- Summary: Structured as a rock opera complete with 9-minute-plus songs and a somewhat complicated storyline, 'American Idiot' is the Berkeley punk band's first album in over four years.
- Record Label: Reprise
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
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|Don't wanna be an American idiot Don't want a nation under the new media And can you hear the sound of hysteria? The subliminal mind fuck...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
There's no economics, no race, hardly any compassion. Joe name-checks America as if his hometown of Berkeley was in the middle of it, then name-checks Jesus as if he's never met anyone who's attended church. And to lend his maunderings rock grandeur, he ties them together with devices that sunk under their own weight back when the Who invented them.
ChrisPOct 16, 2004Green Day's greatest album! I listened to it once and fell in love right away!
patcOct 3, 2004its got it all. great album.
dunnolostitMar 25, 2005a good album, compared to whats around today its fantastic. Greenday will definatly make an imprint in music history.
jackieOct 3, 2006billie joe is hot
Jul 6, 2011This is the definition of a perfect album. It covers a ton of genres without sounding convoluted or boring. If you love punk or classicThis is the definition of a perfect album. It covers a ton of genres without sounding convoluted or boring. If you love punk or classic rock, then you owe it to yourself to listen this album.… Expand
JamiePMar 3, 2006bloody brilliant album
PhillipRSep 24, 2004I was absolutely shocked and disgusted at how disappointing this album was, as this was recommended to me bya friend with normal good taste I was absolutely shocked and disgusted at how disappointing this album was, as this was recommended to me bya friend with normal good taste in music. … Expand
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