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Green Day Released New Song One Eyed Bastard And It Sounds Like A PINK Hit Song

Green Day just unleashed “One Eyed Bastard,” and would you believe it? It’s like they’re running a musical circle jerk with P!NK’s “So What.” The opening riff’s playing musical Twister with déjà vu. Are they sharing notes or just on autopilot? Dive into this rebellious rendezvous—Green Day, giving you the ‘original’ feels, or not!

Green Day's new release sounds like So What from PINK

In the vibrant world of music, similarities and influences often intertwine, creating a harmonious tapestry of sounds. Green Day, the punk rock powerhouse, has recently dropped a new single titled “One Eyed Bastard,” and keen-eared listeners are drawing parallels to P!NK’s iconic 2008 breakup anthem, “So What.” Let’s delve into the melodic realms of these tracks and explore the musical intricacies that captivate our ears.

The Deja Vu Opening: A Musical Odyssey

The unmistakable opening guitar riff of “One Eyed Bastard” immediately catches the attention of avid music enthusiasts. A sense of déjà vu arises as the melody echoes the synth-driven “na-na-na” intro of P!NK’s “So What.” The riff persistently weaves its way through the track, creating a sonic bridge between Green Day’s contemporary punk vibes and the anthemic energy of P!NK’s breakup anthem.

It’s a musical odyssey that takes us back to 2008, sparking memories of resilience, rebellion, and the cathartic release that “So What” offered to listeners navigating the complexities of heartbreak.

Lyrics Fuelled by Revenge: Unraveling the Story

Beyond the musical resemblance, “One Eyed Bastard” distinguishes itself through its lyrical narrative. The lyrics are driven by a sense of revenge and empowerment, with lines like, “I’m making an offer that you cannot deny / You won’t be laughing when I’m making you cry.” This thematic departure adds a unique layer to Green Day’s creation, providing a fresh perspective on coping with challenges and channeling negative experiences into artistic expression.

Unraveling the Web of Musical Influences

In the intricate world of music, influences often form a captivating web, connecting artists across time and genres. While Green Day’s “One Eyed Bastard” draws comparisons to P!NK’s “So What,” it’s essential to note that “So What” itself shares resonances with the hard rock pioneer Deep Purple’s 1970 song, “Black Night.” This intricate web of influences showcases the interconnected nature of musical evolution.

Billie Joe Armstrong’s Creative Journey: From Riff to Reflection

Billie Joe Armstrong, the creative force behind Green Day, sheds light on the genesis of “One Eyed Bastard.” In a statement, Armstrong shares, “‘One Eyed Bastard’ started off as just a riff that I had — a shuffle, almost like a Black Sabbath kind of riff.” He continues, revealing the deeper layers of the track, “Lyrically, I was just reflecting on bad times in life. That’s the thing about nostalgia, sometimes you think, ‘That was an awful time.'”

Armstrong’s creative process unveils the dichotomy of nostalgia, where the recollection of challenging moments serves as a wellspring for artistic expression. He delves into the universal human experience, acknowledging that everyone has their share of “ugly places” where dealing with intense emotions, like revenge, becomes a therapeutic journey.

“One Eyed Bastard” as an Artistic Outlet: Navigating Ugly Thoughts

Exploring the thematic core of “One Eyed Bastard,” Armstrong emphasizes the role of songwriting as an outlet for navigating challenging emotions. “Thankfully, I have an outlet in songwriting,” he states, underlining the cathartic nature of transforming personal experiences into musical narratives. This insight offers fans a glimpse into the emotional landscape that fuels Green Day’s creative process.

Saviors Album Preview: A Sonic Teaser

“One Eyed Bastard” serves as the latest sneak peek into Green Day’s upcoming album, “Saviors,” slated for a full release on January 19th. Pre-orders are already in motion, heightening the anticipation for the band’s next musical endeavor. The track follows the release of other previews, including “The American Dream Is Killing Me,” “Look Ma, No Brains!,” and “Dilemma,” creating a musical tapestry that promises diverse sonic experiences.

A Noteworthy New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: Green Day in the Spotlight

Green Day made headlines during their nationally televised appearance on New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, where Billie Joe Armstrong made a notable alteration to the lyrics of “American Idiot.” In a bold move, he sang, “I’m not a part of the MAGA agenda,” showcasing the band’s commitment to their values and principles.

P!NK’s Bold Literary Campaign

Defying Censorship for Diversity In a dynamic collaboration with PEN America, P!NK took a stand against the stifling of diverse voices in Florida’s book bans. The curated book selection, featuring Todd Parr’s “The Family Book,” Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb,” Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” and Stacia Deutsch’s “Girls Who Code,” amplifies a chorus of narratives. P!NK, a fervent advocate for equality, passionately champions the preservation of free expression, particularly for marginalized communities.

Parallel Paths: Green Day and P!NK’s Stadium Tours

Intriguingly, both Green Day and P!NK have charted out stadium tours for the upcoming year, promising electrifying live performances. As fans eagerly anticipate the release of “Saviors,” the prospect of experiencing these tracks in a live setting adds an extra layer of excitement.

