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#1 captain peroxide

 
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Posted 30 April 2010 - 05:42 PM

This thread is for discussion of Insomniac, both the album as a whole and all the individual songs as well.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 06:51 PM

my least fav GD album, but it's still a good album :), though i really like Panic Song :wub:.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 06:53 PM

I simply adore Insomniac, it's my favourite Green Day album - both musically and lyrically, and also one of my all-time top albums :wub:
I don't know exactly what it is about it that makes me love it so, and I remember when I first bought it I wasn't so keen on the album, oh but it grew on me. I find it's often the things you can't quite place why you like them, that you love the most (if that makes any sense!). Definitely the case with Insomniac

Also one of my go-to albums for when I need comforting....It's always been the perfect album for when I'm a little bit low and frustrated with life. Or just pissed off.
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Posted 30 April 2010 - 07:07 PM

THIS ONE WAS MY FIRST ALBUM :wub: :wub: :wub:
I love it :happy: Favorites... westbound sign, panic song and stuart and the ave... and stuck with me! :woot:

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 07:12 PM

THIS ONE WAS MY FIRST ALBUM http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...
I love it http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... Favorites... westbound sign, panic song and stuart and the ave... and stuck with me! http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...

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i love Insomniac :wub: i think was the 2nd album i bought (or my parents bought to me. whatever) and im obsessed with Stuck With Me :woot:

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 07:13 PM

THIS ONE WAS MY FIRST ALBUM http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...
I love it http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... Favorites... westbound sign, panic song and stuart and the ave... and stuck with me! http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...

love love love love love the intro to Panic Song. And Stuart and the Ave.

No Pride :wub: This was my face when Billie Joe played it for me at the Auckland show last year :woot: :woot: :woot:

But I'm not even going to attempt to pick favourites, haha.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 07:15 PM

This is the home of (one of) my all-time favourite green day songs, that i can never stop listening to... top played on iTunes, fo'sho :happy:
WESTBOUND SIGN :wub:
i dont know why, i guess it's because of the amount of roadtrips I've gone on and the amount of moving i've done- it's ultimatley about an epic roadtrip :lol:
then it's also something to do with how much i want outta here, it's like it's encouraging me to move on, and that's it's not what you left behind but what's waiting for you. sometimes when i'm thinking about the future i need to hear that. when something awful's happened, but also when something really good happens, it's good to listen to. it's cleared my head so many times and i actually owe this song, seriously.
(but there's also the whole billie/adie thing under it and i really gets to me sometimes :cry:)

i would die if it was played live :wub:

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 07:24 PM

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i love Insomniac http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... i think was the 2nd album i bought (or my parents bought to me. whatever) and im obsessed with Stuck With Me http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...
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oh, god, I FORGOT ABOUT JADED! D:
ALWAYS MOVE FORWARD, GOING STRAIGHT WILL GET YOU NOWHERE! :wub:

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 07:47 PM

love love love love love the intro to Panic Song. And Stuart and the Ave.

No Pride http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... This was my face when Billie Joe played it for me at the Auckland show last year http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...

But I'm not even going to attempt to pick favourites, haha.

agree with you. the intro to Panic Song is lovely and it's so great playing on the bass! :woot:

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oh, god, I FORGOT ABOUT JADED! D:
ALWAYS MOVE FORWARD, GOING STRAIGHT WILL GET YOU NOWHERE! http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...
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JADED :wub: the video is SO ...SO... SO... you know. i cant express it in words.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 08:09 PM

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JADED http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p... the video is SO ...SO... SO... you know. i cant express it in words.
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I FORGOT ABOUT WALKING CONTRADICTION! D: D:

screw it, I'M MARRYING INSOMNIAC :wub:
and Warning will be my lover

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 08:12 PM

I don't listen to Insomniac enough. There are SO many good songs I always forget about.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 08:31 PM

Love this album so much,
I think it's also under-rated...

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 09:12 PM

I don't really listen to this album, well, my favorite ones are Panic Song, And Stuart and the Ave and many others! :happy:

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 09:15 PM

I just sat down and listened to the whole album :happy: It's all pretty amazing, but my personal favorites are Walking Contradiction, Brain Stew, Armatage Shanks, and Geek Stink Breath.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 09:30 PM

love this album :D one of my faves for sure

i love listening to brain stew while high :P

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 10:22 PM

WESTBOUND SIGN http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...

