Dirty Rotten Bastards

Album: ¡Tré! (2012)
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Songfacts®:

  • At 6:26 this is the longest track on Green Day's ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré! trilogy. The song is the band, "going all over the place," said Billie Joe Armstrong to UK newspaper The Sun. "It's an arena song then a sing-along and it takes off. We wanted to make something similar to 'Jesus Of Suburbia' or a b-side off The Beatles' Abbey Road. It's a number of songs combined that make a giant sing-along and something you can dance to."

Comments: 2

  • Preston from KentuckyI just realized the guitar part after the "Cause California's burning down tonight. TONIGHT!" isn't "Shoplifter" as I originally thought, but instead, it's the vocal melody to this song. It just sounds a lot like "Shoplifter"
  • Preston from KentuckyAfter the "Cause California's burning down tonight! TONIGHT!" part you can hear the guitar playing "Shoplifter", from the deluxe edition of American Idiot
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