Tickets are available now, and for those ready to embark on a musical journey, Tickets Countdown offers an exclusive 10% off discount using the code “Rockon” at checkout. The guarantee of a secure and seamless ticket-buying experience adds to the anticipation of witnessing these iconic artists take the stage.

PINK Tour Dates:

UK and Europe Dates

  • 11/06 – Cardiff, Principality Stadium
  • 15/06 – London, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • 16/06 – London, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • 20/06 – Dublin, Aviva Stadium
  • 24/06 – Liverpool, Anfield Stadium
  • 25/06 – Liverpool, Anfield Stadium
  • 28/06 – Glasgow, Hampden Park
  • 29/06 – Glasgow, Hampden Park
  • 03/07 – Bern, Wankdorf Stadium (Switzerland)
  • 06/07 – Copenhagen, Parken Stadium (Denmark)
  • 10/07 – Amsterdam, Johan Cruijff ArenA (Netherlands)
  • 14/07 – Brussels, King Baudouin Stadium (Belgium)
  • 17/07 – Leipzig, Red Bull Arena (Germany)
  • 19/07 – Stuttgart, MHP Arena (Germany)
  • 21/07 – Mönchengladbach, Borussia Park (Germany)
  • 25/07 – Stockholm, Friends Arena (Sweden)

North American Tour Dates

  • August 10 – St. Louis, MO @ The Dome at America’s Center *^
  • August 14 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre *^
  • August 18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Lincoln Financial Field *^
  • August 21 – Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium *^
  • August 24 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field *^
  • August 28 – Missoula, MT @ Washington Grizzly Stadium *^
  • August 31 – Edmonton, AB @ Commonwealth Stadium *^
  • September 11 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park *^
  • September 13 – Las Vegas, NV @ Allegiant Stadium *^
  • September 15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Dodger Stadium *^
  • October 1 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium *^
  • October 3 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium *^
  • October 6 – Syracuse, NY @ JMA Wireless Dome *^
  • October 12 – Indianapolis, IN @ Lucas Oil Stadium *^
  • November 6 – Arlington, TX @ Globe Life Field *
  • November 18 – Orlando, FL @ Camping World Stadium *
  • November 23 – Miami, FL @ loanDepot park *

*  With Sheryl Crow

With The Script

Green Day Tour Dates

  • 05/30: Monte do Gozo, ES @ O Son do Camino
  • 06/01: Madrid, ES @ Road to Rio Babel
  • 06/05: Lyon Decines, FR @ LDLC Arena *
  • 06/07: Nurnberg, DE @ Rock im Park
  • 06/08: Nurburgring, DE @ Rock am Ring
  • 06/10: Berlin, DE @ Waldbühne – with Donots
  • 06/11: Hamburg, DE @ Trabrennbahn Bahrenfeld – with Donots
  • 06/15: Interlaken, CH @ Greenfield Festival
  • 06/16: Milan, IT @ I Days – Hippodrome La Maura
  • 06/18: Paris, FR @ Accor Arena – with The Interrupters
  • 06/19: Arnhem, NL @ GelreDome #
  • 06/21: Manchester, UK @ Emirates Old Trafford !
  • 06/23: Isle of Wight, UK @ Isle of Wight Festival
  • 06/25: Glasgow, UK @ Bellahouston Park !
  • 06/27: Dublin, IE @ Marlay Park !
  • 06/29: London, UK @ Wembley Stadium !
  • 07/29: Washington, DC @ Nationals Park $
  • 08/01: Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre $
  • 08/03: Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
  • 08/05: New York, NY @ Citi Field $
  • 08/07: Boston, MA @ Fenway Park $
  • 08/09: Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park $
  • 08/10: Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium $
  • 08/13: Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field $
  • 08/15: St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre ^
  • 08/17: Minneapolis, MN @ Target Field $
  • 08/20: Kansas City, KS @ Azura Amphitheatre ^
  • 08/22: Cincinnati, OH @ Great American Ballpark $
  • 08/24: Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Field $
  • 08/26: Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion ^
  • 08/28: Atlanta, GA @ Truist Park $
  • 08/30: Nashville, TN @ Geodis Park $
  • 09/01: Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park $
  • 09/04: Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park $
  • 09/07: Denver, CO @ Coors Field $
  • 09/10: Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater ^
  • 09/11: Arlington, TX @ Globe Life Field $
  • 09/14: Los Angeles, CA @ SoFi Stadium $
  • 09/18: Phoenix, AZ @ Chase Field $
  • 09/20: San Francisco, CA @ Oracle Park $
  • 09/23: Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park $
  • 09/25: Portland, OR @ Providence Park $
  • 09/28: San Diego, CA @ Petco Park $

= w/ The Interrupters

= w/ The Hives and The Interrupters

! = w/ Nothing But Thieves and Maid of Ace

$ = w/ The Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and The Linda Lindas

^ = w/ Rancid and The Linda Lindas only

A Harmonious Blend of Past and Present

In the world of music, echoes of the past often resonate in the creations of the present. Green Day’s “One Eyed Bastard” emerges as a testament to the interconnected nature of musical influences, where the past and present coalesce into a harmonious blend of sound and emotion. As we eagerly await the full release of “Saviors,” let’s revel in the anticipation of an album that promises to be a dynamic chapter in Green Day’s storied discography.

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Green Day: One Eyed Bastard

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