℗ 2020 Reprise Records.
Father of All... Tracklist:
This is by far Green Day’s best work. They have truly grown up and left theirs idiotic punk fans behind. They’re still eating dog food while Green Day are going stronger than ever! The Kinks, John Jett, Lennon, Eagles, The Clash just to name a few of the CLEAR influences on this record. This has the hooks for Warning, the Social Substance of American Idiot, the Lyrics of 21st century Breakdown, the guitar work oh the trilogy and the dark tones of Rev Rad! It’s all of their best work wrapped in a gut busting 26 min ride of old, new and wild!!! Must listen! 5 stars!!!
Haven’t been a big fan of Green Day since probably 21st century even doe I bought the deluxe trilogy (big mistake) but I mean this one isn’t even that bad it’s been on repeat for a good week or so 👌🏼 could be a little better but good enough
I’m a fan of Green Day and own all their albums except this one but this Album is a letdown and by far the worst album by them. You have Sum 41 who makes a new album and keeps the same style while Green Day on the other hand goes to complete trash and changes styles completely
I was expecting a pretty good modern alternative rock album with a little bit of a classic green day flare and I got a pop album about meeting billy on the roof, being a teenage teenager, and sugar youth (whatever that means). Oh Yeah! That’s just what I needed!
Seriously, this album is like a bad parody of the Black Keys or Cage The Elephant. It sounds like a generic band on any alternative station. This album is dreadful. I gave the whole album a couple of listens this past week on Apple Music, hoping it would grow on me, but I can't stand it. I actually deleted it from my music library, because I don't ever want to hear it again. This isn't experimentation, reinvention, or pushing boundaries, it's pop culture sameness for the sake of youthful relevance. It's like being the old dudes at the club. All they actually had to do to be relevant was SOUND LIKE GREEN DAY.
This album is not Green Day going back to their roots. This is them meshing pop punk with Rockabilly. And it works for me. I can see why purist will be turned off by this, but I think it’s a nice, fun punkabilly album.
It's a sad state of affairs when fans turn on the bands they love so much. Employing a schoolyard bully paradigm to make yourself feel better because you're nowhere near as successful as Billy Joe, Tre and Mike speaks more about you than the three of them. Show me your over 200 award nominations and over 90 wins including four Grammy's as well as your spot in the Rock 'n Roll HOF and I'll accept your bashing Green Day for more than the compensating of your own failures that it is. This album is awesome!
Seriously, someone needs to forcibly separate Green Day from Pete Wentz and his dork squad. The samples, the dance beats, I expected the Munster’s theme to kick in on half these songs. If you ever wondered what fall out boy would sound like with Billy Joe on vocals here ya go. I’m all for artists pushing their ranges but imitating a band that is, essentially imitating you? Come on, guys. Even you know this is your worst record.
I legitimately enjoyed this album. This album doesn’t ask for much of your time, and doesn’t waste it either. While it doesn’t sound like their old sound, I think it’s better than producing a clone of revolution radio. Kudos to them for doing something different
Everyone just wants a carbon copy of American Idiot, 21st Century Breakdown or Dookie. This is not that. And that is a great thing. This is Green Day doing what they do best .. making great music. Short, sweet and to the point.
Go listen to Fire by Jimi Hendrix and try to convince me they didn’t steal that songs riff/drums for Father of All... You could have at least picked an artist a little less famous than Jimi to riff off of. I mean c’mon guys. For real?
They had to go a different direction because they’ve been around for many years now so just because something sounds different doesn’t mean people should just write them off by giving the album one star. Have an open mind people,and trust Green Day. They’re not stupid nor burnt out. They’re gonna make something to satisfy their fans. It’s not about the money anymore. They have enough money to retire if they wanted to. This album is sick! Starting with the 1st song to the last. Just trust,trust and trust !!!
Ngl this album isn’t the greatest. It’s just not Green Day, and you can’t even hear the words in the songs. I will admit that Oh Yeah, Sugar Youth, and Graffitia are okay, but the rest of the album is just crappy.
I'm surprised after looking at all the reviews that no one has mentioned that Oh Yeah and Stab You in the Heart are so familiar in spots. Listen to Joan Jett's Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah) and hear the exact same chorus as Green Day's Oh Yeah. Listen to Hippy Hippy Shake by anyone and Stab You in the Heart has parts so similar. I wonder if they got permissions for the "similarities" or not.
okay so off the bat, i don’t think this album is as bad as everybody is saying it is. it has a lot of hard rock and punk elements, and even though it’s a different vibe from their older stuff, it doesn’t feel soft necessarily. it’s still better than 90% of the music that comes out today, and kind of felt like a breath of fresh air from the green day formula. maybe not done as well or as carefully as the others, but still fun. obviously not every song was a smash, but this isn’t the “death of green day.” people gotta chill, they’re just trying something new before their record expires. plus the songs will feel pretty heavy on the hella mega tour i’m sure. all around not thrilled, but i haven’t lost hope lol
Having grown up with Dookie and seen Green Day from their genesis to their current sound, I have to say, this album is Rad. It’s semi-polished without being over produced and the writing and melodies are as raw and catchy as ever. While they've evolved as musicians, they still keep an honest punk rock sound that’s just as digestible, fun, and hard as their first release. Their talent as musicians is just as strong, if not more solid then ever. Well done.