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Awesome as Fuck
Awesome as Fuck
Released March 22, 2011
Genre Punk rock, alternative rock
Length 63:46
Label Reprise
Producer Green Day
Green Day chronology
Last Night on Earth: Live in Tokyo

(2009)

Awesome as Fuck

(2011)

¡Uno!

(2012)

Awesome as Fuck (marketed as Awesome as F**k) is a live album by the American punk rock band Green Day. The album was released on March 22, 2011 through Reprise Records.

The album is composed of tracks recorded during Green Day's 2009–2010 21st Century Breakdown World Tour in support of their eighth studio album 21st Century Breakdown. It includes a DVD of a concert recorded at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. It is also available in Blu-ray.

Reception

Track listing

All lyrics written by Billie Joe Armstrong except where noted; all music composed by Green Day (Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool) except where noted.

Album

No. Title Location Length
1. "21st Century Breakdown" London, England 5:51
2. "Know Your Enemy" Manchester, England 4:50
3. "East Jesus Nowhere" Glasgow, Scotland 5:09
4. "Holiday" Dublin, Republic of Ireland 4:16
5. "¡Viva la Gloria!" Dallas, Texas, United States 4:12
6. "Cigarettes and Valentines" Phoenix, Arizona, United States 2:44
7. "Burnout" Irvine, California, United States 2:16
8. "Going to Pasalacqua" (lyrics and music by Armstrong, Dirnt, and John Kiffmeyer) Chula Vista, California, United States 4:02
9. "J.A.R. (Jason Andrew Relva)" (lyrics by Dirnt) Clarkston, Michigan, United States 2:44
10. "Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?" New York, New York, United States 3:22
11. "Geek Stink Breath" Saitama, Saitama, Japan 2:07
12. "When I Come Around" Berlin, Germany 3:11
13. "She" Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 2:40
14. "21 Guns" Mountain View, California, United States 5:56
15. "American Idiot" Montreal, Quebec, Canada 4:23
16. "Wake Me Up When September Ends" Nickelsdorf, Austria 3:11
17. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" Nickelsdorf, Austria 3:00
Total length: 63:46

Video

Live at the Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan on January 23 & 24, 2010
No. Title Length
1. "21st Century Breakdown"
2. "Know Your Enemy"
3. "East Jesus Nowhere"
4. "Holiday"
5. "The Static Age"
6. "¡Viva la Gloria!"
7. "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
8. "Burnout"
9. "Geek Stink Breath"
10. "Welcome to Paradise"
11. "When I Come Around"
12. "My Generation" (music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, originally performed by The Who)
13. "She"
14. "21 Guns"
15. "American Eulogy"
16. "Jesus of Suburbia"
17. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"
Live in Phoenix, Arizona on August 30, 2010
No. Title Length
18. "Cigarettes and Valentines"

Personnel

Band

Additional musicians

  • Jason White – lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Jason Freese – keyboards, horns, backing vocals
  • Jeff Matika – rhythm guitar, backing vocals

Production

Album

  • Chris Dugan – mix engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Kevin Lemoine – recording engineer
  • Brad Kobylckzak – recording engineer
  • Mike Manning – assistant engineer
  • Kumar Butler – assistant engineer
  • Sergio Almonte – assistant engineer
  • Nick Tresko – assistant engineer
  • Ben Hirschfield – assistant engineer

Video

  • Chris Dugan – director
  • Bill Berg-Hillinger – director, editor, colorist
  • Ryan Cooke – additional editor
  • Michael Mastrangelo – additional editor
  • Carl Jordan – additional editor
  • Tammy Berg – additional editor
  • Bill Butterfield – additional editor
  • Chris Johnston – post-audio mixing
  • David May – post producer
  • Justin Lomax – editor of "Cigarettes and Valentines"
  • Shane Ruggieri – colorist of "Cigarettes and Valentines"

Artwork

  • Chris Bilheimer – art direction
  • Chris Dugan – photography

References