Your browser doesn't support HTML5 audio. Here is a link to download the audio instead. Since they exploded in the culture in , Green Day has continued to surprise and energize its fans through the evolution of its music, songwriting, and artistic ambition. Celebrating true rebel girls—girls who push back, girls who use their voice, girls who say no— Last of the American Girls takes on both the establishment and the upwardly mobile, espousing an infectious spirit that has never been more relevant. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.
Green Day is set to publish their first book, and it's a doozy! One of the most important and influential artists of their generation, the high-energy rock band Green Day has continued to inspire millions of fans worldwide with their music, political views, and iconoclastic conviction. In this powerful full-color book, they now transform their Billboard hit 'Last of the American Girls' into an inspiring homage and handbook for the rebellious — every woman who refuses to capitulate. Personally, it sounds like I could've really used this book in high school, when I was extremely concerned with being a hot punk dude's fantasy, and receiving "the highest compliment" Billie Joe Armstrong has to offer. Just a supernatural punk babe on a mission to save the world!
It peaked at number 26 on the US alternative rock chart. The song impacted radio on May 11, In its album review, Rolling Stone wrote: "'Last of the American Girls' comes on as a fabulous left-wing love song to a rebel girl — when Armstrong sings, 'She won't cooperate,' he's giving her the highest compliment he can imagine. Gloria is shown taking part in everyday activities, such as brushing her teeth, watching television, and cleaning her nails. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rock Sound.
Last of the American Girls , the first book written by Green Day, will be released this fall, Rolling Stone has reported. Illustrated by cartoonist Frank Caruso, the tome — which takes its title from the band's 21 Century Breakdown track of the same name — will see release via Dey Street Books Oct. Co-authored by all three Green Day members collectively, the book about "true rebel girls" is described by its publisher as "an inspiring homage and handbook for the rebellious everywoman who refuses to capitulate. The book's theme echos the story found in its namesake anthem. There, "Last of the American Girls" furthers the tale of 21st Century Breakdown character Gloria, a "one of a kind" woman "singing songs on the eve of destruction. However, in the course of finalizing the composition, the scope become more sweeping.