Green Day – Nimrod

Green Day released Nimrod, their 5th studio album (and third on a major label), on October 14, 1997. With 18 songs on the standard edition - and an additional 4 on the Australian version - Nimrod is among Green Day's fullest albums. Likewise, the scruffy trio had plenty of room to experiment, occasionally straying far from the pop punk sound that made them famous with Dookie. While most of the songs do have their key features - quick pace, fun atmosphere, sarcastic lyrics - Green Day did throw in a few curveballs, such as their mega-hit ballad "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)," the instrumental surf rock track "Last Ride In," and the horn-infused cross-dressing anthem "King For A Day." Singles like "Hitchin' A Ride," "Good Riddance," "Redundant," and "Nice Guys Finish Last" captured most of the sounds found on Nimrod, but in spite of "Time Of Your Life" becoming a huge hit - making its way into proms, weddings, and Seinfeld finales alike - Nimrod still didn't reach the sales of Green Day's two prior albums. That's a shame, considering how diverse and full the album truly is. 

Highlights on Nimrod include "Redundant," "Hitchin' A Ride," "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)," "Haushinka," "Prosthetic Head," and "Scattered." 

Singles

Tracklist

1 Nice Guys Finish Last Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
2 Hitchin' A Ride Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
3 The Grouch Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
4 Redundant Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
5 Scattered Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
6 All The Time Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
7 Worry Rock Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
8 Platypus (I Hate You) Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
9 Uptight Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
10 Last Ride In Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
11 Jinx Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
12 Haushinka Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
13 Walking Alone Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
14 Reject Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
15 Take Back Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
16 King For A Day Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
17 Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
18 Prosthetic Head Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool  
19 Suffocate Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool Australian Version 
20 Do Da Da Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool Australian Version  
21 Desensitized Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool Australian Version; Track 19 on Japanese Version
22 You Lied Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool Australian Version  

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