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Album’s Singles Review: “American Idiot” by Green Day

American Idiot (album)
After series of underperforming albums, Green Day had released this album which brought them back to superstardom status. Theor music was still the same but has more depth on it. It became a top selling album worldwide. It was awarded with 7x platinum by BPI in UK, and 6x platinum in US by RIAA.

American Idiot (single)
“American Idiot” was released as the debut single of the album,  which has the same name. As you heard, it sound like the TV show “American Idol”, though not really intended to criticize the show. It went to number 3 in United Kingdom.
Rate: 7.0 out of 10

Boulevard of Broken Dreams
“Boulevard of Broken Dreams” had became the second single for “American Idiot”. It is an alternative rock song which was about being alone. The song became their biggest hit from teh album and one of their signature hit. It went number 2 in United States and number 5 in United Kingdom.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10

Holiday
“Holiday” was the third single from the album “American Idiot”. The song is somewhat political but was praised by a lot. critics. It was still one of their high charter on Billboard Hot 100 as it peaked inside the top 20. It peaked at 11th in UK.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10

Wake Me Up When September Ends
“Wake Me Up When September Ends” became the third single off the album “American Idiot”. It is a song about losing someone you love. It was one of their most recognized songs. It became a hit internationally, including Philippines which the song was often remembered when September comes. It went to top 10 both in US and UK.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10

Jesus of Suburbia
“Jesus of Suburbia” was the last single of the album “American Idiot”. The song is punk rock which reached the top 20 of United Kingdom. It failed to chart at the Hot 100.

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia

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