Yes!! And Armatage Shanks, Geek Stink Breath, Stuck With Me, Stuart and the Ave, Walking Contradiction... :wub:

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 10:26 PM

I think it's also under-rated...


I agree. There are so many great songs on this album that are forgotten.
Walking Contradiction = best song EVER. :D

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 10:30 PM

"I'm on a roll, no self-control..."

Effing love this album.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 10:56 PM

Insomniac is one of those albums that just grew on me.. It took me a while to actually like this album but now i love it..

Songs like Armatage shanks, Westbound sign, tight wad hill, panic song took me a while to actually like them and i used to skip them a lot but now i love these songs..

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 01:37 AM

stuart and the ave is my absolute favorite off this album...and panic song...and the rest of the album hahah

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 04:08 AM

My favourite Green Day album by a country mile. As soon as I listen to Armatage Shanks I have to go ahead and listen to the whole album. Personally I think this was Green Day's punk peak because it managed to encapsulate the feeling of their time at Lookout while still retaining a mainstream, clean sound.

My favourite tracks are Armatage Shanks, 86, Walking Contradiction, Geek Stink Breath, Brat and Panic Song. It really is a great album.

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 04:29 AM

Oh man, this is my favorite album

My favorite songs are here: No Pride and 86, I don't know, that album is full of good lyrics, good drums, bass to listen and love.

My favorite lines (a few of them) of the album:

"I perfected the science of the idiot" (Armatage Shanks)

"Mom and Dad don't look so hot these days, But my future's looking good" (Brat)

"I'm not part of your elite, I'm just alright" (Stuck With Me)

"Wish in one hand shit in the other, And see which one gets filled first" (Geek Stin Breath)

"Honor's gonna knock you down, Before your chance to stand up and fight" (No Pride)

"No culture's worth a stream of piss, Or a bullet in my face" (No Pride)

"My fuse is short and my blood pressure is high" (Bab's Uvula Who?)

"Did you lose something the last time you were here?" (86)

"There's no return to 86" (86)

"Ready for a cheap escape, On the brink of self destruction" (Panic Song)

"The world is a sick machine, breeding a mass of shit" (Panic Song)

"Destiny is dead, in the hands of bad luck" (Stuart and The Ave)

"I'm having trouble trying to sleep" (Brain Stew)

"My mind is set on overdrive" (Brain Stew)

"There is no progress, evolution killed it all" (Jaded)

"Is it salvation? Or an escape from discontent?" (Westbound Sign)

"But having the time of his life, hating every minute of his existance" (Tight Wad Hill)

"I'm a smart ass but I'm playing dumb" (Walking Contradiction)

"Control the chaos behind a gun" (Walking Contradiction)

"Losers winning big on the lottery" (Walking Contradiction)

"I have no belief, but I believe, I'm a walking contradiction" (Walking Contradiction)
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Posted 01 May 2010 - 04:42 AM

favourite green day album.
stuart & the ave. :wub:

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 05:13 AM

favourite green day album.
stuart & the ave. http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...


haha just wanted to post: not my favourite. don´t like it very much. Every Green Day album is great but this the one i don´t like most :P
it´s great though.

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 05:37 AM

This has to be my favourite album of all time :D

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 05:40 AM

This has to be my favourite album of all time http://www.greendaycommunity.org/Forum/p...


It´s good/great. everything they do is great :D But def. not my favourite :D

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 11:46 AM

aw. poor insomniac needs some love :wub:
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Posted 01 May 2010 - 11:51 AM

i enjoy a lot playing Stuart and the ave in the bass *-* im in love with the bass of this album. Mike made a really good job :wub: (as always, of course but in insomniac... fucking rocks!)
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Posted 01 May 2010 - 11:57 AM

One of my least favourite albums i think, but i do enjoy listening to Panic Song VERY loud when i am feeling stressed for some reason it makes me feel better

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 02:47 PM

I LOVE This album. Just soo amny good songs.
And Billie's song writing is just facinating.


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