Best Green Day Albums


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American Idiot
There are 5 reasons why this is an amazing album:
1. Boulevard of Broken Dreams
2. Holiday
3. Wake Me Up When September Ends
4. Jesus of Suburbia
5. American Idiot
All amazing songs.


I like all the songs of american idiot. Its the best ever album I've ever listened
I listen to this album probably every day and I love how it is a story line that has actual meanings and has harsh realities that most albums and artists choose to ignore. I especially love the song Jesus of Suburbia because of how it transitions and keeps you interested for so long. Being able to hold on to an audience for that long and not making them bored should Green Day and this album some props.
Hands down my favorite album of all time. I can relate to it. It tells a good story, unlike basically any other album. I listen to it almost everyday.
Best 6 Songs:
1. Jesus Of Suburbia
2. Wake Me Up When September Ends
3. Whatsername
4. Homecoming
5. Too Much Too Soon
6. Holiday
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This has all of my favourite songs by my favourite band on it, basket case, when I come around, longview, welcome to paradise, just awesome


Green Day is punk, and this album proves that Green Day plays good punk. And its the best punk album in history in my opinion, but I am a huuuuuuuge gGreen Day fan so :P
American Idiot first? Green Day was by far at their best in the '90s. 21st Century Breakdown and American Idiot are still no way near as good as Dookie - Longview, When I come Around, She, Basket Case are all awesome songs with so much energy. This explains why it is still their best selling album.
One of the last albums before Green Day become a bit of Pop. Every single song is awesome! They show the quality of their on style in this álbum... punk sang with a wonderful voice. The best one, no doubt
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321st Century Breakdown
21st Century Breakdown has everything that makes Green Day great. The songs have an important message and are more melodic then what you expect, but still heavy and strong. The lyrics are both very personal but also general, talking about whats wrong with religion and poltics, while also having space for the personal things.
The album does not have the same float as American idiot, but this just makes more space for own interpitation of the songs, which makes it much artistic.

While the album is both mature and melodic, it keeps the high energy and loud riffs that Green Day is known for, and perfects it. The songs are lined up almost perfectly, having both sound and themes change as the album progresses, and ends perfectly with 21 Guns, Mass Hysteria and See the light. Green Day at it's absolute best!
21 guns!
east jesus no where
21 guns!
know your enemy
21 guns!
This album is very great! I have many best friends because this album, so for me its very special
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What? It's so UNBELIEVABLE! "THE BEST GREEN DAY ALBUM EVER" placed in number 5, Why these people always placed American idiot and 21st century breakdown higher than this one, they never know "the pure green day" song only in their 5 early albums and NIMROD is THE BEST of all, REDUNDANT is their MASTERPIECE, WALKING ALONE & GOOD RIDDANCE is THE BEST POP PUNK SONG I'VE ever HEARD, other song like REJECT, HAUSHINKA, JINX, NICE GUYS FINISH LAST, SCATTERED, & WORRY ROCK is JUST WONDERFUL PUNK ROCK SONGS, really difficult to agree THIS CHART!
If you took Dookie and Warning, and fused them together, you would essentially get Nimrod. In my opinion, this is Green Day's best and most accessible album because it takes everything that was good in Dookie and Warning, and combines them in one brilliant masterpiece. Also, the non-single songs on the album are way better than the singles themselves in my opinion.
I know all the songs! Every single one of them
Best band ever, I have it and I play it everyday such a wonderful album
Best Green Day album - One of the best 90s albums - One of the best albums of all time. These titles belong to this album.


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Expect to hear rock, PunK Rock! It is the most raw of the albums listed here, and yet it still contains several hits. So I guess it has something for Green Day fans new and old.
Stuart And The Avenue, Bab's Uvula Who, Armatage Shank's, Geek Stink Breath, Panic Song and Walking Contradiction are so catchy.
Green Day's punkest album completely evades the sophomore-effort problem (I know this isn't there second album, but it is on a major label). With a wide, varied array of songs touching on topics such as panic, anxiety, drug problems, and more, this is also Green Day's darkest album. The crunching riffs of songs like 'Brain Stew' and the harcore punk 'Jaded' probably. make this the heaviest Green Day album as well. Lastly, they didn't pull the long awaited follow-up. Overall an excellent effort.
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By far the most underrated green day album. Not the best but it needed my vote more than American Idiot did.
I am going to be a "Minority" and vote for Warning because "Minority" has the best message of any Green Day song and "Macy's Day Parade" comes in as a close second with its relatability and thoughtfulness. "Castaway" is also awesome because it is personal. I would consider the album to be the most deep and connectable, and I appreciate that.
Love every single song on this album.
My favorite is American idiot but I think warning its awesome! More than others, it's so original and I think differente.
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Best album of the entire Trilogy. It kicks ass cause of songs such as Brutal Love, Drama Queen, Amanda, 99 Revolutions and the best of them all... Dirty Rotten Bastards. This should at least be ahead of Warning and Insomniac but not Dookie, American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown. So what are you guys waiting for? VOTE NOW!


