More Year End Lists

By Clover /Dec. 26, 2009 / Comments
"21st Century Breakdown" appeared on Smashing Magazine's 100 Obscure and Remarkable CD Covers. "Warm and grungy, this cd cover art also captures a tinge of teenage angst."

"21st Century Breakdown" also appeared in a NY Times article by Jon Pareles, entitled, Reggae and Rock Operas, Intimacies and Anthems. "21st Century Breakdown" is third on the list, with the following description:
[quote]Green Day's second rock opera is more ambitious than "American Idiot": richer, more diverse, more urgent, more flat-out tuneful and also more confusing. The ultimate target of the songs' rage and frustration can be unclear - the most pointed song can only ask "Do you know your enemy?" - but the ambition and the spirit of punky rebellion are strong.[/quote]
Finally, Green Day appeared in the Top 10 of Last.fm's Best of 2009. "21st Century Breakdown" appears at spot number eight.
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