Best Green Day Songs


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The Top Ten

Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Great song simply love it I listen to it daily!
It is epic really... It is one of the best rock song I have heard in my life!
The soothing music. The thought-provoking lyrics. Billie's amazing voice. The enchanting video.
It's got everything ever needed for a perfect song!
I absolutely LOVE this song. It describes how I feel everyday! The song also proves that even famous musicians feel like they are lost in a different world wishing for someone to find them.
[Newest]It's the best there is...
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Cannot stop listening to this song! Absolutely love the riff, playing on my own guitar is great fun. Enjoy every moment of it, from its Riffs, to its Solo, to its "rebelness" to its own Green Day Style. Love this one!
Way better than anything else by GD. This song is so punkish and awesome. I can listen to it over and over and not get tired of it
Holiday is more than a green day song, it could be an anthem for a 21st century rise generation because all of us can sing it loud at once, because is not anti American, it's anti-war
[Newest]This song is amazing
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3Basket Case
Green day started a revolution on 1994 with Dookie.. Their
Music had certainly had qualities similar to nirvana's (teenage angst).. They brought punk back into the mainstream.. They brought what the music industry needed at the time
Best song ever. It should be much higher on this chart. I also love this album dookie. It was the first green day album I ever had and I still listen to it 24/7. I think all green day fans should love this album;. Fl
Best Song by Green Day. Amazing yet funny lyrics and an explosive introduction! This song makes me think of the times that I've been Paranoid myself
[Newest]Should be 1 by a mile
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4Jesus of Suburbia
Ok this song shows every members talents like when mike dirnt does the voice crescendos or when tre destroys the drums and of course billie just rocks it
Song that was on my head for whole of my college life... Awesome song!
I love this song so much. the lyrics are very touching to me. Green day is such an awesome band I love them so much. they really have helped me through everything.
[Newest]This song is the best... I'm sorry for the other ones
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5Wake Me Up When September Ends
Billie joe dedicated this song to his dad who died during war... I'm sure this song means a lot to him.

It should be a toss-up between this and 21 Guns for the number 1 spot
His dad did not die in the war... He died of cancer. I watched a documentary of his life.
Totally amazing :P the lyrics are significant, the guitar is amazing and the meaning of the song is simply very touching
It is really rare that an artist can communicate so much emotion through a song. The opening chords are enough to make me tear up a little.
[Newest]I love this so it's so nice and relaxing
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621 Guns
Awesome one.. Just Love it.. No-other song is as good as this one.. Green day Rocks... The more you listen.. The more you'll love
All in this song is awesome: the rhythm, the guitar, the lyrics...
Its very expressive!
Come on, this song deserves the 1st place!
Epic, simply epic, the seriousness of the song and then blasting out into ferocity to express the songs feelings, so punk.
[Newest]Well it did win a Grammy with also 100million views on YouTube
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7Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
Although I love their faster songs (american idiot basket case etc) this is my favourite of them all. There are just no words to describe it. All I can say is Green Day are the best band of all time.
Inspiring. It really summarizes life, and can be applied to pretty much anyway anywhere. The acoustics are awesome, and it proves that Green day can do other types of music.
This is my favourite song, it's great because of acoustic guitar and its easy to play and sing
[Newest]One of my favorite
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8American Idiot
Without a doubt the most well known Green day song, and according to many, it is the song that propelled Green Day to superstardom at the turn of the century. The song is essentially mocking American culture, its pig headedness, its ignorance and everything else. It has such a great rhythm created by grerat guitar playing. I guess the video is what will stay in our mindes the most though, that large American flag with green stripes melting!

The band's best album was named after the song. But despite its popularity, the song's magic I believe still cannot compare with the top five.
there shouldn't have any bugging that amrican idiot is the best song of green day; 21 guns, holiday, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, novacaine, wake me up when sept. ends are among the bests after american idiot.
Full of passion and creativity. Serious don't understand why Broken Dreams is their most popular song, yeah, it's emotional and whatever but it's so boring. This song clocks in at just over 9 minutes and it's full of emotion and personal stories, it's powerful and engaging the entire time. Easily the best song by Green Day. Their other hits do have catchier hooks though.
Jesus of suburbia and homecoming are more than nine minutes American idiots only two minutes thirty six seconds
[Newest]I just like the tune, that's all!

One of the best punk songs ever. Its dynamics is awesome. The chorus is really heart grabbing. And the bridge! (I've got no motivation) is great. And just compare the lyrics with the name! Does it strike?
I still do not understand how this is NOT in the top 5! This is one of their trademark songs and easily their most Punk song, ever. Listen to the chorus, it's the best chorus they've ever written along with 21 Guns. Vote!
I urge all TRUE GREEN DAY fans to vote for this and other such vintage songs... I mean you're either ignorant or pretty dumb if you are not voting for the old energetic songs!
[Newest]How in the world is this not in at least the top 3?! The bass intro, the chorus, the bridge, everything about it is truly epic. Get this to at least number 3, please!
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10When I Come Around
Wow, nine really? This is one of green days best songs and it represents their best time and best music
It hurts to see that almost all of thw top ten songs are from American idiot or 21st century breakdown personally I believe dookie was way better than these two and when I come around is the best song EVER
Was at a Green Day concert with my sister, and this was one of the songs where most people just got the "what the f*** is this" face, while the rest screamed "when I come around"
One of the best concert moments apart from the "DIE DIE DIE" part of metallica's creeping DEATH!


