Green Day release new single, announce 14th studio album Saviors

Let’s gooooo! Watch Green Day’s new video for The American Dream Is Killing Me, taken from their just-announced 14th studio album Saviors, which was co-produced by Rob Cavallo (Dookie, American Idiot).

Green Day release new single, announce 14th studio album Saviors
Emily Carter

After a whooooole lotta teasing this month, Green Day’s huge news is finally here: the punk rock legends have just unveiled a killer single, The American Dream Is Killing Me, and announced details of their 14th album Saviors.

Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has revealed that The American Dream… was actually one of the last songs the band wrote for Saviors – but it left an instant impression on the trio (completed by bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool).

“As soon we cut it, we said, ‘Okay, that’s going first,’” Billie Joe reveals, while also calling the single “a look at the way the traditional American Dream doesn’t work for a lot of people – in fact, it’s hurting a lot of people.”

As for Saviors as a whole, the record is due out on January 19, 2024 via Reprise/Warner Records, and it was co-produced by the legendary Rob Cavallo – who has not only worked with the likes of My Chemical Romance, Paramore and Linkin Park, but famously produced classic Green Day albums like 1994’s Dookie, 2004’s American Idiot, and more.

Watch the zombie apocalypse video for The American Dream Is Killing Me below:

Posting about the album on social media, a statement reveals: “Saviors is an invitation into Green Day’s brain, their collective spirit as a band, and an understanding of friendship, culture and legacy of the last 30 plus years.

It’s raw and emotional. Funny and disturbing. It’s a laugh at the pain, weep in the happiness kind of record.

Honesty and vulnerability.

What is Saviors about, you ask?

Power pop, punk, rock, indie triumph. disease, war, inequality, influencers, yoga retreats, alt right, dating apps, masks, MENTAL HEALTH, climate change, oligarchs, social media division, free weed, fentanyl, fragility,,..

What would Andy Warhol do?
What would John Waters do?
What would Quentin Tarantino do?

What would GREEN DAY do?”

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