Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tre Cool of Green Day perform onstage during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival

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Green Day's New Album Is About....Dancing!

What, you were expecting Trump?

February 6, 2020
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Dancing!  That's what Green Day is all about on their forthcoming album, "Father Of All."  I mean, yeah...

We're feelin' it.  But....why?  Seems a lot of people, if not most, were expecting the band to come out all guns blazing against President Trump, but Mike says, eh...not really where the band is right now.  Billie also told SPIN,  "The thing with Trump, all of it, for us, seemed too obvious.  There's so much toxic shit in the ether right now.  I didn't want to write songs that would contribute to that.  I think this whole record, the point was to make Green Day more danceable."

The guys also said that "American Idiot still says all they need to say today.

Look at these faces on the cover of @kerrangmagazine_ #fatherofallisalmosthere ------

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Album drops tomorrow, btw!