[Newest]It should be ranked first. REALLY AWESOME

The Contenders

11Welcome to Paradise
Catchy riff, great lyrics, Green Day at their best.
The best Green Day song on Dookie. Should most definitely be before Basket Case and maybe actually in the top 5. Great bass solo
Really really REALLY hard to choose, but I love the bass solo in this song Go Green Day!
[Newest]Oh my God. Love the layered solo and the harmony in the chorus. If you guys like other awesome Green Day songs like holiday/boulevard of broken dreams, then you should love this!

12Brain Stew
This song is awesome with a sexy riff.


Definitely best song of all time by green day let's get this up there on top ten at least thought it should be number one!
[Newest]Messed up and spun out in my room

This is easily the most underrated Green Day song ever! It is absolutely one of their best songs in terms of writing, vocals, and general theme. Billie's writing is phenomenal, but in this song, he completes the beautiful sad story of American Idiot. People vote this song up! "Home, we're coming home again" is one of the most powerful bits I've heard.
This song is ok to say that this is the most underrated Green Day song OF ALL TIME, I don't know why people don't like this song and the lyrics really tell a story that's what I like about all of Green Day's songs
Amazing song! Way better than the much overrated Jesus of Suburbia.
[Newest]My favorite song on the album for sure. I really like the first section, especially when Billie hits those high notes and says, "Jimmy died today, he blew his brains out to the bay". That was a great and dramatic way to end the alter ego. Many are people saying this is better than JOS, and although it can compete with it, doesn't have the same musicality and structure. Don't get me wrong, I like this song better than Jesus of Suburbia, but JOS brings out the band's best.

This should be the best song ever written. They simply explain that they want no authority, and they're happy to be a minority.
I wanna be the minority!
I don't need your authority!
Down with the moral majority!
Cause I wanna be the minority!
I tend to CONNECT with this song the most.. Amazing lyrics
Awesome lyrics... Awesome music.. Nice aggression.. Fell for this song!

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[Newest]One of my favorites by far! Very relatable lyrics, and a great sound.

15East Jesus Nowhere
This is such an AWESOME SONG, should be in TOP 10.
come on this is so NOT happening...
one of the BEST GREEN DAY songs @ no.11?!
should be like no.5 or 4!
this song is DOWN RIGHT AWESOME! m/
this song really is one green day's masterpieces.
should be at least in top 5
[Newest]This song is amazing I love how Billie brings almost every time a kid on stage and makes their dreams come true.

1621st Century Breakdown
This song is awesome! This song will surely make up the whole album in its very few minutes. This song sums up the whole album. I can't stop hearing it. It reminds me of my old friends. We used to dance at the tune of this song this song is the trademark of our group and one of the Green Day's best song ever!
This is one of my favorite songs of all time. It's so sadly true, and more people need to hear it.
21st century is one of the best songs of green day, not the best (there are always better ones) but still it is very very very good! of course all green day songs are awesome

there is only one song I don't like. thats panic song (whats the deal with that) but every band has thier ups and downs
[Newest]21st century breakdown. The hidden, underrated Green Day gem.

17Hitchin' a Ride
TOP 10 it's all American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown. Don't get me wrong those 2 albums are GREAT, especially American Idiot, but you just can't put in the top 10 7 songs from American Idiot, you are leaving behind Minority, Hitchin' a Ride, Welcome to Paradise, Brain Stew, Longview.. Those are Green Day's classics..
The american idiot album was good, but the older Green Day music was amazing. Songs like hitchin' a ride along with welcome to paradise, long view, and brain stew are why we all love Green Day. The more punk stuff is their best stuff
This needs to be top ten... So does Longview... Brain Stew... Whatsername... Instead of the overrated jesus of suburbia, 21 guns, know your enemy and amercian idiot
[Newest]Hey mister where you heading?

Remember whatever
It seems like forever ago
Awesome song man, get it in the top 15 guys please, this is pure punk!
Yess! I can listen to this on a loop and never get tired of it. A pity it's in 17th it's one of my favorite GD songs. I wish I could see them playing it live!
Not only my favorite Green Day song, but probably one of my favorite songs of all time! So emotional and a great conclusion to the album's story!
[Newest]It is the most beautiful Green Day song ever!

