Green Day - Kerplunk
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Based on 3 reviews
1992 Ratings: #119 / 338
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Based on 99 ratings
1992 Ratings: #48
January 17, 1992 / Release Date
LP / Format
Lookout!, Reprise, Epitaph / Label
Punk Rock / Genres
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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
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
I really, really wanted to like this album, just like I wanted to like every other Green Day album. And while I liked it more than their debut and a few other albums, I just couldn't bring myself to adore it. Maybe one day it'll click, but for now, I don't feel like I'm missing out on as much as people lead me to believe.
Generally fun but more bland, some cool riffs but nothing more
A major improvement than 1039. Still, the production is fuzzy but slightly better than before. The songwriting kinda matured since most of the first album is mostly about girls, to other topics. Who Wrote Holden Caulfield, One of My Lies, and Welcome to Paradise are great examples of the songwriting being better. Yes, Welcome to Paradise was originally on this album. One of my problems with the albums is the drums. Yes, I know this was Tre's first album but the drums sound a bit out of time ... read more
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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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