It was the best of times, it was the worst of times!
It was the best batch of new releases ever, it was the worst batch of new releases ever!
It was the week in which both Green Day and Ethel Merman could be mentioned in the same breath!
It was an opportunity for a writer to construct an entire record review on the basis of a CD sticker!
And then, suddenly...it wasn't!
Green Day: 21st Century Breakdown (Reprise) As most of their fans know very well, this Friday will see the release of the first new Green Day album since 2004's American Idiot! Will it be the best album of all time or a horrifying reminder that all that was once held sacred can be unbearably banal, verging on the profane? Will the same band that once held the Kinks' "Picture Book" conspicuously sacred return again to pay tribute to Bobby Vinton's "Mr. Lonely" via their new track "Before The Lobotomy"? Will their eyeliner run, should they boldly choose to wear it? Now that being "green" has been adopted by the dreariestRead More »from Green Day For Something!