Green Day have shared a personal new single, Dilemma

“We’ve seen so many of our peers struggle with addiction and mental illness…” Watch the video for Green Day’s personal new single Dilemma, taken from their upcoming 14th album Saviors.

Green Day have shared a personal new single, Dilemma
Emily Carter

Green Day have unveiled a personal and powerful new single, Dilemma.

The song – which follows previous 2023 singles The American Dream Is Killing Me and Look Ma, No Brains! – is taken from their 14th album Saviors, set for release on January 19, 2024.

Speaking about Dilemma’s meaning, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong reveals that it “was one of those songs that was kind of easy to write because it was so personal to me. We’ve seen so many of our peers struggle with addiction and mental illness. This song is all about the pain that comes from those experiences.”

In a world-exclusive interview with Kerrang!, Billie Joe also calls Dilemma one of his “favourite” songs from Saviors, and explains how, “I think it really cuts to the core of drug addiction, alcohol addiction and mental health. The first line is, ‘Welcome to my problems / It’s not an invitation.’ It almost sounds like Facebook within itself (laughs). It’s like, ‘Come feel sorry for me, come feel my pain.’ But, you know, I don’t have Facebook or Twitter, so I just do it in songs to where I think with melody it becomes more relatable, and people can interpret it in the different ways they want. It could be me just joking, but it could be dead fucking serious, too.”

Watch the video for Dilemma below.

Green Day are the cover stars of our current winter issue, where they dive into all things Saviors and much, much more. Get your copy now to read our brand-new interview with all three members of the band, as well as features with everyone from Fall Out Boy to Skindred to Pale Waves to Bad Omens.

Catch Green Day on The Saviors Tour at the following dates – get your tickets now.

May 2024

30 Monte do Gozo, Spain – O Son do Camino*

June 2024

1 Madrid Spain – Road to Rio Babel*
5 Lyon Decines – LDLC Arena - with The Interrupters
7 Nurnberg Germany – Rock im Park*
8 Nurburgring Germany – Rock am Ring*
10 Berlin Germany – Waldbühne
11 Hamburg Germany – Trabrennbahn Bahrenfeld
15 Interlaken Switzerland – Greenfield Festival*
16 Milan Italy – I Days - Hippodrome La Maura*
18 Paris France – Accor Arena
19 Arnhem Netherlands – GelreDome
21 Manchester UK – Emirates Old Trafford
23 Isle of Wight UK – Isle of Wight Festival*
25 Glasgow UK – Bellahouston Park
27 Dublin Ireland – Marlay Park
29 London UK – Wembley Stadium

With support from Nothing But Thieves, The Hives, Donots, The Interrupters and Maid Of Ace
* = festival date

July 2024

29 Washington, DC – Nationals Park

August 2024

1 Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
3 Montreal, QC – Osheaga Music and Arts Festival*
5 New York, NY – Citi Field
7 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
9 Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
10 Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
13 Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
15 St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre !
17 Minneapolis, MN – Target Field
20 Kansas City, KS – Azura Amphitheatre !
22 Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ballpark
24 Milwaukee, WI – American Family Field
26 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion !
28 Atlanta, GA – Truist Park
30 Nashville, TN – Geodis Park

September 2024

1 Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park
4 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
7 Denver, CO – Coors Field
10 Austin, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater !
11 Arlington, TX – Globe Life Field
14 Los Angeles, CA – SoFi Stadium
18 Phoenix, AZ – Chase Field
20 San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
23 Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park
25 Portland, OR – Providence Park
28 San Diego, CA – Petco Park

With support from The Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and The Linda Lindas
* = festival date
! = with support from Rancid and The Linda Lindas only

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