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- American Idiot

Green Day - American Idiot
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 14 reviews
2004 Rank: #119 / 280
USER SCORE
80
Based on
129 ratings

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100
A stunning rock opera. American Idiot is a true work of art, and not one song feels awkward or out of place. The story this album tells is well thought out. Lyrically and musically, American Idiot is a masterpiece.
john95
76
It's quite good. In my opinion, not as good or as revolutionary at the time as many people might tell you it is/was, but still, an undeniably consistent record. The songwriting is interesting and brilliant at times.
StellaTheDiver
80
American idiot develops the themes of misunderstood teenagers and flawed social system (that we have so long seen in pop punk) with a different approach than the rest of the genre. An a approach that can clearly be seen in the shape, style and sound of the album. Ten years after Dookie Greenday leaves another landmark in pop punk.

Favs: Holiday, Jesus of suburbia, Letter bomb
88
At the time of the album, it really hit hard to then-state of American politics. Even 10 years later, it remains relevant, and timeless.

Favorite tracks: Jesus of Suburbia, St. Jimmy, Letterbomb, Whatsername, American Idiot
JustAReflektor
57
"Redefined the punk scene" my ASS

LOOK AT MY SUPPLE WET ASS
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DETAILS

September 21, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Reprise / Label
Punk Rock, Pop Punk / Genres
greenday.com / Website
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Track List
  1. American Idiot 
  2. Jesus of Suburbia 
  3. City Of The Damned 
  4. I Don't Care 
  5. Dearly Beloved 
  6. Tales Of Another Broken Home 
  7. Holiday 
  8. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams 
  9. Are We The Waiting 
  10. St. Jimmy 
  11. Give Me Novacaine 
  12. She's a Rebel 
  13. Extraordinary Girl 
  14. Letterbomb 
  15. Wake Me Up When September Ends 
  16. The Death Of St. Jimmy 
  17. East 12th St. 
  18. Nobody Likes You 
  19. Rock and Roll Girlfriend 
  20. We're Coming Home Again 
  21. Whatsername