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09:27 AM on 10/07/10
butrfli1234
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really hope this show goes on tour... living in the midwest sucks sometimes.
11:47 AM on 10/07/10
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By the look of their tour turnouts and album sales I'd say not stopping after their first album was a good move on their part.
lol this
08:23 PM on 10/07/10
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Seconded.

Before anyone goes on about record sales, yes, we know Green Day has sold a lot of records. So did Britney Spears, doesn't mean she's good.

I don't really have any further arguments other than 21st Century Breakdown was a rehashed American Idiot (and probably a circle jerk with Butch Vig), which was good when it was new. But honestly, like many "political punk bands" that still remain, is there much more you can really bitch about without just repeating what some other shitty band has already said? Christ, even NOFX has toned it down. Billie Joe would like us all to believe the Green Day gospel and his pants get a little wet every time someone reaffirms his belief.

If they gave up the rock opera bullshit on their next album, didn't write "American Idiot Part 3" and did a natural progression like Nimrod was to Warning and didn't care about commercial success like he claimed wasn't an issue with Warning, they'd probably retain a bit more respect from older fans. But, alas, talk is cheap, and money is a flirtatious bitch.

I've only seen them once live a little over a year ago and the show was amazing, but that was probably the last bit of interest I could show in them unless they get out of the pseudopolitical rock opera crap. It's a shame because they wrote some great material in their day.
08:09 AM on 10/08/10
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That would have been soooooo awsome to go 2!
08:37 AM on 10/08/10
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I get the point your trying to make but please for the love of god do not compare Tommy to American Idiot.
Why not make a comparison? BOTH were conceptual and were met with mixed reactions at first. Tommy was dramatized in God knows how many forms prior to the music hitting Broadway. AI has been played non stop since the album came out and have become instantly recognizable. BOTH had heavy involvement from the bands. There are similarities.


12:09 PM on 11/12/10
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Go fuck yourself. I would try to explain to you why you're an idiot and why everything you said reeks of ignorance, but I think it would just be completely lost on you.
At least I'm not the one listening to bullshit music. I actually appreciate great songwriting and at least more than 4 chords in a song. I was writing high school songs like them when I was young. Grow up and go find something decent out there. You'd be surprised. Now YOU go fuck yourself.
01:37 PM on 11/12/10
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At least I'm not the one listening to bullshit music. I actually appreciate great songwriting and at least more than 4 chords in a song. I was writing high school songs like them when I was young. Grow up and go find something decent out there. You'd be surprised. Now YOU go fuck yourself.
If you can't recognize the fact that some of the greatest songs of all time are 4 chord songs, then I don't think you know the first thing about great songwriting. Putting a lot of chords in your song doesn't make it good, and having only 4 chords doesn't somehow discount the music at hand. It's pop music, for fucks sake.
But you know, with that post, you just confirmed what I said the first time: that you're an idiot and anything I say will be completely lost on you.
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