19Know Your Enemy
I will be honest, when I first listened to this song I did not listen deeply enough to the lyrics and thus was surprised when I heard that it had won an award for deep and meaningful lyrics. But if you listen to it closely, it becomes so much easier to see how its great. Not only does it have a great rhythm but it sends a strong warning to people to avoid corruption and violence in the world as it labels it as the 'enemy'. Billie almost demands the question to the listener "Do you know the enemy? " indicating that it is extremely important to be aware of such evils I the world.
I have heard the best drums ever played in this song.. tre cool you rock... and what a superb screaming vocal... must be ahead... its smackdown theme song undoubtedly the song is due 2 its drums... thumps up...
This song made me rethink everything I thought about people and how to judge them so it should be a lot higher then number 10 like
[Newest]Deserves to be in the top 5

20Geek Stink Breath
How? HOW? This song is unbelievable, and it's 19th? This song has got the greatest guitar riffs in the history of the world! The only people who didn't vote for this song are people who have never listened to it!
True Green Day. An awesome Punk song. Better than all the songs listed in the top 10 without a doubt. It seems a lot of people underrate Insomniac and the other lesser-known Green Day albums.
This list is complete crap! How is this not in the top 10!? This, REDUNDANT, HITCHIN A RIDE, LONGVIEW, BRAIN STEW, MACY's DAY PARADE ETC should all be MUCH higher! Where's all the REAL GD fans!?
[Newest]This song should be way higher. Insomniac was an amazing album. 👌

"She" is pretty awesome. It seems to be over REALLY quickly, which is a shame. The chorus is really catchy and I just find it the most easy to listen to of theirs. Not necessarily their best but their most fun, and quick. Love it!
"She" is one of my favorite Green Day songs! I don't understand why it didn't get a higher ranking. The song is so underrated it sickens me.
One of the most energetic songs I ever heard. It is such a good song. It is very short but boh so powerful. The lyrics are great. By no means best but it is cerainly one of the best.
[Newest]Best Green Day Song

22Macy's Day Parade
I don't understand how this is 23, I'm green day's biggest fan and I know every single one of these songs and this one should definitely be up there! Maybe its not as famous as 21 guns or boulevard of broken dreams but if you knew it, you'd be impressed. Its simply beautiful and brings tears and smiles every time
I agree 100%. It's sad to see this great song being wasted down here. It's got beautiful lyrics and an even better rhythm! The acoustic guitar is solid throughout the whole song! Much better than some of the stuff in the top 10!
This song in my opinion is Green Day's best song its sad to see it being ignored here. This song is very true and I'm sure many people can relate to it!
[Newest]This has got to be the best song off of Warning... Church On Sunday is up there too

23Armatage Shanks
Insomniac best album. Armatage Shanks best song. Period.
Great song, pure punk

24No One Knows
As I heard it for the first time a long ago, thought it can't be an usual Green Day song, but I really liked! Anyway, this song makes me feel old, irresponsible, habitual... But when I think of it, I fill my head with schemes, and ten I think again cause no one knows...
The only reason this song is so low is because most people have never listened to it.
So Old but Very Beautiful

25Stuck With Me
This song is awesome! It should be ranked way higher1
It's just their most energetic, but melodic song. It comes in says what it needs to, and hits the cuts. It stays the same volume the entire song. It has the melancholy ending, which means that he's not alright but has to way to change that so he just lets himself go crazy! GD FOR LIFE!
My favorite song. It's so underrated. By far one of Green Day's most underrated, if not, most underrated single.

26Viva la Gloria!
How is this not 20 times higher? By far the most underrated Green Day song. The lyrics are very touching. The song is about Gloria, a poor girl who is living on the street and how life will get better. When I listen to it I cry.
Wow, 23? That's sinful. This song has everything a person looks for in a Green Day song! I'd list these key components, but I'm assuming that you (the reader) know what they are since you're reading this list. This song is my favorite Green Day song. There. I said it. My other favorites include Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Basket Case, Wake Me Up... , Holiday, and Longview. Please give this song a chance.
How is this not even on the list, it should be at least top 20. I don't care that it's new Green Day, because it still has the punk feel of their older songs.


[Newest]How come this not be in the top 10. This song is simply awesome its killing me to know it is severely underrated

The fact that this isn't number one means not enough people even know it exists. It was on the Angus soundtrack and is the most well-rounded and heart-felt songs ever written by Green Day. It's high up there on my all-time favorite songs. Anyone who is wondering, "What the hell song is this? " give it a listen, read the lyrics and the backstory, and enjoy.
I can't really pick a favorite song, but J.A.R. is criminally low. This song is much better than anything off American Idiot or 21st Century Breakdown. It's sad how many "fans" don't listen to their music that came out before AI.
This is just a great song in general. Always reminds me of great times and good memories even though the song is rather sad considering it's about there good friend who died in a car crash at the age of 19 or 18. Miss my childhood man

This is definitely one of my favorite Green Day songs. It is a great reality and only a lyrical genius could script a story line like this to fit so well.

I can't believe it didn't make the list at all!
Very interesting melody. I think it deserves to be much higher on this list.
This song is amazing and tells an entertaining, if sad, story. The tune is great, and the message is just not clear ENOUGH wish is fabulous.
[Newest]Ok so the new albums are good..
But you should really listen to the old stuff guys!
I think it's a great song from a great album

292000 Light Years Away
Back in 2010, I wrote off Green Day as being a crappy emo band because I forgot their classics before 2004 (well maybe Good Riddance affected that opinion as well). Then I saw the 1994 live version of this song, and BAM I'm a fan again. It's 2012 and this band IS me from 1000 Hours to The Forgotten.
This song is great. In 2005, I bought bullet in a bible, and my love for green day carried on from their. It is 2013, and songs like this I enjoy

30St. Jimmy
the great vocals by BJ the magik of drint and tre cool makes this song evergreen!
Oh my Gods! Like, there must be only a few guys to vote for this? WHERE ARE THE DIE HARD GREEN DAY FANS?! THIS SONG SHOULD so BE IN THE TOP 10! :(... PLEASE VOTE
This song has some awesome drums. It shows how good of a drummer tre is. I also love the guitar. Its pretty fast too. Personally I think that this should be in the top 5
[Newest]This song I reckon is what I am

omg! what is this song doing on the 30th place? it definitely deserves a place int the top ten!
This song is ultimate punk, and the music video is supreme. Not to be discounted. Top Ten voters, have you only heard American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown albums?
Probably one of the best songs of the year 2000. It is one of those green day songs that is easy to understand and is less serious
[Newest]"Question everything, or shut up and be a victim of authority." How can you NOT like this song? If you're reading this please please please listen to it.

The best song on NIMROD along with Hitchin A Ride of course. Should be at LEAST in the top 15-20, listen and vote for this extremely underrated song. It's better than half the songs ahead of it at the moment.
REDUNDANT IS THE MASTERPIECE OF GREEN DAY. BEST SONG THEY'VE ever MADE. Maybe those people just ever heard American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown. They never know how awesome early Green Day's song. REAL GREEN DAY'S FANS SHOULD VOTE THIS SONG
This song is very underrated. The beat is awesome, the vocals are great and the lyrics make perfect sense. Should be in the top 15!


[Newest]WHY IS THIS SO FAR DOWN? This is such a good song + the music video was amazing.

33Lazy Bones
I love this song, with all my heart
By far the best track off of Dos! And it deserves to be on this list, hopefully somewhat high because this is a kick ass song! Go Green Day! Don't ever stop making music!
It might be a new song but it's better than other songs higher in this list.
[Newest]This song was actually good and had a vary different sound. I can really to this song a lot.

34Walking Contradiction
"talk is cheap and lies are expensive, my wallets fat but so is my head. Hit and run and then I'll hit you again, a smart mouth, yeah, but I'm playing dumb. "
What a joke! I would have picked it in my top 10... Best green day song... Please vote for it guys.. It deserves a much better position... Green day rocks
Bloody hell, does NOBODY remember or appreciate "Insomniac? " I'm also shocked that "Bab's Uvula Who" is above this one... It's a great song, but this one, THIS song hooked me on Green Day for life, even through their 'weaker' times. I don't give two flying copulations about anyone who says the band members are like 40-plus burnouts trying to be teenagers, they had it then, and they still have it now. I DO have a belief! Here's to a classic!
[Newest]The best song off of Insomniac (Their most Punk Album) It's sad that only American Idiot songs are up there. TRUE Green Day FANS (NOT YOU TEENAGERS{SCREW YOU}) KNOW THAT THEY SOLD OUT. AND THAT'S SAD. WE WERE CUT. NO MORE PUNK ROCK. JUST MAINSTREAM POP PUNK (Which is in the same genre as Fall Out Boy, need I go on? )

Here's to a once great band.

Great melody this song's got there. Just can't stop listening to it over and over again.
Not their best song, but deserves higher position in the list surely!
Vote up guys! Thanks
You gotta be kidding me! I understand not everyone thinking it's the best Green Day song, but 56 is pretty low for a song that's one of their greatest hits!
[Newest]It's incredible. Perfectly captures Green Day's good punk side

36Nice Guys Finish Last
What a song should be number 10 or number 13 amazing guitar bass and drums really good in rock band Green Day get voting for this song peoplke it rocks it may not be the best song that Green Day made but it is still a good song to be up near the top not down at number 45


Love This Song Please Vote For This Song It Should Be Way way Higher Up Than Being So Low Down


37Only of You

I personally LOVE this song and it's underrated, since it was on Dookie it didn't gain as much attention as big hits such as Longview and Basket Case. I believe this song was the best on Dookie, it's great combo of Drums/Guitar and quick pace put it higher on my list. Top 20 doubt.
Just listen to the drumming. You'll hear why this song is their best one to date.
Should be much higher on this list, possibly even top 10. Burnout is a classic Green Day song that has amazing drumming
[Newest]The beginning of Dookie, the real beginning of Green Day!

39Stuart and the Ave.
Number 68? What the heck? This song is one of the best on insomniac. I'm sorry but the top ten are pretty much all American idiot hits. Don't get me wrong, I love that album but that's ridiculous.
Great song, great bass, great drums, great guitar, singing, EVERYTHING! The best Green Day song off of the best Green Day album!
This song is catchy and real punk rock. At least this song is so meaningful for me.

