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10:27 AM on 08/20/12
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Oh. That song again.
10:34 AM on 08/20/12
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In before "that's not punk".
11:06 AM on 08/20/12
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Green Day keeps impressing me with how hard they can sell out.
11:45 AM on 08/20/12
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Green Day keeps impressing me with how hard they can sell out.
Didn't you hear? They sold out in 1994. And 1997, and 2000, and 2004, and 2009.
11:57 AM on 08/20/12
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Green Day being Green Day.
12:37 PM on 08/20/12
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Didn't you hear? They sold out in 1994. And 1997, and 2000, and 2004, and 2009.

It's like Inception. They must go deeper...
12:51 PM on 08/20/12
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i hate selling out more then you know. and hate 99% of the stuff on the radio as my name suggests. however, this is one band i keep forgiving haha
02:28 PM on 08/20/12
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I remember playing angry birds for like a week before it got painfully boring.
03:51 PM on 08/20/12
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punk as fuck right?
05:20 PM on 08/20/12
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It's like Inception. They must go deeper...
No offense, I was disagreeing with you about them selling out lol.
06:27 PM on 08/20/12
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No offense, I was disagreeing with you about them selling out lol.

If you say so. But it's okay to be wrong sometimes.
09:00 PM on 08/20/12
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The song is decent. The verses are kinda annoying but I like the chorus.
04:12 AM on 08/28/12
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If you say so. But it's okay to be wrong sometimes.

He is not wrong, you are. It is impossible that they are selling out for making a FREE, little game for facebook. They are not getting paid for it, people doesn't have to pay to play... and it's not like they need to promote themselves this way to be more famous. They CAN'T be more famous than they already are. It's just a funny way of promoting the albums and leak a new song.


Some of you have a really misleading concept of "selling out". I will make it clear:

Changing radically their music style (to electronic music or dubstep, for example) to reach other fans ? --> Selling out

Making a mini-game to give fans the oportunity to listen a new song and have fun --> not selling out

And don't tell me GD changed radically their music because they don't. Obviously there is an evolution through the albums, and they have changed, but you can fell they are the same. It's not like Muse, who now are doing dubstep and electronic shit.

It's easy to get if you are not a dumb I-only-listen-to-underground-music-because-unknown-means-better.

Dammit, it's fucking angry birds, it's just to have fun, which is the purpose of this whole trilogy. But if you can't understand that, obviously you won't like it...
07:32 AM on 08/28/12
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He is not wrong, you are. It is impossible that they are selling out for making a FREE, little game for facebook. They are not getting paid for it, people doesn't have to pay to play... and it's not like they need to promote themselves this way to be more famous. They CAN'T be more famous than they already are. It's just a funny way of promoting the albums and leak a new song.


Some of you have a really misleading concept of "selling out". I will make it clear:

Changing radically their music style (to electronic music or dubstep, for example) to reach other fans ? --> Selling out

Making a mini-game to give fans the oportunity to listen a new song and have fun --> not selling out

And don't tell me GD changed radically their music because they don't. Obviously there is an evolution through the albums, and they have changed, but you can fell they are the same. It's not like Muse, who now are doing dubstep and electronic shit.

It's easy to get if you are not a dumb I-only-listen-to-underground-music-because-unknown-means-better.

Dammit, it's fucking angry birds, it's just to have fun, which is the purpose of this whole trilogy. But if you can't understand that, obviously you won't like it...

I'm not saying this one game is the only reason they sold out. And you are fucking clueless if you think Green Day's music style hasn't radically changed to make money.
03:02 AM on 08/29/12
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And how exactly has it changed radically? Fell for you sounds like it could be on Nimrod. Stay the Night too. Let Yourself Go is another old-Green Day style song. Even fucking Troublemaker, which I don't like has the Warning sound.

I know perfectly the band, I've listened to them for years, and I have my reasons to assure their style has not changed RADICALLY. Of course it has changed, but not radically, absolutely not.

Are you going to tell me that, listening to American Idiot, you can't recognize the band? Or these records? I mean, do you seriously are so blind that you reject to admit that American Idiot and, I don't know, Nice guys finish last are songs of the same style and the same band.
I don't include 21CB because it's the worst album they've done, but seriously, it's you who don't understand the meaning of "radical." I'll explain to you again:

Muse: from rock to electronic --> RADICAL CHANGE

Green Day: from pop punk/punk rock to rock -->NOT RADICAL CHANGE. They even preserve that "punk" style in songs like Let Yourself Go, Stay the Night, American Idiot and soo many songs.
Between the pop punk they did and the rock with punky touches they do now there's not by any means a great difference. Only the guys who are like "Arrgg, I'm the most punk thing in the world, I am so punk that I eat Sid Vicious pictures for breakfast!" are intolerant enough to see in that a radical change (I am not saying you are like that, I don't know you).


I'm not saying they didn't sold out, but they didn't do it by changing their music. Furthermore, the whole "selling out" thing is sooo funny...they have been "selling out" a few times every year for the past 15 years, and still, people continue saying "OMG, this time they did it, they DEFINETELY sold out" XDDD So, they sold out with Dookie by joining Warner...they sold out with Insomniac by trying to imitate the success of Dookie...they sold out with Nimrod by including ballads, slow-pace songs and not-punk instruments...they sold out with warning by making a soft, introspective record...the sold out with AI by becoming massive (even when this record was one of the most critical and risky things they've ever done)... I don't think I should go on, I have state clearely the "ridiculousness" of this whole matter..
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