Geek Stink Breath
Geek Stink Breath
Released September 25, 1995
Genre Punk rock
Length 2:15
Insomniac songs
Stuck with Me Geek Stink Breath No Pride

Geek Stink Breath is the fourth track on Insomniac, as well as the first single from the album.

Song Meaning

The lyrics tell of the singer leading a "path of self-destruction" through the use of methamphetamine, and the effects of this drug on his body. The lyrics were inspired by Billie Joe's own experiences, as well as the people around him that he saw lose control of their lives because of their addictions.

Track listing

Single CD
No. Title Length
1. "Geek Stink Breath" 2:15
2. "I Want to Be on T.V" 1:17
3. "Don't Wanna Fall in Love"  1:40

Music Video

Green Day - Geek Stink Breath (Official Music Video)

Green Day - Geek Stink Breath (Official Music Video)


Chart (1995) Peak


Australia (ARIA) 40
Canada Top Singles (RPM) 22
Canada Rock/Alternative (RPM) 1
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 5
Germany (Official German Charts) 73
Ireland (IRMA) 27
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 11
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 28
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 16
US Radio Songs (Billboard) 27
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard) 9
US Alternative Songs (Billboard) 3


Main article: Geek Stink Breath/Lyrics