Green Day - American Idiot Lyrics

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Don't wanna be an American idiot
Don't want a nation under the new media
And can you hear the sound of hysteria?
The subliminal mind-**** America

Welcome to a new kind of tension
All across the alien nation
Where everything isn't meant to be okay
Television dreams of tomorrow
We're not the ones who're meant to follow
For that's enough to argue

Well maybe I'm the ****** America
I'm not a part of a redneck agenda
Now everybody do the propaganda
And sing along to the age of paranoia

Welcome to a new kind of tension
All across the alien nation
Where everything isn't meant to be okay
Television dreams of tomorrow
We're not the ones who're meant to follow
For that's enough to argue

Don't wanna be an American idiot
One nation controlled by the media
Information Age of hysteria
It's calling out to idiot America

Welcome to a new kind of tension
All across the alien nation
Where everything isn't meant to be okay
Television dreams of tomorrow
We're not the ones who're meant to follow
For that's enough to argue

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 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


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E., Iii Wright, Frank Edwin Wright Iii, Michael Pritchard, Mike Dirnt, Mike Ryan Pritchard, Tre Cool
    album: Track 1 in album American Idiot
    release date: 2004-9-20
    popularity : 297 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Alternative Rock/Punk/Power Pop/Pop Rock
    lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong
    composer: Green Day
    Album Information
    label: Reprise Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 093624877721
    script: Latin