Amazing song this needs to be way higher!
Since I first heard this song its became my favourite one. The lyrics and meaning for this song are amazing as well.
For me its their best song, the meaning of it and the lyrics, hooked from the very first moment I listened to it!
[Newest]The first Uno, Dos, Tre song that appears on This list #37

41Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?
WHY IS THIS SONG NOT EVEN ON THIS LIST? Yeah, almost ALL of Green Day's songs are amazing, but seriously, Who Wrote Holden Caulfield is bliss. It sums up teenage angst, alienation, rebellion, and everything else every teen has experienced before with catchy guitar riffs, a good bassline, and a nice drum pattern. This song is even better live on AAF. The lyrics are epic, the melody is great. This should at least be in the top 20's, if not on the top 10's. LISTEN TO IT AND FALL IN LOVE.


Laugh out loud, its in position 69... Wait a minute it should be number 1! Best song of the early years and has a super catchy chorus and killer guitar and bass riffs. Billie's vocals are spot on as always. The first time I heard this song was on Awesome As F*, but its still a really awesome song!
This song has such a catchy beat, and it sums up the struggles of teenage angst, alienation, and other problems that at some point any teenager can relate to. Why is it not even on the list? The melody and the lyrics are amazing... And I can't seem to get tired of listening to this song.
[Newest]Really, guys? 50? Billie Joe said it himself that it is HIS favorite song in Kerplunk! That's one of the earliest albums, and he says it still holds up to today's standards. Turned off by how "old" the song is? Listen to the lyrics, and get amazed by this "Catcher in the Rye" inspired masterpiece.

42Going to Pasalacqua
Here we go again, infatuation...
I love all of Green Day songs, but this song is just stuck in my head

I always sing this song constantly, it's just awesome

Why was this song not on the list? Its a great song from the earlier times of Green Day's career and really deserves to be on the list
Brilliant both musically and lyrically. "Well I throw away my past mistakes and contemplate my future." Should be in the top 5.
[Newest]This song deserve top ten! Such a underrated song...

43Give Me Novacaine
Give me a long kiss goodnight
and everything will be alright
Soothing yet pulsating... this is my favorite
This is my all time favorite song.
this song carried me through hard times and made the good times incredible. BEST SONG EVER! Top Ten 4 sure!
I could never in my life find a song that can rival this.
Green Day at their finest. I am and will forever be a fan because of this song if nothing else. I love them, I love this song, this song is me!
Truly a work of art, Beautifull! Truly damn beautiful
[Newest]Great song I loved it

How is this not with in the top 5! It's green day at it's best in my opinion! VOTE
Best song by Green Day in my opinion. Billy Joe also says its his favorite on the album in one of their videos in concert
Love the intro, with the guitar, then the drumming
[Newest]Lyrics that truly highlight the (mindless) rage of Jesus of Suburbia, Whatsername being the voice of change, a strong guitar energy that carries on throughout the piece: truly an underrated song.

45Having a Blast
I love this song, it should definitely be higher than this! Also, 'Scattered' should be on this list too, and near the top! Awesome songs!
Man, I would walk into school listening to this song on my walkman... *tEARS*

Love this song so much. Should be ranked higher in my opinion. Great rhythm and chorus. AMAZING song.
Awesome song very underrated.
Great punk lyrics then an explosive power guitar ending. Classic Green Day.
[Newest]It's a great song for me 2nd

47The Grouch
The beauty of this song is it's appeal to any generation. It immediately appeals to the younger kids with its punchy riff and in-your-face lyrics but you appreciate it more as you grow older. It's a self-reflective coming to grips with growing older song but with a punk rock attitude. "I was a young boy that had big plans, now I'm just another s***** old man" and "Wasted youth and a fistful of ideals, I had a young and optimistic point of view" sum up the son and pretty much every 20-something's life that is listening to it. One of Green Day's hidden treasures.
I LOVE this song, to me, it's one of the best songs on Nimrod, and maybe the best in general!
I had an young and optimistic point of view...
The best Green Day song by far. Love the guitar solo and the meaningful lyrics. I can't stop listening to this song. Love it.
[Newest]It's a really great song!

48Cigarettes and Valentines
AWESOME Song by Green Day...

Just listen to it...

Will definitely reach top 10 in matter of time...

The Intro Music Kills it!


This song from Green Day's latest album ¡Dos! And is a bonus track added otherwise to a 12 song collection and is dedicated to the late singer Amy Winehouse who died recently.
This has to be the best song from Green Day's recent trilogy of albums. Awesome tunes; brilliant, profound lyrics. More touching than any other Green Day song. And of course, reminiscent of the Beatles.
Wow! Acoustic guitars! =-) This song is perfect, even though Billie Joe sings off tune at one point it makes it even more perfect. His voice is just majestic. Wow.

a great song by green day. what is it doing all the way down here? first listen to it and then you will see what I mean when I say it is good. its a terribly underrated song; deserves to be much higher up in the list, at least in the top 15.
I can't even begin do describe how I felt when 21st Century Breakdown came out. I never thought anything in the world would push Nimrod off my top stop, but the energy and sincerity that this album (and THIS SONG in particular) produced is going to be hard to top.

