Thursday, May 14, 2009

Gears of Rock reviews "21st Century Breakdown"

I've talked about the new Green Day album "21st Century Breakdown" here and there, but Gears of Rock has reviewed it. Excerpt:

With every pop-punk cliche accounted for on 21st Century Breakdown, the rock trio continues to prove that they dominate the scene with their perfect delivery and execution of the fundamentals....Green Day has mastered the formula, pulling it off better than any pop act since Abba.

Read the rest here. And before you complain about a band hewing to a formula, consider that bands as diverse as George Thorogood, Led Zeppelin, and Michael Jackson have stuck to formulas, and have enjoyed great artistic success as a result. Know what you can do.
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