Best Green Day Albums


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American Idiot
I like all the songs of american idiot. Its the best ever album I've ever listened
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.


Some of the most underrated songs on this album are Give Me Novocaine, Whatsername and Letterbomb, they're even better than the singles, especially Jesus Of Suburbia which is overrated beyond belief. The only reason people think it's great is because it's 9 minutes long.


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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.
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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!
One Twenty-one Guns, Throw up your arms into the sky You and I! AMAZING
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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
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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.
Brain Stew, Geek Stink Breath, Walking Contradiction etc. Should be at least ahead of Nimrod. This is their most Punk album to date.


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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.
By far the most underrated green day album. Not the best but it needed my vote more than American Idiot did.
Love every single song on this album.
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This should at least be higher that Dos
Amazing Album... Sould be in top 10
11? Come on like serioulsy 11? This should be at least 7th place or higher. If you hear songs like 99 revoulutions, walk away and 8th anvue serenade you know you'll feel like rating it a lot higher.
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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
Classic album. Picking a favorite green day albusong is like killing yourself. My favorite song on this album is Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?.
By far the best album. Dookie is a distant second. Every song is brilliant and packed full of emotion.
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10International 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


The Contenders

111,039/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 is the original green day sound
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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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13Awesome 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

New live album which also features the awesome new song "Cigarettes And Valentines"


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.

15Bullet In a Bible

C'mon! It's basically a greatest hits live!

Green Day became my favourate band because of this album.
Every single song they've performed in this album is thier best.
They looked at thier best in this album. Love you green day...

Come on this is a way better live album then awesome as f*** & trust me I've seen both

16On the Radio

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

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