On this week... Green Day's "International Superhits" was released on 13th November, 2001 as a compilation of all Green Day's singles from Dookie through to and including Warning. The album also includes previously unreleased songs Maria and Poprocks and Coke. As well as a CD release, there is also "International Supervideos" - a collection of all the (awesome) music videos that accompanied the Green Day singles.

At the time, some saw this release as a signal of a possible demise for Green Day, with the subsequent album releases after breakthrough album Dookie being more modestly received, both critically and commercially. On top of that, best hits albums are often seen as an acknowledgement by a band (or act), that they've reached their commercial peak and so they "mail in" a best hits compilation, rather than continuing to be creative and release new material. Little did we all know (and quite likely that includes Green Day) that the band were a couple of years away from smashing their way back into mainstream success again with their career defining album, American Idiot.

Having said that, International Superhits/Supervideos is (i consider them as one) a must have for any Green Day fan's music collection. In one album, it spans the career of the band to 2001 with all the classics that you would associate with Green Day at that time. I could name them all, they're all worthy of a mention, so i'll merely point you in the direction of our music section where we have the full track listing, along with lyrics to all the songs and links to their videos. Go geek out on International Superhits!

- greendaytone. Go on and leave your thoughts on the album in the comments! :)

Last Year:

Some pictures from Green Day's studio were released. Check this news story to see them.

Green Day's performance in Munich from 2009 at the Olympiastadion was shown in cinemas across Europe, giving fans another way to enjoy the band's live show. It was an interesting experience, one which i got to enjoy and comment on here.

Green Day officially announced the upcoming release of a live album from their recently finished 21st Century Breakdown tour.

In 2009:

Live music videos for Murder City & Last Night On Earth were released. The performances were taken from Green Day's European Tour (1st leg) shows in Birmingham and Zurich, respectively.

Here Jimmy's Europe Tour Recap from 2009 as Green Day played their final shows of that particular leg of the tour in Munich, Vienna and Zurich.

Stay tuned for another "on this week..." - next week!
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