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Nobody Likes You
By Marc Spitz

Nobody Likes You

Inside the Turbulent Life, Times and Music of "Green Day"

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Nobody Likes You by Marc Spitz

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In 1994 punk rock trio Green Day were on top of the world with DOOKIE, their massive hit album. They were loud, fast, bratty, pissed off, hopeless, truthful, drunk, maybe high, and somehow, absolutely massive. It was glorious. But by 2004, the hoopla seemed to be over. The band were still respected by up-and-coming bands, but their album sales were down. And then, in October 04, came a new album, AMERICAN IDIOT. A furious and impassioned reaction against American politics - and in particular George W. Bush - AMERICAN IDIOT spoke directly to millions of people around the globe. Once again Green Day were reaching legions of disaffected teenagers as well as millions of older fans. Few bands achieve Green Day's early success, and even fewer come back for an even more explosive second act. Highly respected rock journalist Marc Spitz has interviewed the band many times, and has won their respect. His book will be the definitive history of the band, charting their transformation from snotty-nosed mall rats into the ultimate punk rock protest band - The Clash for the 21st century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780316732871
ISBN-10: 0316732877
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Little, Brown Book Group
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marc Spitz

Marc Spitz is Senior Writer for SPIN magazine. He is also a respected playwright and novelist. He has interviewed Green Day many times as well as other modern music icons, including The Strokes, Nine Inch Nails, and Morrissey.

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