Green Day will always be important to those who see music for what it is, a fun and expressionistic way to get through tough times, rather than:

Green Day, please continue to destroy competition musicians.
This is just an awesome song. Especially the solo, I love the bridge too :D whenever I listen to this, I can't help just going to my Windows Media Player and turn it all up :D This is definitely the best song Green Day ever made, in my opinion.

51Panic Song
This is a great song the intro reminds me of the who I think Green Day gets a lot of its inspiration from the who, then "the world is a sick machine breeding a massive s***" hahaa great stuff!
My favorite Green Day song. a long, epic, 2 minute intro-then all hell breaks loose.

52Viva la Gloria? (Little Girl)
"RUNAWAY! FROM THE RIVER TO THE STREAM! And find yourself with your face in the gutter. YOU'RE STRAY FROM THE SALVATION ARMY! THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME... When you've got no place to go. "
This at least deserves a spot in the top 20. It is one of Green Day's most thought-provoking songs that has many hidden lyrics in it. I love their music and this song is one of the best reflections on their music, their style, and their work. Shame to see it is not at least in the top 20.
This is the song I was able to listen to for 8 hour straight going to lake tahoe, of course it's the best song ever and deserves to be in the top 10 ;D
[Newest]This is massively underrated song. Most of the people miss the hidden poetry of the song.

53Christie Road
It should be ILLEGAL that this song isn't number one. How the hell is Boulevard Of Broken Dreams number one? I'll tell you how, because it is basically a pop song, and it had big mainstream success. Real Green Day fans will know that their best songs were their older ones. Okay, Jesus of Suburbia is the best of their new songs... Its just amazing, But Christie Road is the best of their songs full stop. Before you vote for American Idiot and 21 guns, listen to Christie Road; Its pure beauty. Well done Green Day for writing such an epic song. I never tire of hearing it.
I love this song. Why is this all the way down in the 30s and GD's newer stuff dominating the top? I love most, if not all, of their music but their older stuff is definitely the best. Kerplunk is an awesome album!
Beauty of song that puts the era when this song was released into perspective

54Dirty Rotten Bastards
Laugh out loud! It wasn't even on the list. Blah blah blah. Check it out. It's pretty cool.


How can this song be so long it is amazing and should be in the top 10 at least. If this was on american idiot it would be in the position it deserves.
I just love the line where it says cut me a line of my best friends ashes

55Dry Ice
Just everything about this song shows how much better the first 2 albums really are, not that the new ones are bad or anything, the early stuffs just on another level, feel sorry for 90% of green day fans that haven't even heard the old songs, because I guarantee if they gave it a chance they would like it 5x more than songs like american idiot.

56Paper Lanterns
Simply there best song... Simple as that!
This song should be in the top 10.
How is this not top 3?

I love the whole Jinx/Haushinka mix, I love singing along and I hear this off the album Nimrod It deserves so much more votes since I really understand the meaning

58Poprocks and Coke
An extremely refreshing song... Crisp guitar, beautiful lyrics, simple tune and yet the energy that only Green Day songs can have!
What the hell? This is song is awesome! Just because it wasnt released on an official album it is a bonus song of international superhits along with maria, duhh! Its amazing!
Cool song with nice lyric and good music, I love it
[Newest]Very surprised this song isn't any higher... Maybe top 30?. ?

59Pulling Teeth
Just... Plain... AWESOMENESS!
But how is this 48? It is way better than 2000 light years away, or Burnout... And plus, It has its own story behind it.
One word; Awestastimisticated
I love the backup vocals! Mike Dirnt is a boss at bass and vocals. The drums are also epic!
Sure it's not the best green day song... BUT ITS WAY BETTER THAN BURNOUT or 2000 LIGHT YEARS AWAY! I mean come on! This song isn't the best song ever... BUT IT KICKS A**
[Newest]This is an amazing song... Every instrument is amazing

60Let Yourself Go
Shut your mouth because your talking too much and vote for this song anyway! ;D
Its like aftr listening to this record.. I was so relieved.. The old green day is finally back.. Also the guitar playing and drums have turned more amazing that ever.. Green day totally rocks..
Such a good song man, just awesome, love it and never get bored of it at all
[Newest]I love this song because it's so relatable to my life and I'm guessing many of you guys. Haha.

61The One I Want

62Missing You
My favorite Green Day song! The drums are so good in this

63Blood, Sex, and Booze
Awesome song but my favourite song is waiting from the album warning and its not even on this list
İ love the rhythm of this song and the lyrics too this song should be in top25 for sure if you haven't listened this song you should quick
Not my favorite song but deserves better place!
One of the best songs of Green Day, it should be top 10 or near
Una de las mejores canciones de Green Day, tendría que estar en el top 10 o cerca

64Restless Heart Syndrome
Powerful lyrics. Amazing tune. Beautiful guitar solo. This song is excellent. Who knew Billie Joe could hit such notes. When I first heard it, I spazzed out because I couldn't realize that such perfect music existed. LOVE IT! Another great job by Green Day, as always.
This isn't just Green Day's most under appreciated song but one of the most under appreciated epics in the history of rock music. This is one of Green Day's best ever songs. Years from now, generations of hardcore Green Day fanatics will look back and try to figure out why this Lennon-esque tune was never released as a single. I've never heard tell of a song this big being unreleased or unnoticed ever besides U2's Moment of Surrender.
Damn! Why is it in 25th place it should be higher than this this song really rocks, great intro and very very epic ending
[Newest]It's this. One of the best songs of all time. It's the most underrated song of all time, not counting MIA by Avenged Sevenfold

65She's a Rebel
Misin link on the brink of DESTRUCTION! Yeah! Great song! Second favourite after Holiday!
This describes the person I want to be. refreshing if you listen to it. can't believe its 64 ;/
Fun, Rocking, and Fast. What Green Day's sound is all about!
[Newest]Not my favorite song but deserves a better place.

