Dry Ice

Album: 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (1990)


  • Billie Joe Armstrong wrote this about a girl he had a secret crush on. Around this time, Armstrong would usually write lyrics after consuming alcohol, since it loosened his inhibitions and allowed him to express thoughts he wouldn't share if he didn't have a few drinks in him.
  • At the end of the song, you can faintly hear the band shouting "YES!" They kept messing up when recording the track, so when they finally got it right they were ecstatic. So they decided to leave it on. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Tanya - London, England, for above 2

Comments: 11

  • Preston from KentuckyThe opening guitar riff sounds like "Another Brick In The Wall"
  • Sam from Deerfield, IlI am a big green day fan, but i hate this song ( you can't love em all)
  • Rachel from Berkely , Caaww i love this song!
    its one of my fav gd songs!
    it has the best solo ever!!!!!
  • Tiffany from Oakland, Cao mi gosh i love this song and as i type, it's playing on my media player, but yeah....i love this song, 1 of my favorites
  • Katie from Berkly, CaI love this song. It's one of many on the album about how Billie Joe feels about a girl. It's nice to know that guys out there are still willing to write stuff like that without being afraid of being called sappy.
  • Alex from Gourock, United Stateshang on i m jus gna wurk out exactly wot they say... i think its "yes yes we did it"
    yes that is what they say. at the end of basket case on int/ superhits billie says "i really like that song" and at the end of walking alone on nimrod mike goes "wasn't that all, like, in one take?" sorry random info i had 2 tell someone :S
  • Brandon from Moscow Mills, MoGreat song the first time, but gets on your nerves a bit. Is it me or did they still make a couple mistakes in the song, even though it was recorded about 15 times?
  • Caitlin from Durham, NcHey im glad these songs are posted. the old songs like these are the best!!!!!!!!1 i love old green day
  • Caitlin from Durham, Ncthis song rocks!!!!!!1
  • Yuya from Kyoto, JapanZac, Tanya has a point. It might be ebcause she's one of the biggest GD fans out there.
  • Tanya from London, Englandone of my all time faves
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