Long Island experimentalists Car Bomb are no strangers to the power of Gojira, frontman Joe Duplantier actually produced Car Bomb’s latest album Meta.How’s that for some metal cred? The first single from. Life’s a bitch. The new track from Father Of All… contains a sample of a Joan Jett cover, and Green Day were not fond of one of the song’s problematic writers, Gary Glitter. ... and this is the 'heaviest' example) Others: Kevin Ayers and the Whole World - … trilogy is proof that even when Green Day try hard to be stripped down and simple, they sometimes write a monster of an epic tune. If you just read the words to this song, one would come to your head that isn’t even referenced lyrically: Brat. Now listen and enjoy the brief a cappella intro. What a powerful, introspective power ballad. Insomniac always felt like the heaviest, grittiest, more aggressive version of Green Day and I loved it. "Hitchin' a Ride" (1997) "Hitchin' a Ride" is about stopping drinking and then failing to stay on that … Read on, dear reader. Green Day brought back their politics post-. “Oh Yeah!” is the first Green Day single to be listed in this article. The six trilogy ends here: It should be mentioned that Green Day are one of the tightest live bands on the planet, and this song exemplifies said opinion. , and it features Lady Cobra, who gets her own song named after her a few mentions later. Do it. To Dumb To Die and Horseshoes & Handgrenades also. If you take nothing else from this article, please revisit. Stop flattering yourself if you think you can write a more unconventional yet catchy chorus like this one. about masturbation took over every middle school and high school in 1994 and still managed to do so every subsequent year since. This song sets the background for the storyline, but contains no actual plot. The very last of the triple-digit GD tracks ranked here truly puts the person over the product. Green Day They’ve been together for over two decades, and show no signs of slowing down. Green Day’s first hit single not about masturbation took over every middle school and high school in 1994 and still managed to do so every subsequent year since. Get your fix with the first song mentioned from Green Day’s newest LP. It only takes two minutes and seven seconds for Green Day’s listeners to feel forever lapsed in a perfect time. Yeah this is probably their most out of character song, or heaviest. Yeah this is probably their most out of character song, or heaviest. A lot of times, the punk community is lumped in with the word “reject.” This song is a winner. The short “Lady Cobra” intentionally comes right before the longer “Nightlife,” but we actually like it a bit more. But it eventually grew on us, and now we can listen for hours and hours. “Forever Now” is Green Day’s mini-opera on Revolution Radio, and all of its three sections rock. The longest song on ¡Dos! “Ashley” gets straight to the point one millisecond in. “I Was There” may be the catchiest song on, . “Brutal Love” is the highest-ranking song from Green Day’s numeric trilogy here. 2 from No. That’s not an understatement or exaggeration. We’d love to see Green Day open a three-hour set with this short tune that truly introduced 21st Century Breakdown in such a solid manner. What a cheap trick. We can hear you whining. 2. Get ready to set sail with the first track mentioned from Warning, Green Day’s most “adult” effort. This begins the segment where we list two Insomniac tracks back to back. Little Richard should be proud of this violent number. We live in troubled times. There will never be a drought at the fountain of youth as long as new listeners discover this song. It would cure the lump down our throats. This list includes songs from studio albums, compilation albums and singles, along with covers and known unreleased tracks. It would make our millennium. With all that going on, you’d be forgiven for letting a few new tracks slip under your radar. One question for you: Who does No. The punkiest song the Beatles never wrote. is off to a not-so-happy start with this uncontrollable ditty. We’re on a mission to raise awareness to save “Castaway” and be reverential toward, The second sixth track comes from the album. If the trilogy was condensed to one record containing only 12 songs, this one would definitely be on it. Our second entry is the first song mentioned from ¡Dos!, and it features Lady Cobra, who gets her own song named after her a few mentions later. God, it's awkward. For much of the band's career, they have been a trio with drummer Tré Cool, who replaced John Kiffmeyer in 1990 prior to the recording of the band's second studio album, Kerplunk (1991). 3 discusses the first time the protagonist told you he loved you at the bus station. If you’re stuck in a rut, listen to track six from Insomniac. does not paint its protagonist well, but it’s brutally honest in a great way. tracks: Our hearts are in panic deciding whether we’re wilder for the “One” or “Tonight.” Clocking in at 4:20 (fitting for Green Day), we’re going with this one first. Green Day stabbed your mouth with their original version of an Everly Brothers song, and we’re still as afraid as we were in 1994. We’re not kidding. a warning, but this one has a positive message. Jared from Elkton, Md I heard that the title came from the movie Juno. Don’t even try to write a retort. Hey! Making a killing. 4/5 2. If you’re stuck in a rut, listen to track six from, No. 2004 and 2020 have more commonalities than you may think. If you ever wanted to hear a combination of Green Day side project Foxboro Hot Tubs and various forms of injectable testosterone, check this banger out. We have no idea where it is, but we’d go anywhere Armstrong would tell us to go. After their trilogy series, Green Day returned to form with a bang bang with the first single off Revolution Radio. Obsessed fans love Green Day side projects such as the Network and Foxboro Hot Tubs, but the Longshot is my favorite by far. Chord. 