Holiday Lyrics

Green Day


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E. Wright, Michael Pritchard
album: Track 3 in album American Idiot
release date: 2004-9-20
popularity : 77 users have visited this page.
length: 3:53
assistant engineer: Jimmy Hoyson, Joe Brown, Greg Burns, Brian Vibberts
additional engineer: Chris Dugan, Reto Peter
engineer: Doug McKean
assistant mix: Dmitar Krnjaic
mix: Chris Lord‐Alge
producer: Rob Cavallo, Green Day
composer: Green Day
lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong

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Hear the sound of the falling rain
Coming down like an Armageddon flame (Hey!)
A shame
The ones who died without a name

Hear the dogs howlin' out of key
To a hymn called faith and misery (Hey!)
And bleed, the company lost the war today

I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives
On holiday

Hear the drum pounding out of time
Another protester has crossed the line (Hey!)
To find, the money's on the other side

Can I get another Amen (Amen!)
There's a flag wrapped around a score of men (Hey!)
A gag, A plastic bag on a monument

I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives
On holiday

"The representative from California has the floor"

Sieg Heil to the president gasman
Bombs away is your punishment
Pulverize the Eiffel towers
Who criticize your government
Bang bang goes the broken glass and
Kill all the fags that don't agree
Trials by fire setting fire
Is not a way that's meant for me
Just cause
Just cause
Because we're outlaws yeah!

I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives
I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies
This is the dawning of the rest of our lives
This is our lives on Holiday

Track Listing

  • 1 American Idiot
  • 2 Jesus of Suburbia: I. Jesus of Suburbia / II. City of the Damned / III. I Don’t Care / IV. Dearly Beloved / V. Tales of Another Broken Home
  • 3 Holiday
  • 4 Boulevard of Broken Dreams
  • 5 Are We the Waiting
  • 6 St. Jimmy
  • 7 Give Me Novacaine
  • 8 She’s a Rebel
  • 9 Extraordinary Girl
  • 10 Letterbomb
  • 11 Wake Me Up When September Ends
  • 12 Homecoming: I. The Death of St. Jimmy / II. East 12th St. / III. Nobody Likes You / IV. Rock and Roll Girlfriend / V. We’re Coming Home Again
  • 13 Whatsername