66Before the Lobotomy
Come on...! This is an AWESOME song...! What the hell is it doing on the 57th place..?! It should be at least is the top 5...! Listen to it such a great song..! People whats wrong with y'all..? If you hate this song then you are 100% not a green day fan nor you have any clue what a real song is...!
I love this song. I can't believe its not in the top ten. It starts out soft like good riddance, then goes into the typical Green Day rock, then ends the way it began with a little more power behind it.
Underrated song, amazing lyrics.. Deserves to be in the top ten at least.. !
Come on vote it up.. !
[Newest]This song is my anthem! AMAZING song and stunning lyrics. This is music. love love love

67In the End

WHAT! This song is the root to the punk rock world! (next to basket case) This is my favorite Green Day song, and favorite punk rock song, and my favorite song PERIOD. This song is even better than last night on earth.
Awesome song... Used to love the brain stew jaded video where this part kicked In was crazy loved the 90's and all the people are voting must be the kids or something where are the old Green Day songs that should be up there
What the hell is this doing at 86?! This song is DEADLY! The energy of it is just EXTREME.

Just love this song! Why is this ranked at 51? Like jeez. Like I said, I love his song! My favorite on warning!
The beginning guitar rift is tracking amazing! It is impossible how this isn't within the top 25
DIS Z ILLEGAL! MUST be in top 10... Trust me everyone will like it..

7099 Revolutions
Renewed my faith in Green Day. I thought they should have stopped... And then I heard this song. It is absolutely brilliant!
I thought that Green Day should have ended. And then this song came out. It just goes to show that this band never gets old
Awesome song.. Best song off their new album... Tre rocks and so does Green Day...
[Newest]Every time I listen to this song I feel like I wanna dance and sing and everything.. Just love it

71The Static Age
once this song is near the end the energy from it is amazing not there best song of all time but in the top 10
What the fck is wrong with you people? This song is brilliant! The energy it brings with it is amazing! One of the best off 21stCB... Definitely top20 at least!
This song is amazing, why it is not in top 20!?

72F*** Time

73409 In Your Coffeemaker

74Brutal Love
One of Green Day's saddest songs. Also it's so good.


Totally a great song...
[Newest]Drop out, drop dead hideous, how low is this Brutal Love?


75Working Class Hero
This song was a cover of the John Lennon version, with a beautiful added touch. Basically, the song describes the problems ( such as discrimination and torture) workers endure in corrupted systems mostly seen in the third world. Except throughout Green Day's version, quotes from Sudanese ppeople are added to address the growing civil war and the poisnous working atmosphere that occurs un Darfur. Green Day not only tries to show people what's going on but sends a message that steps have to be taken, rendering this song a special masterpiece.
This list would be just about perfect if. This song were in the top ten. Honestly I think Green Day's cover was better than Lennon's original. Don't get me wrong, I love John Lennon, but the punkedness (not a word) of green days cover was an excellent touch. Reminded me a little of holiday, but catchier.

Really? This is such an underrated song. " I don't know you but I think I hate you, you're the reason for my Misery"
Dude!, this is totally coolest song I've ever heard!
Come on men, this is one of the top three in Dookie!
[Newest]This is for sure one of the top dookie songs!

77Deadbeat Holiday
Celebrate your own decay!
The only great classic from the album waiting. Full of punkiness
This song is amazing! Should be ranked a little higher.

78Westbound Sign
One of the most underrated songs of their most underrated albums. Come on guys, this song is perfect! I'm not saying that songs like 21 guns and stuff are bad, but this is simply one of the best pop-punk songs of all time! Get voting already
Criminally underrated song. Pure pop-punk. Will always be my favourite.

79The Forgotten
I hate Twilight, but I love this song. It kind of reminds me of Last Night on Earth. Also it's a sad song.
"Where in the world did the time go?... " Makes me nostalgic. Green Day has the ability to touch the chords of your heart, in the most pure way. And this song does that very well.
Oh! How come this song is here? It is the best song Green Day has ever composed, along with Time of you life, 21 guns and Holiday. Twilight rocks too! Bella looks hot B-)
[Newest]I so hate twilight. But I love this song! It deceives the hell I've been through.

80Last of the American Girls
This was like my anthem after the album came out. AWESOME SONG.
This song is so catchy and it's great. Just because Green Day has some great songs, you should still vote for the good ones! I don't understand why it's rank is so low, share the tunes
Not my favorite, but I'm voting for it because it deserves much higher than this.