Amazing Album... Sould be in top 10
This should at least be higher that Dos
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Superb album... No old school Green Day fan or "pure punk" lover should be hating on this album. I can see why people would with A.I. and Breakdown (both of which I enjoy anyway). They included so much classic Green Day in there. I don't know how else to explain it. Very well done.
Oh love is an awesome song! Be sure to listen to it. It may seem mediocre your first listen, but it got impaled into my brain and stuck there. I listened to it again and again and it became awesome.
Oh love is a great song, I can't wait until the rest of the album comes out


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Just voted this to increase rank. It should be like this, I believe..
1. Dookie
2. American Idiot
3. Kerplunk
4. 21st century breakdown
5. Dos
6. Insomniac
7. 1039/smoothed out slappy hours
8. Tre
9. Uno
10. Nimrod
11. Warning
12. Shenanigans? Laugh out loud
Seriously? How is this number 9? This is defiantly the best besides dookie. Christie road is just amazing, 2000 light years away is great too. Also welcome to paradise was so good it got remastered for dookie. I hate people saying "I like welcome to paradise from dookie". it was from kerplunk. Anyway if your a Green Day fan and you already have dookie then get this one next. It's true punk rock.
Classic album. Picking a favorite green day albusong is like killing yourself. My favorite song on this album is Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?.
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101,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours
This album should not be 12th. This is a combination of the earliest of Green Day's works and has many catchy songs, including my personal favorite, Going To Pasalacqua, The Judge's Daughter, Don't Leave Me, Dry Ice, I Was There, and another of my favorites, At The Library.
This is Original They have so many solos in this album it is Terrific Listen to The Judges Daughter it has the best solo by green day on it this should be Number One.
This will be a very very good album if they make it in major record label!
Listen to paper lanterns, don't leave me, the one I want, I want to be alone, going to pasalacqua, why do you want him, don't leave me.. its brilliant!
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The Contenders

This album is better than Uno, and definitely better than Tre! Contains the best song from the trilogy - Lazy Bones! Has the best flow of all of the trilogy. Not Green Day's best (I'd rank Dos sixth, below AI, Dookie, Nimrod, Kerplunk and Warning), but still an important part of their catalog. Does NOT deserve to be eleventh!
How is this album at 15th? It deserves to be on the top 5 each song from this album is awesome far away better than uno and better than 21st centruy breakdown also.
1. Dookie
2. Insomniac
3. American Idiot
4. Nimrod
5. Dos!
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12International Superhits!
Normally I am not one to recommend a greatest hit album, but this the exception. Green Day packs the record with superb song; there isn't a bad one here. The album flows very well, and includes a perfect mix of old Green Day tunes right before the release of American Idiot. The fact that Green Day chose to release a greatest hits before American Idiot is genius because everything after American Idiot is truly a new era of Green Day. This is my first recommendation for new Green Day fans.
Contains their biggest hits until the AI album plus 2 more songs Maria and Poprocks and Coke


This is the most underrated album ever.
Desensitized and Ha Ha Your dead are great songs.
I don't know why this isn't higher.
Some people might say Green Day was at their weakest point between Nimrod and American Idiot. I think those people just didn't take enough time to enjoy the hidden gems during that time. Shenanigans is an interesting album and if you haven't listened to it yet, I challenge you. It'll only take a half hour of your time. Tyr it out. You might be in for a pleasant surprise.

14Awesome As F***
An All New Cd/Dvd Filled With Green Day! The Live Dvd Album With Him Singing Oh Dear It's Just Great Plus The Cd's Have My Favourite Song American Eulogy. I Don't Get Why It's Down Here At Number 9.. Come On. YOU SEE HIM LIVE AND AHH

15Bullet In a Bible
C'mon! It's basically a greatest hits live!
Come on this is a way better live album then awesome as f*** & trust me I've seen both
Green Day became my favourate band because of this album.
Every single song they've performed in this album is their best.
They looked at their best in this album. Love you Green Day...

Demolicious was quite the comeback after the crapheap that was The Trilogy. While The Trilogy had some good songs, it just didn't have that rough edge that Green Day is known to have. And overall some of The Trilogy's songs were repetitive and boring. But Demolicious took the best songs from them, and made them better! It basically sounds like a Kerplunked version of The Trilogy.

What is this doing on the last place? Way better than trilogy.

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