2. Their heavier music is my favorite, but for some reason I just don't like Take Back. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Green Day - Greatest Hits at Discogs. 3 discusses the first time the protagonist told you he loved you at the bus station. We’re screaming out loud that this was the fifth and final one from. Key. Green Day closed their debut album with “The Judge’s Daughter,” which ended with the line, “I think I’m gonna pop.” The band got their wish a few years later. Green Day are all grown up and medicated on, ’s opening track. Green Day wrote one of the more lyrically mature songs of their entire catalog before their members left their teenage years. Green Day Song list. Don’t even try to write a retort. The short break five seconds into this song still stops our hearts. We have a sentimental illness for this track, which contains a Santa Claus shout-out. Since this album is so long, it may have taken you a while to see the light in this powerful closing track. The brutality of reality made this album (and song) often overlooked. Are you ready? Say what? The. We mention which track should’ve closed the trilogy later in this piece, but we truly wish this short demo-y song opened it. Plus, it’s really cool. Overthrow the effigy and make your own list if you disagree with this ranking. This song is a shorter version of “Homecoming” (keep reading this article—you’ll see it later), but it definitely was beat into the hearts of Green Day fanatics. Bomb away: The dark lord loves 666. This track is the final song on the original version of Kerplunk!, and we wish the reissued version still ended with it. We hope this list catalyzes GD to play a non-scattered version of this song live. ‘Basket Case’ For some, this remains Green Day’s most important song. Who would’ve thought that a “Sieg Heil” reference would make us so happy? The tune truly sounds like. You’re welcome. It’s fucking badass that this band fucking closed their fucking major-label debut with a fucking song called “Fuck Off And Die.” Sorry, Karen. All three band members wrote a separate section of this magnificent musical opera, but Tré’s endearing bit is definitely a highlight. Distorted vocal verses + anarchistic yet vivid lyrics + the outro from hell = Green Day’s. 2 work for? Legalize the truth. Other songs like that, or at least close are Platypus (I Hate You), most of Insomniac (Geek Stink Breath, Stuck With Me, Panic Song, Jaded), Reject, and I'd throw American Idiot and Bang Bang in there as well. The band’s knack for combining melodies that would fit in with a, type family film with lyrics that would resonate in the twisted world of, 80 = Adrienne (Armstrong’s wife)… we’re quite happy that we start our, Speaking of firsts, the band proved that they did, have a knack for fucking everything up with the first song mentioned here from, . Fun fact: This song was written for a movie. The chorus of this early song sounds like an unconventional key change in the best way, but hey, the band members were likely 16 when they wrote “16.” We wish our youth would forever last. You’re a suicide makeover. We’re so glad that Green Day is always there to tell us that it’s going to be OK. trilogy is proof that even when Green Day try hard to be stripped down and simple, they sometimes write a monster of an epic tune. We’re not fucking around! Break. Green Day got pretty dark here, and this song definitely would’ve been canceled if it had come out this year. We live in troubled times. We definitely don’t walk a lonely road alone on that thought. We’re glad this 1950s-esque song wasn’t out when we discovered Green Day in 1994. It’s just English, math and science. We know every reader was truly worried that we’d forget about the rock, but stop yelling at brick walls. “LNOE” proved that GD could write better songs than you (and every band) in any genre that they chose to. We wanna get inside of you like a garage. Acceptance. You have Google: We can’t use such unChristian language here. Green Day are never running out of gas, and they seem like nice guys. Warning: Armstrong doesn’t need to talk about the Replacements anymore. Or come together like a foot on a shoe. No one expected Green Day to write a powerful song about the late, The hardest rocker from the band’s softest album was years ahead of, Green Day waited for their first release after, to write another song with “Waiting” in its title. Brutal. Speaking of firsts, the band proved that they did not have a knack for fucking everything up with the first song mentioned here from Insomniac. Brain surgery has never been catchier. Listen to this song right now and then immediately listen to “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” (don’t worry, it’s mentioned, No. We’re screaming out loud that this was the fifth and final one from Dookie, but we happily cry on the inside that the band still play “She” regularly live. Dirnt wrote the most butchered bassline that we’ve ever heard at Guitar Center. Agreed. Dookie’s version ranks higher than Kerplunk!’s by a nose. is off to a not-so-happy start with this uncontrollable ditty. On a technical note, there’s a guitar solo in this song. 2 from No. OK, we’ll shout: Horns + Fun + Permanent Live Staple = Royalty. (more on that underrated gem of a record later) proves that the swelling never really lasts. Since the band just put out their 13th studio release last month, we found it fitting to rank all 170 album tracks with Green Day super-fan Tom Kunzman of the band 18th & Addison. To me, it’s something: Armstrong’s storytelling ability deserves more recognition, and “Having A Blast” always brings me back to another time. It all keeps adding up. The longest song on the entire ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré! Green Day get violent in a saccharine way on the first song mentioned from. came out and millions of middle schoolers like us clamored for older songs. And what exactly was the westbound sign saying? is better than the highest-ranked song in your favorite band’s catalog. We’ll be honest: We didn’t (oh) love this song when we first heard it. Green Day brought back their politics post-American Idiot on Revolution Radio as a new nimrod was about to take over the country in 2016. Overthrow the effigy and make your own list if you disagree with this ranking. Fun opinion: It’s a stellar and emotional closing track to Revolution Radio. Paul McCartney would be proud. Ask us again: we’ll tell you the same. 77. On a brighter note, the guitar solo that echoes the song’s melody reminds us of the fictional Weezer (not the “real” Weezer) in the band’s “Buddy Holly” video. “Fell For You” has the privilege of being part of both the Green Day and Longshot families. If you want Green Day to continue making identical songs to the ones that they recorded in the ’90s, you’re hanging on to a dream that’s too dumb to die. That we just can define. This song would’ve fit in quite nicely with the Broadway musical version of. Lights out. “Words I Might Have Ate” had such a heavy acoustic and harmony presence throughout the entire two minutes and 30 seconds—it makes for something real. We’d love for Armstrong to sing us a lullaby. *in best Hank Moody voice* MOTHERFUCKERS! Before you start a war with us for ranking this Green Day song you likely haven’t heard before so high, let us be the “Peacemaker”: Listen to it now. A few self-imposed rules before you read further: There are no bonus tracks, B-sides, singles from greatest-hits albums (“Maria” would’ve been in the Top 10), reissued album tracks, demos or covers on this comprehensive list. The following is a list of songs recorded by the American punk rock band Green Day.Since their first single in 1989, the band has gone on to release over 200 songs. “Idiot” and “Eulogy” have the same amount of syllables, but that’s about as much in common that these two American numbers have. Enjoy the most Warning track on the indescribable Nimrod by yourself at your leisure. Also, we can’t think of a better drinking song in the band’s entire catalog. GTFO if you disagree. We’ve got a fever for a believer. This song just makes us happy. Green Day are all grown up and medicated on Revolution Radio’s opening track. Press J to jump to the feed. Thank God it was just an experiment. Watch the official video from Green Day's first single from ¡Uno! Listen to this song right now and then immediately listen to “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” (don’t worry, it’s mentioned much later). Fast forward the track to the 1:11 point if you ever wanted to hear what Billie Joe Armstrong sounds like after drinking a sip of Coca-Cola straight from the bottle. Clever lyrics. Gonna build it up just to burn it down. tl;dr: Basket Case from Dookie. Green Day have truly been titans of the music world for decades. 3. Without a doubt, this is Green Day’s most unusual single. Kick-ass song! The standout track from the band’s newest LP, Green Day proved to the world that they can still light a fire under your ass. This is the newest addition to Green Day songs that lament about fevers and non-believers. Take that fact to the stacks. Green Day have been writing songs for misunderstood teenagers since the band were, uh, a group of misunderstood teenagers. This is a public service announcement. Tré rules. Thanks, Tré. There’s something about the number seven that just gets us, and this Kinks-esque number violently answers the question, “Where do we go from here?” with such sheen. Looking back upon our lives, we were there in 1994 when Dookie came out and millions of middle schoolers like us clamored for older songs. Yup. Listen to it with or without Miranda Lambert. Just listen to this song in stereo. The undeserved hate for the new Green Day album isn’t welcome here. This surf-rock instrumental would perfectly complement a montage in a stoner movie. , but we happily cry on the inside that the band still play “She” regularly live. “Ashley” gets straight to the point one millisecond in. This track is definitely the highlight of the band’s debut LP. , and the band placed this heavy number at lucky track 13. The ninth track on Kerplunk! Brace yourselves: This number and the next four additions to this list are the sixth tracks on each respective album: we’re not telling any dirty lies here. We think the best tracks from the trilogy close each record, but this one opened the third. , for that matter) could’ve been a hit single. Dos means two. We’d love to see Green Day open a three-hour set with this short tune that truly introduced. This surf-rock instrumental would perfectly complement a montage in a stoner movie. This song contains Tre Cool’s best drumming ever, with some truly mind-blowing fills. - out now - directed by Sam Bayer. 400 1 rock 1 alt. Green Day write drinking songs for people with names like “Rusty James” and for drinks named after them. Six is one letter difference from sex, and this violent song could’ve been recorded by fictional band the Wonders with a different title. The band’s knack for combining melodies that would fit in with a Look Who’s Talking-type family film with lyrics that would resonate in the twisted world of Pulp Fiction is unrivaled. Fun opinion: It’s a stellar and emotional closing track to. Other songs like that, or at least close are Platypus (I Hate You), most of Insomniac (Geek Stink Breath, Stuck With Me, Panic Song, Jaded), Reject, and I'd throw American Idiot and Bang Bang in there as well. “Jinx” opens with a line that may be the most relatable in Green Day’s catalog. 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