81Sassafras Roots
One of my personal favourite songs


This is my favourite song from the best Gree Day album Dookie
This song should be a lot higher, its one of my favourites!
[Newest]Easily my favorite Green Day song. should be much higher on this list.

82When It's Time
A wonderful song.. Must listen. The time ticks around you- Full of orgasm. A must for lovers for this one really makes your heart move and fly.
What? One of the most soothing songs of green day and a 55th spot? People you GOT to vote for this one now!
Amazing and most soothing track green day ever producing. It is unlike their new pop punk rock song songs and it is quite meaningful too.

83Nuclear Family
Why is this 74... I know it's new but it should be higher! Come on people, you know this song is amazing!
Awesome vocals and best ever lyrics. The guitar solo is simply great.
One of their best new songs
the song is so much fun!
[Newest]Ba ba baby baby it's a blowout! Wow yeah!

84Too Much Too Soon

85Last Night On Earth
My favorite Green Day song, well one of them! I listen to it all the time! It's the perfect slow song. I also can't stop listening to: Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday, 21st Century Breakdown, Viva La Gloria, East Jesus Nowhere, and a bunch of others!
One of the best love songs of all time for me. It's just amazing. Just listen to the lyrics, you'll be blown away.
Last Night On Earth is one of the best love songs ever in my opinion. This song makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside when I listen to the lyrics. Its also me and my boyfriends song. This song explains that someone loves some one so much that they will do anything for them. Deserves better rating!
[Newest]One of the best

86Stay the Night
Best song from Uno! Why am I scrolling so far down the page to find it?!
Great song.. I know its new one but doesn't mean it can't be on top listen to it beautiful song
I think this is a pretty good song to dedicate but also has a nice rhythm... Love it so much

87Church on Sunday
If I promise you go to church on sunday, will you go with me on friday night - awesome lyric great music and no 60th whats wrong with you people

88Murder City
Did everyone forget about Murder City? Every time I hear this song, it makes me want to sing along. I can't help it, it's that catchy.
Possibly there best song I don't under stand how this is 68!

89Oh Love
Listening to this song RIGHT NOW! Their new album is amazing and this is easily the best song in it along with carpe diem. Hope this song makes the top 10 its so good. Most people don't have the new album yet so I urge them to get it, I like the tune of this song. Its amazing.
The new tune is amazing. A totally fresh green day song
Great song. Reaching at rank 1 billboard so quickly after its release.
[Newest]This is by far their best new song. It should be in the top twenty at least.

90Drama Queen
Beautiful song, this is one example of why Green Day Still has it.

Nobody likes Insomniac I guess based on the votes, but I loved this album. Brat, Stuart & the Ave and No Pride are easily in my top 10 Green Day songs, guess y'all commenters don't agree, it's a shame that this is ranked 120

92Bab's Uvula Who?
I love this song! Whats it doing at #31?
Should be in top 15!
Pure punk, slightly humorous and catchy as hell :) Everything thing I could ask for from a Green Day
This song is great! It should be so much higher!
Maybe I should calm down. I'm getting-
All wound up.

93Ha Ha You're Dead
I want this song up guys...! The lyrics, it's pure hatred! I just love this song. Please vote guys..!
Green Day are absolutely awesome - IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO CHOSE ONE SONG OVER ANOTHER - I'm voting for this one as it isn't as famous as some of the others.

It has a light tune - but if you go by the lyrics, you realize that it is actually full of hatred!
This song should be in top 5. Awesome lyrics, awesome tune... Everything for a good song!
[Newest]AAA seriously? 44? This song is amazing guys

This is a really underrated song; completely
How is this song ranked so low?! One of best songs from Warning, but not even in top 100!


To know you is to hate you so loving you must be like suicide... best song ever

95Wow! That's Loud

96American Eulogy
Now, wait a second. One of the classiest Green Day songs. Beggining has an epic pure punk beat. When I look up I see all this stuff I've never seen before. People, before you rate higher songs, listen to this and realize how great it is.
The first part of the song sounds Like Deadbeat Holiday but 20 times better.
The Second Part is also epic and shows off Mike's vocal skills. And how it mysteriously fades off in the end is creepy but cool.
Simply putting it, easily one of the best Green Day songs they have ever written. The change in pace from the beginning, the pure punk rock sound coming out of the guitar. This should be so much higher than this. A truly amazing song. Love it.
[Newest]Don't think this is their best, but it needs to be higher than this

97The Saints Are Coming
This is the best song by green day... This should be in the top ten.. If haven't heard it, you don't deserve to be seeing this list
Amazing! And this one is featuring u2
Awesome cover from Green Day & U2! I can't explain why it's not in the top 10!

98See the Light
I really don't see how this is ranked so low, awesome guitar work, nice drum line, lyrics, tune EVERYTHING. Should be at LEAST number 50, such a great song
Best song ever let alone by green day
Lyrics are awesome, & meaning is so open and relative

99Take Back
Yep, this song rocks! It may only be 1 minute long, but its awesome! One of my favorite from Nimrod. Surprising that it made the list.

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