Green Day: '¡Dos!' 

click to enlarge 1402620.jpg

There’s definitely some old school sound going on in ¡Dos!, the second of Green Day’s 2012 trilogy, but not the kind expected. Billie Joe Armstrong actively wanted garage rock rather than punk rock to define the album, and it works most fluidly on “Lazy Bones” and “Wild One” where, if not for Armstrong’s distinctive whine, could be mistaken for a Superdrag single. A few missteps keep the album from achieving true greatness, but closer “Amy” (written about the late Amy Winehouse) harkens back to ’60s folk rock and may eventually prove to be the most endearing track of the trilogy.

★★★ (out of 5 stars)

We’re keeping you informed…
...and it’s what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years.


It’s never been more important to support local news sources. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come.


If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture. Thank you.


Tags: ,

Calendar

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation