Green Day - 39/Smooth
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Based on 111 ratings
1990 Ratings: #61
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April 13, 1990 / Release Date
LP / Format
Lookout!, Reprise / Label
Punk Rock / Genres
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fuck it
I'm going through every green day album, completely unbiased and open minded, just to prove to myself that this band was that good and maybe its just American idiot that hasn't aged well for me

So how is their debut?

Its.. its ah... its weak... Besides being completely unmemorable and rightfully underlooked the songs themselves are just very eh...

I guess its a competent album, they have energy and the performances are like serviceable... but the production is very rough and the ... read more

Time for a Green Day binge, starting with their charismatic debut record here. The band are taking in influences from around them, but are still coming into their own pop-punk-infused sound. It’s solid for a debut of this genre, but didn’t add anything to the overall musical landscape of the 90s.

Color: Yellow
FAV TRACKS: The Judge’s Daughter, Green Day, At the Library,
LEAST FAV: Road to Acceptance, I Was There, Don’t Leave Me
Michał's rating: 75
Michael's rating: 69
This is far from the best debut album I've ever heard, but it's definitely not the worst. The songs are all very entertaining, but I feel like, compared to what else Green Day as put out, it isn't their best. You can definitely hear in albums like Nimrod and Dookie that they improved on their sound a lot. However, I can say that this is certainly not the worst I've heard from them, as unlike other albums, it actually kept me interested.
Overall, this is just a mediocre album that is a fun ... read more
Better than Kerplunk!
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Track List

  1. At the Library
  2. Don't Leave Me
  3. I Was There
  4. Disappearing Boy
  5. Green Day 
  6. Going to Pasalacqua
  7. 16
  8. Road to Acceptance
  9. Rest
  10. The Judge's Daughter
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Added on: July 25, 2012