Green Day - Kerplunk
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Based on 4 reviews
1992 Ratings: #163 / 340
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Based on 143 ratings
1992 Ratings: #63
January 17, 1992 / Release Date
LP / Format
Lookout!, Reprise, Epitaph / Label
Punk Rock / Genres
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“Kerplunk” is a surprisingly bombastic and promising sophomore record from the rising stars Green Day. The band’s energy is at a high point on this record, and starts to hint at a steeper creative peak sooner than they think.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: Welcome to Paradise, 2000 Light Years Away, No One Knows, Words I Might Have Ate, Christie Rd., One for the Razorbacks, One of my Lies, 80, Android, Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?, My Generation
LEAST FAV: Dominated Love ... read more
Kerplunk is another decent album made by Green Day. I don't really have too much to say about it, though.
There really isn't a bad song on here (except for Dominated Love Slave. Seriously, what is with Tre Cool and making terrible songs for Green Day?). However, there isn't really any stand-out songs, either. It's just an album of decent songs beginning to end.
One complaint that I do have, though, is that the final song, My Generation, is a cover of a song by The Who. Whilst it's not a bad ... read more
This album starts off really strong with one of my favorite Green Day songs '2000 Light Years Away' which has Billie singing a sad love song about being away from his lover and feeling that she is literally 2000 Lightyears Away. Also the classic 'Welcome To Paradise' which tells the story of someone moving away from his parents into a bad area with him at first feeling scared but towards the end getting really comfortable with it and considering it home. The album continues to have a great ... read more
one of the Good green day albums
and kerplunk,dookie and american idiot should be just the only green day albums
With better production, writing, and singing. Kerplunk! Is a good album with some catchy and fun songs with raw energy

Favorite:One of my lies, Who wrote Holden Caulfield, One for the Razorbacks, 80, Welcome to paradise (Dookie version is still better), Words I might have ate
Least Favorites: Dominated love slave
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Track List

  1. 2000 Light Years Away 
  2. One For The Razorbacks 
  3. Welcome To Paradise 
  4. Christie Road 
  5. Private Ale 
  6. Dominated Love Slave 
  7. One Of My Lies 
  8. 80 
  9. Android 
  10. No One Knows 
  11. Who Wrote Holden Caulfield? 
  12. Words I Might Have Ate 
  13. Sweet Children 
  14. Best Thing In Town 
  15. Strangeland 
  16. My Generation
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