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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:30 pm

I just read that Green Day protested Trump ...
The KKK took my baby away, Bonzo , type thing.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Mon Nov 21, 2016 5:19 pm

When/where did they do that?

It's a pet peeve of mine when artists (movies, music, whatever) spout political views during a concert or awards ceremony or the like.  If they want to make a public statement via their PR people or during a press conference or interview fine but I don't go to concerts or comedy shows to hear the performer spew their political views.  Just shut up and do what I paid to see.

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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:38 am

Their album "Dookie" was an overrated piece of shit that deserves its name (pun intended). I couldn't see the appeal of it.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:04 pm

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When/where did they do that?

During the American Music Awards the other night - apparently they broke into a chant of "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA" in the midst of whatever song they were playing.

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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:47 am

just strikes me as trying to remain relevant

who listens to Green Day anymore?
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:41 am

Shit, who even listens to MUSIC anymore? Anybody? Everything good has become niche and even the mainstream charts are barren, short-lived, and dwindling. It's either Kanye, Bieber, or Gaga.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:02 am

i don't intend to defend kanye's personality (because who can? the dude's legitimately insane) but a lot of his music is actually pretty good.

for lack of a better way to manipulate words of persuasion, take into consideration this article about his album Yeezus written by Lou Reed.

http://thetalkhouse.com/lou-reed-of-the-velvet-underground-talks-kanye-wests-yeezus/
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:15 am

Parrots! People just throw the word "fascist" around and I don't think too many people know what they're saying.

Green Day...soft, middle-aged Punk Rockers. They were on a late show last night saying the same nonsense.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:40 pm

When I was in Warsaw last week I saw several really prominent advertisements for their latest album, Revolution Radio. I listened to the album once in the background when I was working on something a few months ago. It wasn't somewhat catchy here and there, but not very memorable overall.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:55 pm

Now that both of my kids are Green Day fans, they decided that they both want G.D. t-shirts for Christmas. My brother opted to take that bullet - he works in a Mall so he went to the Hot Topic store this afternoon and bought one for each of them, cuz he's The Cool Uncle.

... I would've given my left nut to be a fly on the wall watching my bro (a balding, mid-forties "Old School Death Metal Guy Who Hates Every Note of Music Released After 1990") browsing the tee shirt racks in Hot Topic. I'm sure he had a few choice thoughts about the other (younger) customers, the music being played in the store, the employees, etc. He also despises Green Day, so I'm sure he  hated knowing that they were getting some of his money. Laughing very hard

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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:37 pm

I don't get all the Green Day hate.  Yeah they got really pretentious with American Idiot but before that (and the "Uno", "Dos" and "Trey" albums after that) they are actually just catchy power pop IMO.  Sure they all basically sound the same but so do the Ramones.

I'm not a rabid fan or anything but I do have a bunch of Green Day albums and I still enjoy listening to them from time to time.

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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:29 am

My brother's just an old crank who hates everything.. Laughing very hard

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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:32 am

I like Green Day, like toho said, catchy punk pop music, it seems to be a contradiction being a pop punk band, but whatever I like their tunes and albums.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:46 am

Yeah, they're an enjoyable band to me too, though their newer stuff doesnt do much for me admittedly.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:02 am

I enjoy their albums, and have them all via purchases, library or friends, but I'm not very invested in them. I've never at any point binged on their music. Probably my favorite song from them is "Walking Contradiction", which was also a great video. My favorite album is most likely 21ast Century Breakdown.
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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:06 pm

My 9 year old and I went to the local thrift shop a week or so ago and he walked out with two Green Day CDs (Dookie and Shenanigans) plus DVDs of the original "Halloween" and John Carpenter's "Christine."

I was like "He buys CDs and horror movies. I SHALL CALL HIM MINI-ME!"

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PostSubject: Re: Green Day   Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:35 pm

Thanks to the influence of my kids, who listen to Green Day pretty much 24-7 these days, I have added two more G.D. albums to my own collection: "American Idiot" (which is excellent) and "Warning" (which is kinda blah, aside from two or three songs)...

If their stuff keeps turning up in Goodwill on the cheap I'll keep pickin' em up.

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