Dookie

Green Day - Dookie
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1994 Ratings: #19 / 388
User Score
Based on 948 ratings
1994 Ratings: #50
Liked by 64 people
February 1, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
Reprise / Label
Rob Cavallo and Green Day / Producer
Punk Rock, Pop Punk / Genres
greenday.com / Website
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

They demonstrate a bit of depth with "When I Come Around," but that just varies the pace slightly, since the key to this is their flippant, infectious attitude -- something they maintain throughout the record, making Dookie a stellar piece of modern punk that many tried to emulate but nobody bettered.

100
Alternative Press
Fans of the band’s simple pop-punk can’t deny the progress Green Day made with their songwriting, or the boon to their sound that proper production values lends.
100
Consequence of Sound
The East Bay legends tapped into far more than just feelings of alienation and boredom.
90
Billboard
"Dookie" forced the powers that be to once again pay attention to punk rock.
BradTasteMusic
65
Considering how much I despise modern Green Day, this album did a good job of captivating me.
The sound gets redundant eventually, but where this album is good, it is great
zachthesnack
88
Best Green Day Album, FIGHT ME.
TreyLikesBands
70
“Dookie” is one of the best pop punk releases that have ever graced my ears. The sheer brutality of the power chords mixed with the sweet melodies from Armstrong and the driving drum patterns show a huge climb in quality since their past two records. It’s a blessing and a curse for a band to release a near masterpiece so early in their career; people will want more, and be subsequently let down, and people will forever hold their name to the highest degree. This record ... read more
Notorious_Man
97
Dookie actually edges out Dead Kennedy’s seminal debut for being my favorite pure Punk album. The amount of personality, color, and melody this album displays are incomparable to any Pop Punk album of its time. The band also shows much more skill and have grown to be great musicians. The fantastic drum fills on the opener, the breakdown at the end of “Chump”, the stellar bassline on “Longview”, the blistering fast instrumentation on “In The End”, they ... read more
exception
88
green day's best. one of my favorite 90's punk albums
fav tracks: when i come around, sassafras roots, longview
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Track List

  1. Burnout 
  2. Having A Blast 
  3. Chump 
  4. Longview 
  5. Welcome To Paradise 
  6. Pulling Teeth 
  7. Basket Case 
  8. She 
  9. Sassafras Roots 
  10. When I Come Around 
  11. Coming Clean 
  12. Emenius Sleepus 
  13. In The End 
  14. F.O.D. 
  15. All By Myself
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