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  • Summary: The final album in the ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! trilogy for the punk rock band.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 19
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  1. 83
    Green Day's third disc in three months lets their tightly wound hooks decompress, delivering stadium-worthy three-chord nods to various ghosts of rock past, from Otis Redding to Baba O'Riley.
  2. Dec 6, 2012
    80
    ¡Tré! picks up where its predecessor, ¡Dos!, left off.
  3. Dec 12, 2012
    70
    Green Day still sounds best when it's confused, angry, and playing with abandon.
  4. This is Green Day doing what Green Day have always done.
  5. Dec 11, 2012
    58
    ¡Tre! succeeds most as an exercise in influence-dropping and self-recycling, with a glimmer of inspiration here and there.
  6. Dec 11, 2012
    50
    I wish I could close the book on ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré! with a more favorable assessment than a resounding, Eh, it was ok.
  7. Dec 21, 2012
    40
    ¡Tré! offers a few ballads, swelling string-laden anthems and even a six-minute medley à la American Idiot--styles that once represented a new aesthetic for the band but now sound forced and exhausted.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 35
  2. Negative: 5 out of 35
  1. Dec 11, 2012
    10
    By far the best album off the trilogy. It even beats out 21st Century Breakdown. All the songs connect instantly, and there's no fillerBy far the best album off the trilogy. It even beats out 21st Century Breakdown. All the songs connect instantly, and there's no filler ANYWHERE on the album. There are some mad fills by Tre Cool, crazy bass solos by Dirnt (Cue the spectacular 7 minute long 'Dirty Rotten Bastards'), and some pretty badass guitar work from both Billie Joe and Jason White. Also, Armstrong's vocals never fail to impress. Even Mike Dirnt's! Yup, he has a 10 second lead vocal stint on 'Sex, Drugs and Violence.' This album is a complete package, with a political song that recalls their '04 and '05 albums, and the mellower opening and closing tracks of the album, both of which are driven by piano and violins. Best album I've heard in a long time.
    Tracks to listen to: Dirty Rotten Bastards; X-Kid; Sex, Drugs and Violence; Little Boy Named Train; Brutal Love.
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  2. Oct 17, 2016
    10
    ....................................................................................................Great album!!!!! Underrated for critics....................................................................................................Great album!!!!! Underrated for critics Highlights are Missing You, X-Kid, Walk Away, 99 Revolutions, 8th Avenue Serenade, Sex Drugs & Violence Expand
  3. Dec 13, 2012
    9
    It's better then Dos!, Some song like Dirty Rotten Bastards, X-Kid and 99 Revolutions keep the original Green Day style, but other songs it'sIt's better then Dos!, Some song like Dirty Rotten Bastards, X-Kid and 99 Revolutions keep the original Green Day style, but other songs it's so disappointing....The trilogy it's not what I expected....Now we just wait for the next proposal of this band in the future, and check this like a lesson to learn Expand
  4. Aug 30, 2013
    7
    ¡Tré! is the third instalment in Green Day's ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! trilogy and it is a satisfying end to a satisfying set of albums. With these¡Tré! is the third instalment in Green Day's ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! trilogy and it is a satisfying end to a satisfying set of albums. With these three albums Green Day have ditched the rock opera themes of their past to albums and went back to basics. ¡Uno! offered us a with a simple but effective pop-punk record which brings us back to the days of Dookie, ¡Dos! had a more garage-rock feel to it with songs appropriate for a party. ¡Tré! begins with opener "Brutal Love", one of the best songs on the trilogy and is definitely the standout track from the album. This is followed by the more pop-punk songs "Missing You" and '8th Avenue Serenade" both of which are very good. "X-kid" is a beautiful song about a fallen commrade with a very catchy riff. The penultimate song, "Dirty Rotten Bastards" sounds like a throw back to "Jesus of Suburbia" from "American Idiot". It may not be as good as said song but it is still an effective and catchy tune. However, the album isn't all good. Songs like "Sex, Drugs and Violence" and lead single "The Forgotten" are more filler than killer and the former is one of the worst songs Green Day have ever recorded. ¡Tré! is a simple album with some good songs. It is not an essential purchase but it sure is a hell of a lot of fun. Expand
  5. Jul 18, 2013
    6
    I'm sorry to say that these three albums are exactly what I feared they would be: 75% filler.
    It seems like they could have saved their
    I'm sorry to say that these three albums are exactly what I feared they would be: 75% filler.
    It seems like they could have saved their fans a lot of time, anticipation and money by picking out the best 4 songs from each of them to make one good album instead of 3 mediocre albums.
    There are a few gems in there that are worth downloading but for the most part the songs all follow a simple generic formula that isn't really bad but gets very stale after you hear it 20+ times.
    The whole 3- album gimmick just seems like a really sly way of getting people to fork over more cash.
    My advice would be to listen to the albums online first. Pick your favourites and then download them individually. You'll end up with about 10-12 songs that are worth having and the rest of it will fade from your memory as quickly as it arrived
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  6. Dec 25, 2012
    5
    As you seen, it's the worst idea a group of musicians can have to make 3 album ins 6 months. Uno was a 5/10, Dos a 4/10 and Tre is a littleAs you seen, it's the worst idea a group of musicians can have to make 3 album ins 6 months. Uno was a 5/10, Dos a 4/10 and Tre is a little bit better and gets a 5/10. '8th Avenue Serenade' and 'Drama Queen' are pretty nice and those two made me hope for something better than the two CDs before. After all, Tre! consists out ouf 12 songs without sense in their lyrics, that all sound the same. The same simple guitar riffs and the same stupid drum rhythm. Billie Joe Armstrong does some decent voice experiments that work and some lyrics like "Did you win or maybe did you lose? Now you're going to lick your wounds anyway" in Walk Away make you listen closer to the elswhere dull songs. So Tre! is a tiny step better than both other albums of the trilogy, but that doesn't really matter because it's also a disapointing release from a very talented band. Expand
  7. Oct 4, 2016
    0
    Wow guys look at that, they now how to count in spanish, that's so cultural!! 10/10!!

    I really don't know what's going on with this band
    Wow guys look at that, they now how to count in spanish, that's so cultural!! 10/10!!

    I really don't know what's going on with this band that delivered to us Dookie a long time ago.
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