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Green Day

American Idiot

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American Idiot is the seventh studio album by the American punk rock band Green Day. It was released on September 21, 2004 through Reprise Records and was produced by longterm collaborator Rob Cavallo. In mid-2003, the band began recording songs for an album titled Cigarettes and Valentines. However, the master tracks were stolen and the band decided to start over rather than re-record Cigarettes and Valentines. They decided to produce a rock opera, inspired by the work of The Who and numerous musicals. It follows the life of “Jesus of Suburbia”, a sort of anti-hero created by Billie Joe Armstrong. Following early recording at Oakland, California’s Studio 880, the band finished the album in Los Angeles. The album achieved popularity worldwide, charting in 26 countries and reaching... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Where everything isn't meant to be okay ... Television dreams of tomorrow ... For that's enough to argue

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Popular in Punk Rock (See Charts): London Calling, Basket Case, Anarchy In The UK, Jesus Of Suburbia, Man Overboard, Rock 'n' Roll High School, The Decline, Touchdown Boy, Roots Radicals, and New Rose.

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