Review: ¡Uno! by Green Day

¡Uno! by Green DayGreen Day made the smart decision of not following up American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown with a third sprawling sociopolitical commetary of a concept album. They made the smarter decision of going back to how they did things in their early years: ¡Uno! is a burst of fresh air from the trio, a return to the past that doesn’t make them sound out of place. Sure, it’s not the most consistent album (and you can say that after the last two records) but it’s quite a fun romp, like a jam session, where the results almost always hit the spot, notably on “Kill The DJ” and “Sweet 16”. It’s hard to review this album without considering the two that will follow – ¡Dos! is out in November, while ¡Tré! drops next year – but this sounds like a good start. | 4/5


4 thoughts on “Review: ¡Uno! by Green Day

Got something?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.