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American Idiot (album) by Green Day

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American Idiot
American Idiot by Green Day (2004)
Release date: 2004-09-14
Overall rank: 139th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 1,517 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 5 albums of 2004 (3rd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (26th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (139th)

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American Idiot is ranked as the best album by Green Day.

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Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 1,517 votes)
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Rating:  
95/100
From lstevens
Overall: 9.2

Top Tracks: "American Idiot", "Jesus of Suburbia", "Wake Me Up When September Ends"
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Best album ever for me
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From Rivera
Their best effort. Perfect from start to finish.
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Some of the catchiest rock tunes of all time tied together to a pretty cool story
Favorite track: Jesus of Suburbia
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I do think this album is slightly overrated by pop punk fans, but it's a good album. It's political message is pretty generic and typical, but the songs themselves are good and the punk opera concept works well.
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I think this album is great. Each track blends in effortlessly. I listen to it regularly.
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Surprisingly excellent overall, although my attention admittedly waned toward the end.
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This album was a big risk for Green Day after their underwhelming album Warning, yet rock and roll is a risk in itself. They hit hard with this hour and few minute long record with smashing singles and two 9 minute songs (Jesus of Suburbia and Homecoming) that develop the plot of the triumphant rock opera.
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From jhuik
Saw a dude wearing a fresh new American Idiot T-shirt the other day and I thought, yeah, that's still a good statement. This album, unfortunately, is still all too relevant, isn't it?
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