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Old 07-05-2005, 06:23 PM   #1
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Green Day American Idiot appriciation thread.

Am I the only person that thinks American Idiot is one of the best cd's of the last 2 or 3 years? Maybe its just because i'm another angry 15 year old.
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Old 07-05-2005, 06:30 PM   #2
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16, here...don't know how to describe it but not really your avergage 'angry rebelling' teenager and am told I'm a bit eccentric...however, 'American Idiot' is superb. Excellently produced as well!
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I got into music pretty early on, about 2nd or 3rd grade and my first ever tape casette I mustve convinced my grandma to buy me was Green Day's Dookie...it sounded so brilliant at that time, classic, timeless now it just sounds like plain ol' dookie. It's funny how I still remember listening to it all the time over and over and even though it's been years and years since I heard it i'm sure i would still know the songs word by word.

Personally, I just dont buy their whole politcal thing, so many other punk bands do this already. i guess its good that they finally got over their poop/masturbation themes, but going en route of 'bush sucks' when everyone is already doing that just seems more watered down punk.
I guess, though, they are as punk as you can get on mtv.

but yeah, dookie sounded like a million bucks in that rusty tape player... 2 years later i bought my first cd ever..the brand spankin new album by a band called Oasis which then I hadn't hear of but was compelled by the cover....but that's a different story. Back to you jr62
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yeah Green Day was my first self discovered band. And Dookie was the first GD album i bought. It sounded great 2 yrs. ago when i first heard it. But i must agree Oasis freaking rocks too.
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i am remembering my bad taste back in elementary
99% of them were bad
few exceptions oasis, red hot chili peppers, the police, the clash, rolling stones

the rest was all crap or at least stuff i dont listen to and dont care to listen to anymore ..311, sublime, everclear, green day, blink 182, nirvana, smashing pumpkins, bush,
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Yeah I wouldnt say i have a terrible taste U2, Oasis, radiohead, RHCP,Coldplay etc. Idk Green Day does appeal to me a lot right now. Maybe just cause of my age.
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This album is surprisingly good once you get past the title track
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I liked Green Day when I was ten.
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hahahaha ^ best post ever
i liekd them when i was 7 or 8
and still ashamed of it
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Quote:
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I liked Green Day when I was ten.
Give me some props i'm the only kid in a class of 800 who is a U2 fan.. I'm aloud to have guilty pleasures lol.
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The song 'American Idiot' single handedly ended any chance I was going to give the new album.
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seriously, it doesn't have to be a guilty pleasure.
it's a good album
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i agree even though most of the singles with the exception of Holiday and Wake me up when september ends suck.
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im 14 and i think its the best album to come out since 2001 easily
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Well, I'm not a teenager, but it was easily one of the best albums released last year.
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