Los Angeles, CA — May 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, releases Green Day: Awesome as F**k, a guitar TAB songbook by the award-winning punk rock band.
Green Day: Awesome as F**k is a 17-song collection to the live album spanning the punk rock band’s best-loved songs, transcribed in TAB and full notation, including chord grids and lyrics. Guitarists and Green Day enthusiasts will enjoy playing and singing to favorite songs—as recorded from the band’s 21st Century Breakdown World Tour—such as “21st Century Breakdown,” “Know Your Enemy,” “Geek Stink Breath,” and many more.
Widely credited for the revival of punk rock music, Green Day has sold over 65 million albums worldwide with nearly 25 million albums sold in the U.S. alone. The Multi-platinum selling and Grammy®-Award winning band recently veered onto the Broadway scene with a stage adaptation of their Grammy-winning album American Idiot, which was met with critical acclaim from the musical theatre community.
As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, this songbook is printed on 100% recycled paper stock.
Titles: "21st Century Breakdown" (London, England) * "Know Your Enemy" (Manchester, England) * "East Jesus Nowhere" (Glasgow, Scotland) * "Holiday" (Dublin, Ireland) * "¡Viva la Gloria!" (Dallas, Texas) * "Cigarettes and Valentines" (Phoenix, Arizona) * "Burnout" (Irvine, California) * "Going to Pasalacqua" (Chula Vista, California) * "J.A.R. (Jason Andrew Relva)" (Detroit, Michigan – August, 23rd 2010) * "Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?" (New York, New York) * "Geek Stink Breath" (Saitama-Shi, Saitama) * "When I Come Around" (Berlin, Germany) * "She" (Brisbane, Australia – December 8th, 2009) * "21 Guns" (Mountain View, California) * "American Idiot" (Montreal, Quebec) * "Wake Me Up When September Ends" (Nickelsdorf, Austria) * "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" (Nickelsdorf, Austria).
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Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.
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