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Retrieved June 3, Power to the people That, essentially, is the crux of American Idiot, Green Day's seventh studio album. Four years in the making, it's the story of the alienated, de-motivated Average Joe living under Bush's administration and the American media.
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Review Summary: Despite all the odds, a definitive album. Rank: 0 for Such songs are generally less marketable to boot, although there are exceptions. It is an album that is, most importantly, genuinely great, and also manages to accurately convey the feeling of the American s.
For that reason, the album is also incredibly tactful, despite its blunt title. For all its operatic swagger, American Idiot is vulnerable, afraid. Remembers and does not want its country to go through such things again. The band was, admittedly, an unlikely source for an album like that. It was in an American landscape that harbored discontent underneath an idyllic consensus that Green Day did just that.
For a supposed rock opera, there seems to be little consistency from song to song. But taking a step back and seeing the whole picture does wonders.
On American Idiot , the thirteen tracks segue together, expanding into piano balladry and acoustic country shuffles. American Idiot could have been a mess; in fact, it is a mess. The plot has characters with names such as St.American Idiot, an Album by Green Day. Released in on Adeline (catalog no. AR; Vinyl LP). Genres: Pop Punk, Alternative Rock.