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    ALTERNATIVE PRESS: Throwback Thursday: The First CDs We Bought
    June 05, 2014

    Green Day will forever hold a steadfast place in my heart, as their critically acclaimed seventh studio album, American Idiot, was the first CD I ever declared as my own. After some hefty amounts of incessant coaxing toward my mother, I found myself indubitably adrift within the vast expanse of the records’ soaring, yet angst-laden vocal patterns and radio-ready punk-rock infused instrumentals. American Idiot had me enthralled; it had me consumed; it had me in love. I’ll never forget the way “Are We The Waiting” and “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” tugged at my preteen heartstrings, or how Tré Cool’s fills in the title track first inspired me to get behind a drum kit. While some may be hesitant or embarrassed to admit American Idiot helped kickstart their journey into music, it’s something I will never deny. —Tyler Sharp

    Full list at AP: HERE

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on June 05, 2014

Green Day will forever hold a steadfast place in my heart, as their critically acclaimed seventh studio album, American Idiot, was the first CD I ever declared as my own. After some hefty amounts of incessant coaxing toward my mother, I found myself indubitably adrift within the vast expanse of the records’ soaring, yet angst-laden vocal patterns and radio-ready punk-rock infused instrumentals. American Idiot had me enthralled; it had me consumed; it had me in love. I’ll never forget the way “Are We The Waiting” and “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” tugged at my preteen heartstrings, or how Tré Cool’s fills in the title track first inspired me to get behind a drum kit. While some may be hesitant or embarrassed to admit American Idiot helped kickstart their journey into music, it’s something I will never deny. —Tyler Sharp

Full list at AP: HERE

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iwannabetheminority's picture
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man i remember being 6 and singing wake me up when september ends that will always be my fav song

AnneSutherland's picture

Why would anyone be embarrassed to admit American Idiot helped kick start their journey into music? Green day is simply the best!