Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releases New Cover Song And Launches No Fun Mondays
The Green Day frontman has also announced that fans can expect a new cover to arrive every week as part of the brilliantly titled No Fun Mondays, stating that he’ll be doing this “until we’re let back out into the world”.
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Given Billie Joe’s wide-ranging taste in music, we can’t wait to see what else is to come from No Fun Mondays.
Of course he’s a huge lover of all things punk, but the musician grew up listening to everything from Elvis Presley to AC/DC to Fleetwood Mac to The Beatles. More recently, he’s shown his appreciation for Aussie punk favourites The Chats, while also supporting his son Joey and Jakob’s respective bands SWMRS and Ultra Q.
Basically, we should be prepared for him to cover just about anything.
Welcome to No Fun Mondays. Going to release a cover song every week until we’re let back out into the world. This… https://t.co/B7eOMqbZIn— Green Day (@GreenDay) Mon Mar 30 16:50:30 +0000 2020
Check out Billie Joe’s take on You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory in full below:
The frontman was joined by his dogs as he played a stripped-back rendition of Green Day’s Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, prefacing the performance by stating, “I hope everybody’s happy and healthy – or trying to be as happy as possible. I know it’s a really stressful time. But I just wanna say it’s an honour to be playing for everybody right now.”
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