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Green Day's "signature" song


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Don't know if this was a topic before on this site but I was wondering what you guys thought was Green Day's signature song. Most popular artists seem to have a song that most people will forever associate them with such as Blink 182's "All the Small Things" (in my opinion at least). For me, I would have to say it's either Longview or the song American Idiot, since I bet if I walked up to a random person on the street that they would most likely name one of those two songs. Any opinion is appreciated guys, thanks for any feedback. :)


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Wake Me Up When September Ends


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BoBD I think it would be.



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Older fans: Basket Case or Longview, Good Riddance

 

Newer fans: Wake Me Up When September Ends or American Idiot

 

Even Newer fans: 21 Guns


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Basket Case. Always Basket Case.
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Murican Idjit


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Boulevard Of Broken Dreams :) and/or Basket Case



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Boulevard of Broken Dreams / Basket Case / Good Riddance



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Yeah, I have to go with Basket Case. But everyone knows American Idiot too.



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Here's the funny thing; there is no one answer, it all depends on who you ask. Ask a general rock fan, they'll probably say Basket Case or Longview. Ask a pop junkie, they'll probably say BOBD or Good Riddance. Ask a hardcore fan, they'll probably give you a clusterfuck of different answers. I think that just says something about how they've hit all different segments of music in their career so far.


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American Idiot definitely for fans around 11-16 



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I think it's something from the Dookie Era like Basketcase. For a while it was BOBD, but I think it's Basketcase or When I come Around.



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Boulevard of Broken Dreams



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21 guns.

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Basket Case!!!



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American Idiot or Basket Case.

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Basket Case, Good Riddance and BoBD, in my opinion.



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Well the first song I became familiar with was Good Riddance so I'll go with that.



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Basket Case or Boulevard of Broken Dreams



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American Idiot... always will be



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Good Riddance for sure.



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I think it might me American Idiot, but it might depend of how old is the person... :P



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American idiot for sure



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Basket Case, American Idiot or Boulevard of broken dreams



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Or maybe Wake me up when september ends



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in terms of lyrics that everyone knows, I'd say Good Riddance. In terms of radio play, I'd say Basket Case.



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Dookie Era: Basket Case 

Nimrod Era: Good Riddance

AI Era: American Idiot or BoBD

21CB Era: 21 Guns

Trilogy Era: ...... Oh Love?



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The fact that we can't decide on one signature song, show that they've had a pretty impressive career so far.

 

Basket Case, Good Riddance, American Idiot and BoBD are songs that everyone knows.


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Chump.


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which song has 60 millions views on youtube?


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