Multi-platinum rock band Green Day will release a brand-new live album, entitled Awesome As F**k
, on March 22nd, 2011, on Reprise Records. Available as a CD with bonus DVD or as a CD plus bonus Blu-Ray, the set features explosive performances captured during the band's 2009-2010 World Tour in support of their Grammy® Award-winning album 21st Century Breakdown
Green Day recorded every show on the 21st Century Breakdown
tour. When it concluded, the band members, singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tre Cool, sifted through the audio to deliver the best performances from their shows around the world. The footage on the bonus DVD or Blu-Ray was shot at the band's show in Tokyo, Japan. The package includes Green Day's biggest hits and fan favorites, including "21 Guns," "American Idiot," "When I Come Around," and "Good Riddance."
Critics raved about the 21st Century Breakdown
tour, which launched in North America in July of 2009.
Released by Reprise Records on May 15th, 2009, 21st Century Breakdown
debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, won a 2009 Grammy Award for "Best Rock Album," and has sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide. It has spawned the hit singles "Know Your Enemy," which has been certified gold, and the platinum-selling "21 Guns," whose video won three 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, including "Best Rock Video."
1. 21st Century Breakdown
2. Know Your Enemy
3. East Jesus Nowhere
5. Static Age
7. Blvd. Of Broken Dreams
9. Geek Stink Breath
10. Welcome To Paradise
11. When I Come Around
13. 21 Guns
14. American Eulogy
15. Jesus Of Suburbia
16. Good Riddance
"As if releasing a wave of energy that had been building up during their four-year hiatus from touring, Green Day poured all their heart and soul into a powerhouse set." --Rolling Stone
"The band's relationship with its audience is disarmingly real." --Spin