AMAs 2019: Green Day celebrates 25 years of 'Dookie' on stage and fans say it brings back 'childhood memories'
To commemorate the occasion, Green Day performed the track 'Basket Case' from the album. Music lovers were blown away by the band's live performance and couldn't help but feel the nostalgia from the '90s.
American rock band Green Day celebrated the 25th anniversary of their 1994 album, Dookie, at the American Music Awards 2019 and to commemorate the occasion, they performed the track 'Basket Case' from the album. Music lovers were blown away by the band's live performance and couldn't help but feel nostalgic about the '90s.
Fans have been posting their thoughts on Twitter and talking about the childhood memories it brought back. "The @GreenDay comeback was everything America could have dreamed and more #AMAs." Another viewer wrote, "I don’t usually watch the #AMAs but when I do, it’s when @GreenDay blows the roof off with #basketcase and leaves this new generation wondering what just happened to them."
"These kids have no idea what would it be like to see Green Day performing BOBD," one tweet read and another said, "So thankful to Greenday and their performance. They instantly erased from my memory whatever the hell Halsey was doing just before #AMAs."
One fan wrote, "That @GreenDay performance (and @billieeilish's reaction to it) just cleared my skin, kept me hydrated, and told me to get a good 8 hours sleep tonight. #AMAs." "Can Green Day just perform for the rest of the night pls. My ears. #AMAs," one tweet read and another said, "Love me some @GreenDay. So many memories. Every song slays. #AMAs." Another user posted, "Watching Green Day perform Basket Case just cured my cold symptoms. So many childhood memories!"
One music lover was disappointed to see people who did not know about the band. "I’ve seen three tweets of people not knowing who @greenday is on my timeline and all I’m saying is that I’m available to inform and educate your poor souls. #AMAs," he posted. Meanwhile, another wrote, "Can someone tell me why I stopped listening to Green Day? Yeah don’t know either, surely getting back to them after tonight #amas #amas2019."
What's more, the band is all set to release their new album named Father Of All… on February 7, 2020. The band announced in September that the new album would be dropping next year and they are set to hit the road in March with Weezer and Fall Out Boy on the Hella Mega Tour to support the new release.
Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong told Billboard that their new 10-song, 28-minute album was in part inspired by Kendrick Lamar. "We wanted to create a dance groove with space between the drums and vocals [inspired by] the way Kendrick Lamar does things or old-school Motown music where it’s leading with the rhythm," he said.