussions that involve Green Day...well, here:

edited 3rd Oct '11 2:09:03 AM by 0dd1

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Proud Canadian
American Idiot is one of the few recent thigns that I've liked. Jesus of Suburbia is often, though it's sort of catered to what I normally like.

edited 3rd Oct '11 1:37:00 PM by Erock

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5 Merlo3rd Oct 2011 04:23:28 PM from the masochist chamber
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(it has "King for a Day" and "Good Riddance" on it, I believe)

That would be Nimrod. "Brain Stew"'s also on it, I like that one.

"Basket Case" is from Dookie.

Speaking of Dookie, "Longview"'s pretty great.
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6 BlixtySlycat3rd Oct 2011 06:20:42 PM from Driving the Rad Hazard
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I liked American Idiot but preferred the mashup version American Edit by Dean Grey, to the surprise of no one.
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Proud Canadian
I've head of that, actually. Probably ruined the flow of Jesus Suburbia.
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8 BlixtySlycat3rd Oct 2011 07:57:22 PM from Driving the Rad Hazard
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It's actually pretty much flat-out amazing. I say this as someone veeeeeeery rarely impressed by mashup albums that ain't by Girltalk.

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Proud Canadian
Mashed up with what?
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10 BlixtySlycat3rd Oct 2011 08:47:52 PM from Driving the Rad Hazard
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stuff.

multiple sources.
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11 MikeK4th Oct 2011 09:58:06 AM from planet earth , Relationship Status: watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
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I don't really listen to them much these days, but they were sort of formative to my music tastes early on: Dookie was one of the first albums I ever owned, and they were my Gateway Series to alternative rock and to a slightly lesser extent punk. Well, technically Punk-O-Rama and other cheap label samplers were my gateway to punk rock, but I wouldn't have started buying those if I wasn't also into Green Day at the time.
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Green Day is one of my favorite bands. Nimrod and American Idiot are my personal favorites of theirs.
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Mmm. Love Green Day. I own all their albums, but I'd say my favorites are Shenanigans and Kerplunk.
14 ithinkabouttrees29th Apr 2012 08:21:47 AM from A dark and damp place
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I love Green Day, they're actually my favorite band of all time.

But I'd like to bring up an argument that the Hatedom seems to love using, that they apparently "sold out." Well, did they really expect a band that's been together for over 20 years to do the same music for that long? I for one LOVE American Idiot, and think that it gets bashed on way too much.
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15 0dd129th Apr 2012 01:53:15 PM from Nowhere Land
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While this topic is still resurrected, they're releasing three albums over the autumn months this year. Uno, Dos, and Tres.
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16 Twentington29th Apr 2012 03:34:21 PM from Somewhere , Relationship Status: Desperate
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I remember seeing them on Letterman back when American Idiot was new. All I heard was SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM RAGE RANT PROFANITY RANT RANT SCREAM RANT.
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17 inane24229th Apr 2012 03:38:45 PM from A B-Movie Bildungsroman
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Never liked them much.
18 GigglesMcYummy30th Apr 2012 12:08:43 AM from Ohio , Relationship Status: Reincarnated romance
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Green Day is pretty awesome. I know a lot of people who really love punk music consider Green day way too poppy to be real punk rock, but either way their sound and lyrics have always attracted me. Like most, I prefer their older music, but i still own and enjoy American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown.
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19 DemonSharkKisame30th Apr 2012 12:24:43 AM from Garner, North Carolina , Relationship Status: Barbecuing
I actually got into Green Day thanks to American Idiot, but my favorite albums from them have to be 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours and Kerplunk. John Kiffmeyer must be kicking himself for not staying with them...

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20 0dd130th Apr 2012 12:31:12 AM from Nowhere Land
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Dude, 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours kicks ass.
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I love Kerplunk. Christie Road is my favorite.
22 GeekCodeRed11th Jul 2012 03:19:47 PM from City of the Damned , Relationship Status: I made a point to burn all of the photographs
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Green Day are my favorite, and I can't wait for the next three albums. I have all of them barring 1039 Smoothed Out Slappy Hours which is very hard to get here in Ireland.

As for songs, íViva La Gloria! is always a good one, and King For A Day always gets stuck in my head.

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23 0dd111th Jul 2012 04:07:30 PM from Nowhere Land
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So, now that this thread has been bumped back up, anyone else pumped for Uno!, Dos!, and Tre!?
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24 0dd115th Jul 2012 10:46:44 PM from Nowhere Land
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So, more or less 12 1/4 hours until their new single "Oh Love" premieres.
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They've made some catchy singles in their prime, but they sure have seemed to faded into producing bad acoustic ballads lately.

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