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    ROLLING STONE: DAVID FRICKE ALTERNATE TAKE
    January 31, 2013

    Green Day: "99 Revolutions," from Tré (Reprise)
    Billie Joe Armstrong
    's public meltdown in September got more column inches than Uno, Dos and Tré combined. They deserved better, especially the rage, pop and sense of "99 Revolutions," written in the aftermath of Occupy Oakland. A week before he ran off the rails in Las Vegas, Armstrong finished Green Day's New York album-release gig at Irving Plaza with this incendiary device. It was the 40th song of the set, but he sang it with a face and voice alight with sustained fury and faith. I prefer to remember the end of his year this way.


    Full article at Rolling Stone: HERE
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on January 31, 2013

Green Day: "99 Revolutions," from Tré (Reprise)
Billie Joe Armstrong
's public meltdown in September got more column inches than Uno, Dos and Tré combined. They deserved better, especially the rage, pop and sense of "99 Revolutions," written in the aftermath of Occupy Oakland. A week before he ran off the rails in Las Vegas, Armstrong finished Green Day's New York album-release gig at Irving Plaza with this incendiary device. It was the 40th song of the set, but he sang it with a face and voice alight with sustained fury and faith. I prefer to remember the end of his year this way.


Full article at Rolling Stone: HERE